Watch the video below for instructions on removing ticks from your dog or cat.
Of course, the best way to not have to go through this again is to use tick and flea treatments (normally once a month types are fine). Frequent grooming is a good way to keep your cat free of any creepy crawlies, and the faster tick removal is done, the less chance of your cat contracting a disease or infection. The best prevention of all is of course, to keep your cat indoors and protect it from not only ticks, but also from the many other dangers outdoors as well.
Well, while my uncle and aunt couldn't believe their own eyes, I just thought it was a very cute thing, and my heart totally melted. I totally forgot my cat allergy, though I got to feel the effect. Anyway, when sitting there with the cat I found a tick on it's neck. I've got plenty of experience removing ticks from my dogs, but never with a cat that normally don't go anywhere near people, so I dared not attempt to remove it, in fear of scaring the cat and spoiling it's confidence in me. A very very beautiful cat btw. Black with a tiny white spot on the chest and very green eyes.
How to Inspect and Remove Ticks from Your Cat
How to Remove Ticks From Inside the Ears of a Cat - Pets
There are a number of prominent and popular techniques for . However, a great many of these techniques are insufficient for some reason. This could be because they do not entirely remove the tick from your cat's ear, because they put your pet at greater risk of disease or for some other reason. When you remove a tick from your pet'sbody, it's very important that you remove the entire animal. Failure todo so can put your pet at an increased risk of contacting one of the tick's diseases.There are several key components to successfully removing a tick from your cat. Ticks burrow their heads under the skin to feed. Do NOT twist or squeeze the tick as you remove it, as this may cause the mouthpart of the tick to stay nestled in your cats skin. It could also cause the tick to burst and spill its bodily fluids on you and your cat, which may contain .The popular method of suffocating the tick with nail polish remover is not a good one to use. It can cause damage to your pet's ear and willnot sufficiently remove the entire tick's body from your pet. Similarly, touching the body of the tick with the hot end of a recently extinguished match is also not a good method for eliminating a tick fromyour cat's ear. Many other home remedies will be effective at removing parts of the tick, but will not be sufficient to truly remove the tick.The best defense for your kitty is to keep her indoors, preventing her from entering the tick-prone areas, so she is out of the tick range. But a parasite may still find its way onto your cat. So how can you tackle the problem and remove ticks in cats?