Ear Mites in Cats

Ear Light

Cats, more than of the other common house-pets, are susceptible to ear mites. Fortunately, when caught early, an ear mite infestation can easily be treated. Knowing the early warning signs makes the difference between a minor inconvenience and a major irritation. If your cat experiences these warning signs, you should see a veterinarian as soon as possible:

* Itching
* Scratching the ears and/or head
* Head shaking, as if trying to shake the mites out
* Scabs and/or hair loss on the head or around ears

Ear Wax

Ear Exam

Unclean ears sometimes indicate an infection. If such a problem exists, it would be a good idea to let a vet examine your Persian. He/she can determine if an infection or ear mites is present. If so, there are treatments that should clear up the problem.

Train Your Cat To Be Groomed

Persian Cats

Grooming should be done on a daily basis for proper care of your cat. Brushing, combing, clipping nails, and cleaning ears are all types of grooming that need to be done. By doing basic grooming on a regular basis, it will help prevent scratched furniture and hairballs.

Hairballs can be managed using different products. (Do not confuse this for a substitute for grooming.) Learn more about these products at your favorite pet store or internet site.

A Detailed Guide to Grooming Your Cat

Grooming Supplies

To keep your cat happy, healthy and clean it is essential to properly groom your cat. By reading this section you will learn how and when to groom your cat and also what equipment to use. You will learn how to brush your cat, bath your cat, how to clean your cats ears and how to look after your cats teeth.

Brushing and Combing Your Cat

Persian Standard

Persian Cat Standard

The Persian cat is a "type" breed. While coat contributes greatly to the overall final effect, it is the body and head structure that set this breed apart.

All the major cat registries accept the breed. While there may be variations in how the varieties and colors are divided and shown, the bulk of the written standard is very much the same. A show quality Persian from any registry would be instantly recognizable for what it is.