Life Without Baby

Filling the silence in the motherhood discussion

It Got Me Thinking…About Fleas January 24, 2012

By Kathleen Guthrie Woods

According to an ad for Advantage®II, a mama flea can lay 2,000 eggs during her lifetime.

I realize that statistic is meant to scare me into buying their flea-killing product for my pets, but all I can think is, “That is so friggin’ unfair!”

Kathleen Guthrie Woods is a Northern California–based freelance writer. She shares her office with two big dogs.


6 Responses to “It Got Me Thinking…About Fleas”

  1. CiCi Says:

    2,000 eggs…I just want one good one 😉

  2. Kathleen Guthrie Woods Says:


  3. Kellie Says:

    Couldn’t agree more…..friggin unfair!

  4. Ha Ha 🙂 Thanks for the laugh

  5. Mali Says:

    Greedy fleas!

  6. lmanterfield Says:

    Oops, accidentally posted two posts today. Double Kathleen, double the fun!

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