During regular wellness visits, your veterinarian will examine your cat to see how healthy the ears are and to check for any problems. If you already suspect your cat has an ear infection, it’s important to make an appointment with your veterinarian right away. Your veterinarian will be able to identify the cause of your cat’s ear infection and provide proper treatment to help eliminate the infection and help keep it from coming back.
During your cat’s veterinary appointment, your veterinarian will:
Your veterinarian will develop a treatment plan based on your cat’s needs. In most cases, cleaning and medicating the ear canal, using a treatment designed specifically for cats, will clear up your cat’s ear infection. In some cases, surgery may be needed for chronic infections.
Most ear infections are the result of an underlying problem. Your veterinarian will be able to uncover the primary reason for your cat’s ear infection and treat it appropriately.