Pictures of Fleas on Cats

flea on cat

It is very important to know what fleas look like. Cat fleas carry tapeworms and other infectious agents. Adult fleas feed on blood, which can cause anemia in kittens. Also, fleas can cause itchy bites on both your cat and humans.

Take a look at these pictures of fleas on cats and decide if your cat and home has an infestation:

Picture of Fleas on a Cat

Picture of Fleas on a Cat

In the photo below, you can see the black dots scattered throughout the cat’s hair. This is not dirt, but rather small little fleas living and feeding off of the cat.

When examining your cat, it is important to look closely and thoroughly. Flea infestations are not always this easy to spot. Many times the fleas will hide on their hindquarters and around the head or neck.

Closeup Picture of a Flea on a Cat

Closeup Picture of a Flea on a Cat

In the second photo, you can see a closeup of what a flea looks like on a cat. The adult flea is pretty mean looking closeup and it truly is a menace to those felines it encounters. However, with today’s technology there is no excuse for living with a flea infestation.

If you have a cat, fleas may be an issue at some point. Spend some time on this site and you will learn how to get rid of fleas like these from your pets and home.

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