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Feature July 2017 Issue

How to Eradicate Ear Mites

Adult cats can have ear mites, but the condition is much more common in young cats and kittens, and those coming from multi-cat environments, like shelters.

How to Eradicate Ear Mites

This is a common health condition that is extremely uncomfortable for your kitten or cat. Hereís why you need to consult with your veterinarian for the best treatment.

As a feline-only practitioner, I look forward to kitten season every year. Nothing brightens my day more than examining a kitten and seeing all of the joy and amusement it brings to the family. I do not, however, look forward to peering inside a kittenís ear ó especially a kitten thatís been aggressively scratching at her ears with a hind paw and shaking her head afterward. This behavior is usually the telltale sign of ear mites.

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