Our question this week was:Dr. Debra - My cat had been scratching and rubbing her left ear a lot. When she walks the left ear tends to go down. Also, the interior of the ear looks quite red and irritated, compared to the right one. What is wrong?
Hi – thanks for your email. You wrote that your cat has a red irritated ear that she is scratching. The most common causes of a red irritated ear an ear infection caused by ear mites
, yeast or bacteria
An article that might be helpful to you is "Ear infections in Cats
". I'd recommend that you take her to your vet for a proper diagnosis and then can then dispense the recommended treatment.
Best of luck!
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