Cats and other pets need to be kept out of the area while Conquer Liquid Insecticide is being applied, and until it has thoroughly dried. Once it is dry, it is safe for pets to be allowed back into the area.
You can also help by creating a "tick safe zone" in your yard. You should have an area that is at least 9 ft wide between your yard and any wooded area. Trim back trees to allow as much sunlight as possible into your yard. Keep grass as short as possible. Remove as much leaf litter as possible. A clearly defined, well manicured border between your yard and any wooded areas or weedy lots will reduce the chance of ticks infesting your yard.
Conquer has a three year shelf life from the date of purchase if kept away from extreme temperatures. Please take a few moments to read over our article How to Get Rid of Fleas to learn how to implement a successful Flea control program.
Yes, per the Conquer Liquid Insecticide product label: "For the control of fleas, thoroughly apply a fine particle broadcast spray, using 1 ounce per gallon of water, to infested rugs, carpets, and pet resting areas. The addition of an IGR like Precor IGR Concentrate is recommend when treating for fleas."