My poor animals..

I couldn’t believe this.
I had just finished applying Hartz 4 in 1 flea and tick drops to my dogs, Buddy and Katie. I gave Buddy the 31 to 45 lbs dosage, Katie got the 16 to 30 lbs dosage, and Annah, my cat, got the 4 to 15 lbs dosage for dogs…
At the time, I did not know that it wasn’t safe to put the flea killer for dogs on my cat, because I figured that a smaller dosage would be okay. I was told this by a friend and I thought she knew what she was talking about.
However, not two minutes after I put it on the cat, my mother alerted me that this was only to be used on dogs and ONLY on dogs.. I immediately washed her with some Softsoap that was in the bathroom (at the time I didn’t have any Dawn dishsoap) and rinsed her with a lot of water. She wasn’t very happy at all.
Then I came upstairs and went online, searching for the dangers of the usage of flea killer for dogs on cats. I found this website and I was shocked. I can’t believe they are selling poison for our animals… and after we had been bathing them weekly with Hartz 3 in 1 Foaming shampoo and after I had sprayed the WHOLE house with Hartz 3 in 1 Home Spray, which, might I add, also contains permethrin.. TOXIC TO CATS. They never even put a label on it saying it might be hazardous to your cat.. My poor Annah.
Needless to say, I searched some more and found that bathing the pets with Dawn dishsoap helped, so I called my grandma and borrowed some from her. I gave Buddy and Katie a thorough washing, as well as little Annah again. She was super angry by this time.
None of my pets so far have showed any signs of poisoning. I’ll be monitoring them all night as I will not be sleeping. I have work at 5 in the morning and I just don’t care. I have more concern about my babies than sleep.
I just cannot get over the fact that all these products are so dangerous and that I just sprayed the entire house today with something that could make Annah fatally sick.
Word definately needs to be spread. I can tell you, I will be boycotting and spreading the word to everyone I know. The Hartz flea collars are coming off, and I am definately investing in some Frontline.

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