This is a followup to my previous question. I’m trying to figure out if my…

This is a followup to my previous question. I’m trying to figure out if my cat Gremlin still has fleas. I haven’t seen any recently, but she is still scratching and grooming excessively, and I keep finding dirt on the windowsill where she likes to sit.

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julie brader
5 years ago

It looks too big for flea dirt to me but Sarahs tip will tell you if it is or not. 

Sarah Dodd
5 years ago

An easy way to tell is to dab it with a moist paper towel. Flea dirt is blood (the larvae feed on it – gross, I know!) so when it is pressed with a wet paper towel you’ll see red on the paper.