Thread: Fleas (no pets)
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Old 02-06-2017, 03:55 PM
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If mice was causing the flea infestation, yes, you'd know you had a mouse problem ...

I think the most likely scenario here is these stray cats come and scratch themselves on your front door stoop ... dislodging flea eggs which you pick up with your shoes and grind into your carpet ... eggs hatch, feed on the feces you tracked in and soon enough they'll molt into adult fleas ...

How feral are these stray cats? ... will they come to you with the offering of food? ... will they let you pet them? ... what you're looking for (or feeling for I guess) would be what seems to be scabs on their skin ... typically on the back of the neck and behind the ears ... these would be the egg/poop clusters on the cats ... that would be the "smoking gun" ...