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What are the symptoms of ear problems in cats?

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Symptoms of ear problems in cats include pawing at the ears, sensitivity to touch, a large amount of cream colored, orange, dark brown, or black wax; hearing loss; head tilting or shaking; and loss of balance.

From: Ear Discharge in Cats WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

American Veterinary Medical Association: ''What You Should Know About External Parasites.''

ASPCA: ''Deafness,'' ''Ear Care.''

Hall Veterinary Surgery: ''Ear Infections.''

VeterinaryPartner.com ''Ear Mites FAQ.''

Washington State University, College of Veterinary Medicine, ''Examining and Medicating the Ears of a Cat.''

Long Beach Animal Hospital, ''Ear Infections.''

Reviewed by Amy Flowers on July 10, 2018

SOURCES:

American Veterinary Medical Association: ''What You Should Know About External Parasites.''

ASPCA: ''Deafness,'' ''Ear Care.''

Hall Veterinary Surgery: ''Ear Infections.''

VeterinaryPartner.com ''Ear Mites FAQ.''

Washington State University, College of Veterinary Medicine, ''Examining and Medicating the Ears of a Cat.''

Long Beach Animal Hospital, ''Ear Infections.''

Reviewed by Amy Flowers on July 10, 2018

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