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Ear mites?

Discussion in 'Cat Health and Nutrition' started by catz4m8z, Jul 13, 2009.

  1. catz4m8z

    catz4m8z PetForums VIP

    Aug 27, 2008
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    Anyone else had problems with these little so and so's lately?
    Just taken Frisbee to the vet coz he had a red swollen eye which developed into scaly sore skin going up to both ears, poor boy. The vet said it was earmites, which Gracie(there for her second vacc) also had in one ear.
    A very expensive vet visit coz now I need treatment for the other 7 cats!!:rolleyes:
    To make matters worse the vet said the dogs could of bought them in so best to treat too. Which means my friend/dog sitter now needs to do her 11 cats!:eek:
    Darn animals!!!(Im guessing its all the hot weather making them more prevalent)..:confused:
  2. 3 red dogs

    3 red dogs PetForums VIP

    May 17, 2008
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    oh yeah, we know all about these little beggers, Laalie, our dog has had them this year, and like you say, once one has got them, its soon spreads to the others, shes a lot better now though, and touch wood ( Touches desk) our other 2 haven't shown any signs of the little bliters!!
  3. bichonhotel

    bichonhotel PetForums Newbie

    Jun 11, 2009
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    A bottle of TEP or thornit will cost about £5/6 and lasts ages- you apply a light dusting with a cotton bud.

    Do not use it on broken skin.
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