i dont normally put flea prevention on kuma anymore, i just bath her each week yadayda. recently she had problems with ants biting her and the vet suggested trying advantix in the hopes of repelling the ants. i put a dose on her last night and within 30 minutes she was itching like crazy. i washed it off her immediately and this morning she is quite itchy and cant stand to be touched in that area. it should wear off after a day or 2 and im not going to use to advantix again. anyway, my mum mentioned to me this morning that a pile of lawn beetles had come up to the surface of the backyard lawn and died. she thought it was really strange that it happened in one area. then it clicked, thats where i washed the advantix off! i couldnt believe that even when highly diluted, it was killing big lawn beetles! i thought this stuff was only strong enough to kill fleas etc. scary. no wonder kuma reacted to it! im even questioning using advantage on my cat now :? i didnt realise it was THAT strong.