How to Clean Your Cats Ears, Safely

Tips for Cleaning Your Cat’s Ears

  • If possible, start by having someone to assist you by gently holding your cat to prevent from running or clawing.
  • Have a bath towel or cloth that you can wrap around your cat to hold them in place and keeping their paws and claws at bay.
  • Cleaning your cats ears with a tissue and a good ear mite removal product is the best way to prevent hurting them and kill any possible bugs that might have caught a ride on them.
  • Avoid using a Q-tip to clean your cats ears because you don’t want to hurt them or cause damage to their ear drum or hearing loss.
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