If a cat’s ears are in good condition, they will appear very clean to the human eye. It is normal for cat’s ears to have a small amount of wax in them. If you would like to remove the wax, you can buy a product that will do the job for you. One product that works great is the Cat Ear Cleaner 3.57 oz.. It is safe for use in cats or kittens, and all you do is gently massage the formula into their ears. You can use Cat Ear Cleaner 3.57 oz it weekly, and it will safely remove any excess wax debris. Consistently cleaning your cat’s ears will stave off infections, including ear mites, and the Cat Ear Cleaner 3.57 oz is a product that will help.
If your cat’s ears seem dirty, there is a great chance that he or she has ear mites. These pests live in your cat’s ears and survive by eating the lining of their ears. If you suspect that your cat has ear mites, you must take your cat to the veterinarian. He will make sure that the ear problem is ear mites and not something else. Once you are sure your cat has ear mites, you can be sure you will treat them with the correct medicine.
One ear mite medication that has great success in ridding ear mites is Four Paws Ear Mite Remedy – Cats, pictured above. It is a safe and easy product that contains the ear mite killing ingredient called pyrethin. Ear mites can irritate your cat’s ears, and the Four Paws Ear Mite Remedy – Cats contains aloe vera to soothe your cat’s ears.
When medicating your cat, you need to be sure that you medicate him or her long enough so that you kill all of the mites. You may want to stop giving medicine once you do not see anymore mites, but this is a bad idea! Mites may have laid tiny eggs that are not visible to the human eye, and you have to be sure to treat your cat with the medication long enough to kill the mites and their eggs. Talk to your vet to find out how long he would recommend you give your cat medication.
If you have more than one cat, you have to be very careful with ear mites. Ear mites are very contagious, and can easily travel from cat to cat. If one of your cats has ear mites, there is a great chance your other cats will become infected.