Does anyone know of an effective ear mite treatment for cats? Purchased medicine didn't work.
Try Eradimite. You can get it at 1-800-petmeds. I've heard good things about that stuff.
First, was the medicine you purchased from a veterinarian or from over the counter? If it was from over the counter, you might try going to see the vet. I know it's expensive, but the doctor knows best, and can give you a prescription for powerful medication.
Having said that, I do make my own ear mite medication out of olive oil (yes, the kind you can buy at the store) and 100% pure pharmaceutical grade essential oils--tea tree oil and lemon oil. You can find these easily on the web for good prices, and a little goes a LONG way. One ounce of olive oil plus ten drops of tea tree oil and five drops of lemon oil. Shake well before each use. Put a couple of drops in each ear and rub it in. The essential oils are antiviral and antibiotic; the mites also hate the smell of them. The olive oil is soothing to irritated skin. There should be no harmful side effects; however, every person and animal is different, if you notice any negative effects (i.e., swelling, infection, redness, etc.) stop use immediately and talk to your veterinarian.
Best course of action: Go to the vet. If you cannot, or try this remedy first and it doesn't work, go to the vet.
I'd recommend getting one from the vet, but before you start treating your cat, make sure all the brown crumbly material is out of their ear. That's why it's best to take it to the vet, so their ear does not get injured by you trying to clear it out yourself.
If you want something cheap, use a dropperful of mineral oil. This will kill the mites but the fur around the ear will be oily for a few days until the cat cleans it off.
Natural ear mites treatment to get rid of ear mites in cats, try Dr Dogs Ear Oil, it does the job without harsh chemicals or pesticides. Find it from http://drdogs247.com/ear-infection-cat- … tment.html
by Simone Haruko Smith 7 years ago
More and more doctors and insurance providers are beginning to look into, prescribe, and cover alternative and natural medicine. Does it work? What experience have you had with natural medicine or alternative medical treatments? Share your knowledge on these subjects as part of this week’s...
by Moon Daisy 7 years ago
Do you believe that homeopathy works?Do you believe that the energy in homeopathic remedies helps to cure many ailments, or do you think that the remedies are so weak that they couldn't possibly do anything?
by Kieron Walker 5 years ago
What is your preferred medicine/treatment for Spring allergies?
by sneakorocksolid 9 years ago
How much is Hooey? How much is serious?
by Nadia Archuleta 5 years ago
Has anyone tried a pill popper to dose a cat (or a dog)?I'm making the quarterly trip to (Lindemann's) grandma's house -- aka, my mom -- and I'm already dreading the Dramamine drama. Has anyone successfully used a pill popper? I've read some have an applicator too big for small pills.I'm...
by Leni Sands 7 years ago
Does anyone have a cure for sudden deafness following an ear infection? Remedies please....OK, so I've been to the doctors, had a course of antibiotics and some little white tablets to stop me from becoming unbalanced (lol) and although the pain has gone - now I'm deaf in one ear. I have...
Copyright © 2020 HubPages Inc. and respective owners. Other product and company names shown may be trademarks of their respective owners. HubPages® is a registered Service Mark of HubPages, Inc. HubPages and Hubbers (authors) may earn revenue on this page based on affiliate relationships and advertisements with partners including Amazon, Google, and others.
HubPages Inc, a part of Maven Inc.
|HubPages Device ID||This is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.|
|Login||This is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.|
|HubPages Traffic Pixel||This is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.|
|Remarketing Pixels||We may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.|
|Conversion Tracking Pixels||We may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.|