How to Get Rid of Fleas on Kittens

Consult a Veterinarian

Always check with a vet before starting flea treatment on kittens to ensure safety and effectiveness.

Use a Flea Comb

Gently comb through the kitten's fur with a flea comb to remove fleas and flea dirt.


Bathe the kitten with a mild, kitten-safe shampoo to help remove fleas. Avoid using regular flea shampoos meant for adult cats.

Environmental Control

Clean the kitten's bedding and surrounding area regularly to eliminate flea eggs and larvae.

Flea Traps

Use flea traps in areas where the kitten spends time to reduce the flea population.

Treat Other Pets

When dealing with a flea infestation on a kitten, it's crucial to treat all pets in your household for fleas, not just the affected kitten.

Topical Treatments

Utilize vet-approved topical flea treatments formulated specifically for kittens. These treatments are safe and effective, targeting fleas without harming delicate kitten skin.

Regular Monitoring

Frequently check the kitten for signs of fleas and re-treat as necessary following vet guidelines.