1. R

    Are fleas sentient

    Are fleas sentient beings? Is it morally wrong to kill them if your animal has fleas? Should we just use repellents? What is your opinion; if an animal has fleas and is really suffering, should we kill the fleas? Is there another way to remove fleas without killing them?
  2. Second Summer

    Fleas - how to identify and kill

    Have you ever had fleas in your house? Feel free to share your experiences in this thread. Below is my own story. Back in 2012 I discovered mystery bites on my person, mostly around my ankles and legs. New bites seemed to appear every day or so, and yet I couldn't figure out where they were...
  3. beancounter

    Life Sciences Black death was not spread by rat fleas, say researchers

    Apparently, it was air-borne. http://www.theguardian.com/science/2014/mar/29/black-death-not-spread-rat-fleas-london-plague