Ear mites can be difficult to get rid of. Over the counter preparations are easier to get and are less costly than the preparations you get from a vet, but in the long run it's cheaper and healthier for your cat if you get a good miticide from a vet. Mitaban is a good one, and it's not overly expensive.
Treatment for ear mites is done in stages. You put the drops in the cat's ear every other day for three treatments (spanning 6 days), wait a week, and then repeat the three treatments spread out over 6 days again. This usually takes care of even a fairly severe case of ear mites.
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