Ear mites in cats are common problems in cats but it should be diagnosed and treated in the earlier stage. The ear mites can be varied with several types in it. Basically, ear mites are the parasites which will be seen through the naked eyes and it is a parasite with eight legs. The Otodectes cynotis is termed as one of the most common types in ear mite.
An ear mite causes inflammation in the ear, itchiness, discharge of pus and irritation. It can affect both internal and external ears. It can be transmitted easily from one cat to another cat. It is estimated that cats are more likely to get affected by ear mite’s problem than the dogs.
Some of the general symptoms your cat affected by the ear mites will possess excessive rubbing of ears, excessive shedding, waxy secretion from the ears, inflamed ears and bad odor. If these symptoms are seen in your cat and then immediately you should take your cat to its veterinarian.
Other than the medications provided by your veterinarian there are some of the home remedies prevail which will help you in managing your dog’s ear mites. In that apple cider vinegar plays a major role. The effectiveness of apple cider vinegar treats the ear mites of the cats in a better way.
Apple cider vinegar is used to alleviate many types of skin issues in cats. It can treat ringworms, fleas and other skin diseases. But be sure to dilute the apple cider vinegar before using it on your cat.
Add 1-2 teaspoons of apple cider vinegar in a glass of water. You can add this mixture to your cat’s regular food. Feed your cat with apple cider vinegar mixed food items. Wash the external ears with the diluted apple cider vinegar. Or else you can also add apple cider vinegar to your cat’s bathing tub for better results. Repeat these processes until the ear mites fade away.