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cat's ear

cat's ear

An edible dandelion lookalike. Dandelion stems are hollow, these ones are solid and forked with multiple flowers. (true dandelions only have one flower) It grows in the same areas as dandelion, has similar leaves, flowers and milky white sap. The leaves are a little shiner, lay flatter on the ground sand have little white hairs on them, especially on the underside on the central vein and the leaves have more rounded edges than the sharper tooth-like edges of dandelions. They can be used and eaten just like dandelions.
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Your veterinary staff can clean your cat's ears and apply the first dose for you.
Among the blooms we saw are columbine, bleeding hearts, vanilla leaf, twin fairy bells, camus, larkspur, balsamroot, mariposa lily (or cat's ears lily), Indian paintbrush, yellow-leafed iris, chocolate lily, Oregon sunshine, bunchberry, stonecrop, pink plectritis, starry Solomon's seal, to name a few.
A trip to the vet will be necessary to confirm the diagnosis, as ear mites can be identified by removing some earwax from a fold or crease with a cotton-tipped applicator and examining it under a microscope - or by your vet looking into your cat's ears using a magnifying instrument called an otoscope.
Vet and skin specialist Craig Harrison, of Leeds, said: "In the pre-cancerous stage a cat's ears lose hair, become curly and may form scabs.
Caption: Ringworm often affects a cat's ears, looking like hairless, thickened patches of skin.
If you look into your cat's ears you will probably see a dark brown, waxy debris which may give off a foul odour.
It is possible that all this sunshine we've had could have burned your cat's ears.
Vets had no option but to cut off the snow-white cat's ears before the cancer spread.
It worked very well, and if anyone has ever had to put drops in a cat's ears for mites, then you realize how fast and efficient this method is.
Simply check your cat's ears by giving them a quick rub--something you probably do everyday.