Both ticks and fleas are commonly found on cats and are unfortunately more than just an uncomfortable inconvenience. While they are both common problems, neither are a welcome issue, and it is best to treat your cat as soon as you see the signs. It can be very easy to spot ticks on your cat, they cling to their skin and feed on their blood, this makes them swell up and much easier to spot. You should be able to remove the ticks yourself but it important to ensure that the whole tick is removed. Fleas are smaller and in order to eradicate them you will need a specific flea treatment. If you notice that your cat is scratching more frequently or that bare patches have appeared in their fur, it may mean that they have a flea infestation. With both ticks and flea's prevention offers the best solution and here at Petfleas, we have a wide variety of suitable treatments in our online store.