You will need
- hydrogen peroxide;
- - ear drops;
- - cotton swabs;
- - cotton pads.
Take the animal to the appointment with the vet. It would be better if the doctor will examine the ear and prescribe treatment. If you can't or don't want to go to a specialist, begin to self-treatment, but in this case you will have to use the integrated product. Sometimes the effectiveness of therapy is reduced to zero, as the required additional funds.
Buy in a drugstore drops: Ear Mite, bars, Dicresyl, Eternal or any similar. They not only fight inflammation, but also to eliminate the ear line, if there is one. Don't forget to purchase hydrogen peroxide and ointment Kon'kova, Wilkinson or sulfur-tar, cotton pads or cotton. When everything is purchased, proceed to the direct treatment of the ears, but don't forget to read the instructions for all medications.
Put the animal in ear hydrogen peroxide, and thus hold it securely, as it will begin to hiss, and the cat to escape. As a result, it can be scratched. After that gently clean the ear with a cotton pad. If there is accumulation of sulfur on the walls, soak a cotton wool and remove the deposits. If hydrogen peroxide is not out of the ear completely, remove its remains with a cotton swab. Don't worry, you will not damage eardrum due to the G-shaped structure of the ear.
Insert the drops into the ear and gently massage it. Wait a few hours and lubricate the external ear ointment. If your pet's ear mites, then treat not only inside but also outside of the ear.
Treatment need several times a day. Accurate information read in the attached to drop the annotation. Some tools need to be instilled only once a day, others 4-5 times.
If the cat does not cease to disturb the ears, take him still in the hospital. It is possible that the animal just ear plugs, and not inflammation or a tick. Only your care will help the cat to get health.
Advice 2: How to treat otitis media in the cat
Under understand otitis media inflammation of the outer, middle or inner part of the ear. How to treat this disease depends on what part inflamed and to what extent. To determine this, maybe a vet.
Causes of otitis media
Otitis in cats can occur for several reasons. Among which the accumulation of earwax and its subsequent decomposition; getting into the ear foreign body; growth of hair inside the ear; injuries of the ear. Also, otitis media may be caused by the presence of ear mites (otodectosis).
The types of ear infections and symptoms
The most common is the inflammation of the outer ear. It ─ otitis externa. Common symptoms of otitis media in cats ─ redness or discharge, odor from the ears. The animal becomes restless, shakes his head, scratching his ear very aggressive and reacts to a touch to the affected area. Purulent otitis media may cause a flow of pus, fluid or blood.
Inflammation of the middle ear the pet may experience pain when opening the mouth. In this case, he refuses to eat, because he was unable to chew food. If the cat has otitis media, there are other symptoms, such as strabismus or discharge from the eyes. The animal may tilt the head toward the patient's ear.
Internal otitis appears when the advanced form of inflammation of external and middle ear. Located in the inner ear organs of hearing and balance. This severe form of the disease, the treatment which often ends in surgery.
As soon as you notice the cat has the relevant symptoms, you must immediately consult a doctor. Before you rinse the animal's ear with saline, the doctor was able to determine the extent of the disease.
How to treat otitis
In mild outer ear infections are usually prescribed special drops and ointment for the ears. In severe cases ─ protiwaritmicescie drugs. They are usually several: one designed to fight the cause, others ─ with inflammation. Liquid is removed from the ear 3% alcohol solution of salicylic or boric acid.
For the treatment of otitis in cats, your doctor may prescribe a number of drugs: "Dexamethason", "Sofradeks", "Propolis", "Protargol", "Trypsin", "(CROMO)". For the treatment of inflammation of the middle ear antibiotics and medicated drops.
To drip drops, you must remove the wool from the ear. Then, with a cotton swab to clean the ear canal from sulfur and emissions. Cotton wool to moisten in the solution of hydrogen peroxide, boric acid(2%) or mortar furatsilina. Then blot the remaining moisture with a gauze pad.
If the doctor does not offer, ask him to take a scraping from the ear for analysis. It is necessary in order to exclude the appearance of otitis media caused by mites. Because in this case treatment can be completely different.
It is not recommended to treat otitis media your own! It must be remembered that as a result of untimely and improper treatment of otitis, the cat can stay deaf for life. And if the inflammation will go in the meninges, the pet may die.
Advice 3: How to treat liver cat
The liver performs hundreds of different functions in the body of a cat. It protects from toxins, removing them from the body of the animal, produces biologically active substances. Often liver function is disrupted as a result of attack of bacteria and viruses.
You will need
- - dandelion;
- - green wheat;
- - milk Thistle;
- - beets.
Observe animals. If the cat began to eat less food than usual, have it for a few days regularly, sometimes diarrhea or vomiting, swollen belly, and her eyes and ears on the inside wall has acquired a yellow tint, so he indeed had liver disease.
Use to treat pet dandelion. This plant has a strong cleansing effect, contributing including the elimination of toxins from the liver. Unlike fresh flowers, dandelion capsules are commercially available, more convenient to use. Serve the cat on propaly means once a day.
Vigorously potarite right flank of the animal in the zone of the last three ribs for 15 seconds only once during the day. This massage promotes the excretion from the bloodstream harmful substances and improves the flow of lymph.
The herb milk Thistle will protect a wounded body from toxins and will help him to generate new cells. Teaspoon chopped herbs pour half Cup of boiling water and let it brew . After straining the infusion can be fed to an animal. Good for the liver, the green of the barley and wheat.
Follow the eating pet, not to hurt him. In many modern feeds, standing on the shelves, contains a lot of preservatives, colorings and flavorings. All these ingredients create the liver additional load. Carefully select and balance feed homemade food. Serve your cat a quarter teaspoon grated beetroot a day to remove toxins from the body. After five days of treatment make a break, because the root is a strong natural remedy.
Treat the pet, giving him each day a teaspoon of raw lamb liver. The enzymes contained in it promote cell regeneration. However, do not forget to consult about this with your veterinarian to accurately determine the dosage and see if there is contraindications to receive all of the above tools and products.