Keeping your cat's ears clean and parasite free is an essential part of owning a cat. This is especially important for cats who are allowed outdoors as their ears can become infested with ticks, fleas, grass seeds and general dirt. If you notice your cat shaking its head or scratching at the ears, holding its head to one side or perhaps miaowing persistently, it is time to check and clean the ears.
You will need to have your cat on your lap and relaxed if possible. Begin with a gentle stroke