Revolution Cats Frequently Asked Questions

How often can I use Revolution on my cat or kitten?

You can use Revolution on your cat fortnightly if you have a bad enough flea problem. You should only need to use it once a month. If you notice fleas coming back before the month is up, it is a good idea to treat again.

How long does Revolution last on cats?

Revolution lasts for a full month. If fleas come back before the end of the month is up, you should re-dose again.

How long after using Revolution can I wash my cat?

You should not wash your cat or kitten for 2 hours after application. For the rest of the month Revolution is water resistant.

At what age can I start using Revolution on kittens?

Revolution can be used on kittens as young as 6 weeks of age.

How do I apply Revolution onto my cat?

  • Depress the cap to puncture the seal on the tube, then remove the cap to apply.
  • Part the hair on the back at the base of the neck in front of the shoulder blades until the skin is visible.
  • Place the tip of the tube on the skin and squeeze the tube to empty its entire contents directly onto the skin in one spot.
  • Apply the product directly to the skin without massaging into the site.
  • Avoid contact between the product and your fingers
  • Do not apply when the hair coat is wet
  • Bathing or shampooing the cat two or more hours after treatment will NOT reduce the efficacy


How effective is Revolution for Cats in treating for fleas?

We find that it works great in killing and keeping fleas off cat's and kitten's. It has proven time again that it is one of the leading flea treatments for cats on the pet market.

How effective is Revolution for Cats in treating for heartworm?

Revolution works well in preventing heartworm in cats. It must be applied on a monthly basis to prevent heartworm disease. It should be applied year round or at least within one month after your cats first exposure to mosquitoes and monthly thereafter until the end of the mosquito season. Revolution may be safely applied to heartworm infeceted cats, however, it is recommended in accordance with good veterinary practice, that all cats over 6 months of age be tested for existing heartworm infections before beginning medication with Revolution.

How effective is Revolution for Cats in treating ear mites?

In laboratory studies done by Revolution, it was found that just 1 dose was 100% effective in treating for ear mites. In field studies where re-infestation was possible Revolution eliminated 100% of ear mites in cats. Using monthly will treat any subsequent ear mite infestations. As well as using Revolution, cleansing of the infested ears is recommended to remove the debris.

How effective is Revolution for Cats in treating for hookworms and roundworms?

A single treatment of Revolution should clear any hookworms and roundworms the cat may have. Monthly use will control these intestinal worm infections.

What is in Revolution that makes it work?

Revolution contains SELAMECTIN which is a novel semi-synthetic compound of the macrocyclic lactone class.

What company makes Revolution for Cats?

Pfizer is the company that makes Revolution for Cats.

How long does it take for Revolution for Cats to work?

Revolution will start to kill and repel fleas from your cat or kitten within half an hour and then within 24 hours should be in full cycle. It is recommended not to wash your cat for about 2 to 3 hours after application.

Is the Revolution for Cats I can buy off, the same as I buy from my vet?

Yes, the Revolution we sell is the same product as you would buy from your vet. This is the Australian version of the Revolution product. The difference is our packets are marked in Kgs where your vets may be marked in lbs. All calculations are done for you on the site so you know what size Revolution to order.

What does Revolution for Cats treat for?

Revolution for Cats will treat Adult Fleas, Flea Eggs, Flea Larvae, Ear Mites, Heartworms, Hookworms and Roundworms.

If my cat or kitten has any side effects to Revolution what should I do?

If you notice your cat or kitten have any side effects what so ever after using Revolution, call or take your cat to the vet as soon as possible. It is very rare that your cat will have any side effects due to Revolution.

Revolution is only available to Australian customers.

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