The symptoms of ear mites
Once in the cavity of the ear, the tick begins to injure the skin, irritating the nerve endings. There is swelling, because blood vessels are filled with blood. In the ears there are open wounds, and dark sores. It is the result of interaction of dead epidermis, the waste product of parasites and exudate. Secretion form a tube in the ear canal. If treatment is not available, then soon bursts the eardrum, and the inflammatory process extends to the inner ear and the meninges. At this stage, the disease is fatal.
Treatment should be started at the first symptoms. The cat is experiencing severe itching, she scratches his ears, shakes his head. After awhile ears start to extract the purulent mass, there are wounds. Progressive disease develops symptom of krivohlavek. The animal tilts his head to the side of the affected ear at 90 degrees. Infection of the meninges accompanied by seizures. Infected cat from other animals, insects (fleas, flies). Man, too, is a peddler of infection, the mite can get on animals with clothes and shoes.
In the treatment the first thing you need to wash your ears with antiseptic. For this purpose, suitable chlorhexidine. Destroy parasites will help liquid medicines: Aurican, Amatriain. They are introduced into the ear with a syringe with a rubber tip. So the medicine has penetrated in the depth required after the instillation of massage ear. In addition to liquid funds there are and powder. Before beginning treatment it is best to consult with your doctor. Some effective drugs are unavailable at the pet store: "Citrin", "Prosopon". These drugs are available in the form of a spray, which is very convenient. They can bury an adult and kittens.
""Ivomec "" the medicine is intended for the elimination of mites in kittens. It is administered under the skin of 200 micrograms per kilogram of weight. When buying drugs is required to specify the age of individual, individual characteristics, the presence of other diseases. Treatment should be carried out three times every 6 days. This is due to the life cycle of the ear mite.
Prevention of the disease
You need to protect your pet from contact with stray animals, which are carriers of infection. Home must remove their shoes at the threshold, often to wash the floors with antibacterial agents. As prevention it is necessary to apply ear drops that you can use for kittens and pregnant cats.