What is a cat ear mite?
Cat ear mites are a type of parasite that inhabits the ear canal of cats and causes infection. If your cat has ear mites, you may notice them shaking their heads, shaking their heads, or pawing their ears, which are all traditional symptoms. Cat ear mites can be divided into two types, namely cat hair ear mites and cat sebaceous ear mites. Their symptoms and treatment are different and require veterinary diagnosis.
Can cat ear mites be transmitted to humans?
The good news is that cat ear mites do not infect humans. Although they may live in cats’ ear canals, they do not infect humans. Ear mites are a parasite that requires a host to survive and cannot survive in humans. Therefore, you don’t have to worry that your cat suffering from ear mites can bring health problems to the family.
How to prevent and treat cat ear mites?
Although cat ear mites are not contagious to humans, they are still an uncomfortable and painful problem for cats. Here are some methods for preventing and treating cat ear mites:
- Regularly check the ears of cats and seek medical attention promptly if any problems are found.
- Maintain a healthy state for cats, including a healthy diet, appropriate activities, and regular grooming.
- Regularly clean the earwax for cats to prevent bacteria from breeding in the ear canal.
- If a cat has ear mites, it needs to be taken to a veterinarian because these parasites require specific treatment methods.