by Mrs eNil
Feline ear infections are different in a lot of ways than dog ear infections
Feline ear infections are different in a lot of ways than dog ear infections, in that while outer ear canal infection is not very common in cats, the middle or inner ear infection is.
These infections can be caused by several things such as allergies, especially food allergies, parasites, micro-organisms such as bacteria and yeast, plant awns, excessive moisture in the ears, hereditary immune conditions, and tumors.
However, again very much different than dogs, these infections in your feline are primarily caused by ear mites.
The symptoms of these infections will be an almost continual scratching or rubbing of the ear, redness and or swelling of the ear canal, shaking of pets heads as they are trying to get the infection out, and pain around the ears.
In advanced stages of these infections, there will also be a yellow or black