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Hi. Firstly, let me say that I'm posting from South Africa, not the UK; but this looks like the most active 'bug' forum I've found! I hope someone can help us
We've just noticed a whole bunch of tiny (about 1 millimeter) bugs on our kitchen windowsill and counters. They scury around, but can jump like fleas!
We've recently put some herbs on the windowsil, as well as gotten a kitten. Could either of those things caused this?
Are these guys anything to worry about?
I think these are Springtails (Collembola), a kind of insects, but not quite:
You don't have to worry about them. They won't bite you or anything, as most live off decaying plant matter.
Just to add that I believe you got the springtails with the herb pots.