Home treatment for cat ear mites

Ear mite

Treating your cat’s ear mites is possible at home provided (a) you do it in conjunction with veterinary advice to first positively identify ear mites as the cause of the health problem and (b) your vet has examined the cat and determined that the ear drums are intact and (c) you clean your cat’s …

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Veterinarian puts ear mites in his ear

Vet puts ear mites in his ear

This is an intriguing story because it illustrates what a domestic cat feels when they have an infestation of ear mites (Otodectes cyanotis). It is going the extra mile and it took a bit of courage for a veterinarian, Dr Lopez, to scoop a gram of “ear mite exudate” from a domestic cat and …

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Can my cat give me ear mites?

Can cats give ear mites to humans?

Don’t be alarmed because it is appears to be infinitesimally rare but cats can give humans ear mites causing otitis externa. ‘Otitis externa’ means an inflammation or infection of the external part of the ear canal, the part from the ear drum to the outside. It took me about 20 minutes to research this …

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Pictures of rescue cats who have lost their ear flaps to infection and haematomas

Rescue cat who had to have her ear flaps removed due to self mutilation

There are two nicely optimistic pictures of cats without their ear flaps on the internet both of which come from Facebook rescue organisations. They both lost their ear flaps (pinnae) because of infections and haematomas. I wondered how it had happened. Some quick research revealed the answer. Community cats are prone to getting ear …

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Huge Ear Polyp Removed From Cat

This article is about just how dangerous ear mites can be for a cat. Many cats, especially those who reside outdoors, have a healthy dose of the black buildup in their ear canal. But did you know ear mites, left untreated, can become a life-threatening issue? Meet Cashmere, a cat whose had a hard …

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