I have six cats and two dogs and have been treating for ear
mites forever! No matter what I do one of the cats always has
itchy ears and it looks like coffee grounds down in the ear
Only one of the cats ever goes outside, too, and he never
seems to have any trouble with his ears.
What are ear mites and why can't I get rid of them?
mites... cats... what are
First, you need to stay in close contact with your
veterinarian because you may not be using appropriate products
or not using good products properly. There are many non
prescription ear mite "remedies" that simply do not kill the
mites or their eggs. Meds from your veterinarian usually are
available only by prescription and are worth the extra cost
because they work!
You must treat all eight pets at the same time, even those that
don't seem to have ear mites and including the dogs even if you
"think" they are ear mite free.
Give the one outdoor cat periodic applications of ear mite
medication because he could be picking up ear mites from his
neighborhood pals and bringing them back home.
Consider asking your veterinarian about using Acarexx. It only
needs to be applied once or twice to eliminate ear mites. Don't
use the "over the counter" meds.
Ear mites of dogs and cats very rarely
will inhabit the human ear canal. Routine bathing
and hygiene usually prevents the mites from
establishing a base of operations in a human.
buy cheap remedies. These generally will
not eliminate an ear mite problem but simply
decrease the numbers of live mites for a short
time. The ear mite eggs are unaffected.