Care of your cat’s ears

Your cat is a born hunter. One of his arms is their sense of hearing. His ears rotate independently of each other to 180 ° seeking prey, avoiding hazards or if your cat at home, opening your can of food. We know they bathe and outside their ears are cleaned daily, but to keep within these catlike satellites in optimal conditions should be checked at least once a week.

• To start, DO NOT use alcohol in the ears of your cat, you can cause allergies. I suggest you get a liquid to clean ears recommended by your vet cat.

• Place a few drops on a cotton ball.

• Gently, fold the top of the ear. Clean only the surface of banishment drops out or try to pass in cotton in your ears.

If the ears are healthy they will have a pink color inside. Some visible wax is normal.

• He scratches his ears constantly

• Move your head from side to side

• Bad odor comes out of their ears

• abnormal amounts of stored wax

It is very likely that your cat has mites or something more severe as a middle ear infection. To be certain, take it to the vet.

Mites are one of the most common diseases in cats. They are small insects that live inside the ear and feed on bits of skin. They reproduce easily and are highly contagious, passed from mother to kitten and the kitten until the dog turning into a very difficult chain to break. Common good is happening in shelters where they bring animals collected from the street.

My cat has mites? To find out if your cat has mites examines his ears. If you see surrounded by a dry brown surface color consistency similar to ground coffee but with very bad smell, they’re mites inside your kitty !. To go to the vet, it will bring a portion to check on your microscope. Mites are white and move what nasty!

Mites are not only annoying for your cat, they are also very skilled and can get into the ear canal which makes them very difficult to remove. Let your cat without treatment leads them to suffer from ear infections which in extreme cases can lose hearing.

To exit mites, your vet will prescribe medicated drops that must be placed inside the ears. Depending on the case and how severe it may also prescribe antibiotics.

It is very important to follow the veterinarian’s instructions. You may see a few days after your cat ears greatly improve, but that does not mean that the mites have been attacked. Remember that reproduce easily and move through the channel. The exterior looks healthy, but may be many more inside. Give your cat treatment time your vet tells you.

According to medicine is helping, it is good to observe your cat in more detail. If you see scratches in a specific location (other than your ears) very often, mites may have moved to a new area. Again, check with your veterinarian, you might recommends spraying your cat with some insecticide formula for cats, as used for fleas, mites to remove your new residence.

Clean the ears of your cat several times a month is the best method of prevention. Clean the area where you sleep or take naps it helps to have you as nails clipped prevents scratching and scraping leading to infections.