Sentry Purrscription Plus Flea & Tick Review
Fleas are something that you want to completely avoid as a cat owner; unfortunately this sometimes borders on the impossible.
Since there are multiple options for flea and tick control available, we want to help make that choice easier for you.
Let’s see how Sentry Purrscriptions Plus Flea and Tick Squeeze On
Sentry Purrscriptions Plus Flea and Tick Squeeze On claims to kill fleas and ticks, and also repels mosquitoes. It also kills larvae.
Once applied, the treatment repels mosquitoes for up to a month. Flea and tick re-infestation is prevented for up to three months.
Here’s a detailed list of insects you can use Sentry Purrscriptions Plus Flea and Tick Squeeze On for –
- Adult fleas
- Mosquitoes, particularly mosquitoes that carry the West Nile virus
There’s no information on how soon pet owners can expect the treatment to start killing fleas, although based on what users have mentioned in product reviews, it seems like the product takes about 24 hours to kill fleas and ticks.
How it Works
Sentry Purrscriptions Plus Flea and Tick Squeeze On is a spot on treatment. It’s not clear from the product description if it comes with an applicator.
The treatment comes in two sizes – one for cats that are less than 5 lbs and are over 12 weeks of age, and one for cats that are between 2.2 lbs and 5 lbs.
Sentry Purrscriptions Plus Flea and Tick Squeeze On has the following ingredients –
- 55.0% Etofenprox
- 2.20% Pyriproxyfen
- 42.8% other ingredients
Etofenprox is a pyrethroid that is harmless to humans and is environment friendly. It acts by opening sodium channels in neuronal membranes causing paralysis and death.
Pyriproxyfen prevents larvae from developing into adults.
There is no information on whether Sentry Purrscriptions Plus Flea and Tick Squeeze On is a waterproof treatment or how often should the standard 3-month supply of the product be applied to your cat.
The product is available on most pet care websites and as an over the counter treatment. It should be used on cats over 12 weeks of age.
Product Warnings and Side Effects
Sentry Purrscriptions Plus Flea and Tick Squeeze On can cause mild skin irritation in humans.
Individual pets may react differently to the treatment. Consult a vet before using on aged, diseased, or pregnant cats.
We haven’t seen many favorable reviews for Sentry Purrscriptions Plus Flea and Tick Squeeze On. Most pet owners complain that the treatment is greasy and makes their cats lethargic. There is also a rare percentage of pet owners who have seen improvements using this treatment.
Our advice – try at your own risk.
If you’ve used this product, let us know what you thought about it in the comments section below.