Recall: Armitage cat and dog flea/tick drops

An unknown quantity of the Armitage Pet Care Flea and Tick Drops for Dogs containing permethrin has been distributed in packaging labelled Armitage Flea Drops for Cats and Kittens.
Armitage Pet Care Flea Drops for Cats & Kittens

Permethrin is a chemical used widely as insecticide, but to cats it is extremely dangerous. It can cause severe and even fatal poisoning, so the company says if you have any of the products below do not use them on your pets.

Armitage is recalling the following products:

  • Armitage Pet Care flea drops for cats and kittens
  • Armitage Pet Care flea and tick drops for dogs

If you have one of the products named above, the company are advising that you return it to where you bought it from.

Alternatively, contact John Tharratt at Bio-Tech Solutions Ltd on 08704 450 154 or via email on JTharratt@btsl.uk.com.

No other Armitage Pet Care products are thought to be affected.

For more info on the dangers of permethrin to cats, and why dog flea treatments should never be used on cats, see the International Cat Care website.

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