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Old 10-04-2006, 12:20 AM   #1
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Are these common? I went to hold my cat today after work and noticed a foul oder coming from his ear and noticed it was full of some kind of nasty black puss. I don't understand why as he is an indoor cat. It is possible that when he was around the litter he got it. Hopefully its minor and the vet will have some kind of kitty friendly ear drops for him.
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Those sound like earmites! Better get to the store for the Earmite drops. They can spread to humans although it dosen't happen that often. Get the bottle and read the directions and don't stop until the black is completly gone. It will spread to another cat if you have more than one.
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By the way the black stuff is dried blood and puss discharge. My cats had the same thing when I got them. I got my drops from the vet but you can get them from the store also.
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yukk been there and done that
nasty smell lol
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Sounds like its not too serious and easily treated. Still think I should go to the vet just in case?



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Oh great, as his #1 place to sleep is my pillow.
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I would it'* likley that the vet'* meds are stronger and faster than the store version. Good luck, im sure your kitty will be fine.
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My pet rat currently has this problem.... Going to the vet today..
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Sounds like its not too serious and easily treated.
Easily treated until you try and put the stuff in its ears. It will make the ear mites go crazy and he will be scratching at them pretty good. Wear some heavy duty gloves to avoid being scratched!!
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Vet just prescibed some batril for my rats ear. I am sure your cat could use the same stuff.
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