Cat flea

(Ctenocephalides felis)


The cat flea is now the most common cause of flea infestations. Its main host is the domestic cat, while its secondary hosts include domestic dogs, rats, dwarf rabbits, goats, sheep, cattle, horses and humans.

The adult creatures are 1.5 to 3.2 mm long. For more biological information, see the description for the dog flea.



The damage caused is as described for the dog flea.