What Damage Can Deet (diethyltoluamide) Cause?
DEET Can Cause Sevear Damages to Your Brain!
When we need to fight flea and tick infestations of home or fleas and ticks on cats or on other pets, we often only think to get rid of the pests and seldom go reading the ingredients of the flea treatment we plan on buying.
Killing fleas is not the only problem our dear pets may suffer from.
With the hot summer season many more pesky bugs and insects abound, most common one is the dreaded MOSQUITO. :cry:
Especially if you and your pet go outdoors, mosquitoes and bugs can ruin your day and perhaps infect you with some disease.
Some flea treatments for cats include Deet, as do many commercial mosquito repellents. So beware, because the chemical DEET (diethyltoluamide) is proven to be harmful to humans. Even the EPA says that if used often, DEET can harm us.
When you spray a mosquito repellent with diethyltoluamide onto your skin, the DEET gets absorbed into your body and eventually enters your bloodstream.
Thus, DEET gets pumped through to your entire nervous system.
Since Deet has been proven to kill brain cells, causing neurological damage, you might wish to consider avoiding it altogether.
Even if you just spray your cat with an insect repellent containing Deet, the poison might rub onto you when you touch your cat or when it sits on you or rubs against you…
If you have heavy exposure to DEET, you may experience memory loss, headache, fatigue, muscle and joint pain, and shortness of breath.
Consider the damaging inner poisonous effects Deet might have on your little pet cat!
DEET could be considered a poison, but the EPA feels that in small doses it’s OK for us.
For some of us who are more sensitive than others and more environmentaly conscious, I suggest you look for insect repellents that are DEET-free.
Warning: Even some sunscreens contain DEET, so check out the ingredients.
Deet-Free Mosquito & Flea Repellents
Alternatives DEET free bug & mosquito Repellents for Cats, Pets and Humans are healthier for you and your pets.
A new kind of mosquito repellent is this wrist band for humans and pets. They claim it works for 95% of users and lasts up to 100h. It’s tested safe for babies and kids, water-proot and sweat-proof, non-toxic and inexpensive.
Wishing you a happy, healthy bug free and deet-free summer!