PetArmor® Plus Flea and Tick Protection for Cats


She deserves vet-quality flea and tick protection all year around. PetArmor Plus for Cats is a fast-acting topical that kills fleas, flea eggs, flea larvae, ticks and chewing lice for up to 30 days. Help protect your cat from the diseases fleas and ticks carry, including ticks that may transmit Lyme disease by applying a treatment every month. Feel confident your cat is protected and save a trip to the vet.

Fleas and ticks can be present all year around, even in colder climates, and can lay dormant for several months before hatching. PetArmor and the Companion Animal Parasite Council recommend treating your cat each month throughout the year to help prevent flea and tick infestations. Used a directed, PetArmor Plus can stop infestations and help prevent reinfestation.

How to Apply

Applying PetArmor Plus flea and tick protection at home is easy. Just follow these steps each time you use the product.

Before You Apply

Applying correctly starts with purchasing the correct product. Before purchasing, weigh your cat. Don't guess! It is important to know your cat’s exact weight. PetArmor Plus for Cats is available in one weight break for cats and kittens weighing 1.5 pounds and over. DO NOT attempt to split doses between cats.

DO NOT USE THIS PRODUCT ON DOGS. Be sure to choose cat products for cats and dog products for dogs. These products are different formulations based on the species and your pet’s weight and SHOULD NEVER be used interchangeably. PetArmor Plus for Dogs is available to protect your dog.

Don't forget to consider your cat's age. ONLY use PetArmor Plus for Cats on cats and kittens over 8 weeks of age.

Read the entire label carefully before using any product on your cat. For additional help or more information, our social care team is available to answer your questions Mon-Friday, 8am to 4pm CST. Or you can call us at 1-888-908-8425.

Applying the Product

  1. Remove product tubes from the package.
  2. Separate one tube from the others.
  3. Hold the tube with notched end pointing up and away from the face and body. Use scissors to cut off the narrow end at the notches along the line.
  4. While holding the cat with one hand, use the other hand to apply the solution. Invert the tube and use the narrow end to part the cat's hair.
  5. Apply contents of one tube as a spot between the shoulder blades.
  6. Hold the cat for a few seconds to give the solution time to be absorbed into the cat’s coat.
  7. Wash hands thoroughly with soap and water.

Keep treated pets apart from each other, other pets and children for 24 hours after treatment and until the product is dry. This helps prevent pets from ingesting the topical by licking or grooming one another.

What does this product kill?

PetArmor Plus for Cats kills adult fleas, flea eggs, flea larvae, ticks, chewing lice and prevents the development of flea pupae. It controls mites that may cause sarcoptic mange and kills deer ticks that can transmit Lyme disease. It also kills brown dog ticks, American dog ticks, and lone star ticks and prevents flea reinfestations for four weeks.

How long will it take for the product to begin to work?

The product should begin to kill fleas within about 12 hours of contact with your cat. It may take closer to 48 hours to begin to kill ticks.

Can I apply the product right after I bathe my cat?

No. Make sure that your cat is completely dry before applying the product. It is best to wait 12 hours to assure that the cat is completely dry prior to application.

How often can I apply PetArmor Plus for Cats?

You should not reapply the product any more often than once every four weeks.

Can I use a dog flea and tick product on my cat if I dilute the solution or only apply a partial application of the product?

NO. ONLY use flea and tick products on cats that are specifically made for cats. Every flea and tick package will indicate which type of animal that product can be used on as well as weight break.

Can my children play with the cat after I've applied the product?

We recommend separating children and pets until the product has had a chance to dry for 24-48 hours.

Does your product have an expiration date? What is the shelf life of the product?

When properly stored and under ideal conditions, the product has a three-year shelf life. If there has been a variance in temperature (extreme heat for example), it may reduce the effectiveness of the product. Be sure to store the product in a cool (below 77°F/25°C) dry place inaccessible to children and pets. Do not refrigerate and protect from direct sunlight.

Who do I contact if I have questions about PetArmor?

For any questions regarding PetArmor products, our social care team is available to answer your questions Mon-Friday, 8am to 4pm CST. Or you can call us 24 hours, seven days a week at 1-888-908-8425.

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PetArmor Plus for Cats kills fleas, flea eggs, flea larvae, ticks, and chewing lice for
up to 30 days.