How to clean the kitten's ears
All cats have one weakness - it is their ears. Therefore, it is essential as a preventive periodically clean them, or they can become inflamed. However, if you find a significant amount of earwax, redness or rash, then you need to contact your veterinarian.
Instruction how to clean the kitten's ears
Ears of any kitten need regular inspection. It is recommended to do it in daylight or under bright light to as carefully as possible to inspect the ear. If you notice any dirt, sulfur or plaque, this means that it is time to clean the ears.
First, make sure that the cat is not infected with ear mites. If you are kitty lugs found black dots, a large amount of dark brown sulfur, which looks like flakes, in most cases, this ear mite. In addition, the kitten can constantly shake the ears, rub or scratch them. To make sure the disease and cure it, take the pet to a veterinarian.
If the animal does not need treatment, but the ears still dirty, then clean wet suit (in any case not wet) cotton pad. Wipe them visible part of the ear. It is not recommended to use cotton buds, they can harm the animal.
If you are cooking a kitten to the exhibition, the above method will not work, because the judges do not care to look into the ears of your pet. Most people recommend the use of a special "Bars" lotion for cleaning ears. It is also used for the prevention of mites. Lotion outwardly looks like sour cream. Having laid a little money in your ear, gently fold it and gently massage.
If dirt were few, then more you do not need to do anything. However, if it was a lot, then a few hours later it is necessary to re-clean the ears with a cotton pad. Another advantage of this lotion is that after its use in the ears layer remains, which protects the auditory canal from dirt and harmful microorganisms.
After cleaning, the kitten can for a long time to worry, shake your head, rubbing the ears. Therefore, it is desirable to abuse hygienic cleaning. In most cases it will be enough that you rub the ears of your pet dry towel.
If your cat reacts negatively to clean the ears, it is best to first "swaddle" in his thick towel, leaving only his head outside. After the procedure, be sure to praise your pet and treat him with something tasty.