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Your vet will be able to find out what is causing your cat's ear problem and recommend a suitable course of action.
After cleaning the ears, the medication should be massaged deeply into the cat's ears taking care to get into all areas of the ear canal.
At-home blood tests are like those used by human diabetics -- you periodically get a drop of blood (by pricking the cat's ear in this case) and put it on a glucose meter to check the glucose level.
Cats have more sensitive ear canals than dogs, and it's easy to irritate the cat's ear with a product that works well in your dog.
Bacteria and yeast thrive in a moist, warm environment with limited airflow such as the inside of a cat's ear.
Miller strongly cautions owners against trying to relieve a cat's ear problems on their own.
The black discharge in your cat's ear is likely the result of a condition called otitis externa, a medical term which, simply defined, means inflammation of the external ear canal, the L-shaped cartilage tube that extends from the outer opening of the ear all the way down to the eardrum.
Formally known as Otodectes cynotis, ear mites are small, barely visible mites that think your cat's ears are the perfect place to live.
As for cat owners, checking your cat's ears is important and should be done on a regular basis so that you pick up on any problems which could include dirt in their ears, too much wax or bleeding from the ear.
Towards the end of last summer my cat's ears got crispy round the edges.