A few weeks ago I bought Hartz Ultra Guard Plus flea and tick collar for my cat. It all started with some stray cats that have been roaming around my back porch. My cat for the first time in 5 years ended up with fleas. So when I was at the grocery store I decided to get her a flea collar. I placed it on her neck and about two weeks later I felt a clump of hair around her neck under the collar. I took it off her immediately to investigate. She has a complete ring around neck now. She had been badly burned by the chemicals on the collar. Im so sick to my stomach. I cant believe that I have let this happen to her. She is the sweetest thing ever. Her name is Atira, she has long silky black hair and is the reason I didnt notice the burn sooner. Im afraid that the area is getting infected now. I have little money but I have to take her to the vet, the burn is bad. Hartz should pay for this…..but I know that wont happen. Some people may think its silly to be heart broken, but I love her so much, my stomach is truly turned and i feel so bad for her. She probably thinks I put that darn thing on her to punish her…its not fare. Im a single guy and she is all I have. She makes everyday that much better to me.. I truly cant believe that a product could still be on the shelves or the active chemical is not banned yet. And to hear that Hartz continuously places the blame on the owners for improper use of the product. Very Sad…..Isnt there something we can do to get that know chemical banned? Is anyone looking out for us and our pets?