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Zoetis Enables Cat Owners to Protect Their Pets Against Fleas, Ticks and More with New Revolution® Plus

First-of-its-kind, 6-in-1 pest preventative product provides protection for cats and kittens of every lifestyle

PARSIPPANY, N.J. – Feb. 12, 2019Zoetis is giving cat owners a good reason to “tick the box” for parasite prevention with the launch of Revolution® Plus (selamectin and sarolaner topical solution), a new topical product providing 6-in-1 pest protection against parasites common to cats and kittens of every lifestyle (indoor-only, indoor/outdoor, and outdoor-only). This new pest preventative is the only product that combines protection against fleas, three types of ticks, ear mites, roundworms, hookworms and heartworms.1 It is approved for cats and kittens as young as eight weeks of age and weighing 2.8 pounds or greater.2 Cat owners seeking this wide range of protection can request Revolution Plus through their veterinarian’s office.

“Whatever a cat’s lifestyle – even if the cat prefers to spend all of its time indoors – year-round protection from parasites is an essential element to ensuring overall wellness,” said Gary Norsworthy,3 DVM, DABVP (Feline), Alamo Feline Health Center, San Antonio, Texas. “Cat owners everywhere can now rely upon the innovative Revolution Plus, which provides broad-spectrum protection with advanced flea- and tick-killing power for every cat, of every lifestyle, every month.”

Revolution Plus is a simple-to-apply, quick-drying, small-volume, monthly topical solution with unique dual action against fleas and ear mites. It kills fleas before they can lay eggs and kills ticks for a full month.

“It’s important that every cat owner provides their feline friends with broad-spectrum parasite protection, whether their cats and kittens live indoors-only, outdoors, or both,” said Tara Bidgood, DVM, PhD, Diplomate ACVCP, Executive Director, Veterinary Professional Services, Zoetis Petcare. “We encourage cat owners to speak with their veterinarians about Revolution Plus to address the harmful threat of feline parasites and ensure the close bonds between cats and their families are preserved.”

For more information about Revolution Plus, visit www.revolutionplus.com.

About Revolution Plus 
Revolution Plus is a simple-to-apply, quick-drying, small-volume, monthly topical solution that protects against fleas (Ctenocephalides felis), ticks (black-legged or deer tick (Ixodes scapularis), Gulf Coast tick (Amblyomma maculatum) and American dog tick (Dermacentor variabilis)), ear mites (Otodectes cynotis), roundworms (Toxocara cati), hookworms (Ancylostoma tubaeforme), and heartworms (Dirofilaria immitis) for cats and kittens as young as eight weeks of age and weighing 2.8 pounds or greater.

IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION 
The safe use of Revolution Plus has not been established in kittens less than 8 weeks old or in breeding, pregnant or lactating cats. Reported side effects in clinical trials included lethargy and anorexia. Use with caution in cats with a history of neurologic disorders. Sarolaner, one of the ingredients in Revolution Plus, is a member of the isoxazoline class, which has been associated with adverse reactions such as tremors, ataxia, and seizures. Reactions have occurred in cats with or without a history of neurologic disorders. In humans, Revolution Plus may be irritating to skin and eyes. See full Prescribing Information at www.zoetisUS.com/RevolutionPlusPI.

About Zoetis
Zoetis
is the leading animal health company, dedicated to supporting its customers and their businesses. Building on more than 60 years of experience in animal health, Zoetis discovers, develops, manufactures and markets veterinary vaccines, medicines and diagnostics, which are complemented by genetic tests, biodevices and a range of services. Zoetis serves veterinarians, livestock producers and people who raise and care for farm and companion animals with sales of its products in more than 100 countries. In 2017, the company generated annual revenue of $5.3 billion with approximately 9,000 employees. For more information, visit www.zoetis.com

For further information, contact:
Colleen White
973-822-7203 (o)
colleen.white@zoetis.com

Danielle Paleafico
973-588-2184 (o)
dpaleafico@coynepr.com

References:
1.See “About Revolution Plus”
2. Revolution Plus Package Insert and the Revolution Package Insert
3. Dr. Gary Norsworthy has a consulting relationship with Zoetis