Cat Ticks

Tick infestation of pets is highly common. It can be seasonal in temperate areas, or year-round in warmer places.

The Danger of Ticks Infestation

Ticks are the most important vectors of diseases in veterinary medicine: they can transmit the causative agents of babesiosis, Lyme disease, ehrlichiosis, anaplasmoses, tick-borne encephalitis, etc.
Female ticks lay eggs
Female ticks lay eggs

Averagely 3000 to 10000 eggs are laid at once


Adult female ticks lay eggs on the ground, not on the host. The process usually within 24-48 hours. The female ticks then die. 

Tick Life Cycle
Tick Life Cycle

Tick has wide range of hosts. Life cycle of tick has 4 stages:


Egg > Larvae > Nymph > Adult


Each stage (except egg) of ticks requires a new host for feeding.

Tick infestation can be dangerous
Tick infestation can be dangerous

The direct pathogenic effect of ticks is linked to their blood meal.


Heavy tick infestations may lead to anaemia. There might also be local skin injury at the site of attachment with local inflammatory reactions, which may predispose to secondary bacterial infection.

NexGard Combo
Tick control means protection

Use effective acaricidal product regularly for optimal protection.


Gently monthly dose of acaricidal product such as NexGard® COMBO can protect cats against the various pathogenic effects related to tick infestation.


The once-monthly protection against harmful parasite.