There’s a reason why it seems that Fluffy can hear that cat food can opening from a mile away: cats have incredibly good hearing.

Keeping your cat’s ears clean is a good way to protect his (or her) hearing and ear health. It also helps you recognize problems early, before they become worse and more costly to treat.

Our latest video provides simple instructions for cleaning your cat’s ears, as well as the problem signs to look for when you’re checking your cat’s ears and when you should have your cat’s ears checked by your veterinarian.