Ear mites, also known as Otodectes cynotis, are one of those common external parasites found in cats. They are microscopic crab-like creatures who love to thrive inside the dark and warm ear canals of a cat. They usually eat the skin and organic matter that are present inside. Ear mites make your cat scratch and paw their ears and may ultimately lead to swollen ear flaps and skin infections. They are harmful but easy to get rid of.
How Do You Know Your Cat Has Ear Mites?
Due to the fact that there are other common parasites who may infest your cat, it’s not always easy to say whether