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A Cat With An Earache

Author: Teri M.
Date: 06-21-2012
Views: 1,100
Word Count: 278
Questions Received: 0
Testimonial ID: 7451-OR

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My cat, Dilly, was closing her eye, folding her ear forward and looking like she was in a lot of pain. So I called and made an appointment for her at our vets. In the meantime, I got an ear wipe and cleaned her ear (nothing was in there that I could see).

So then I decided to put some Lavender on my hand and pet her with it to keep her calm for her visit to the vet. When I did that, my husband made a comment "that's not going to help her ear". I replied, "I know. I just want to calm her down for the vet visit."

Then I remembered reading a testimonial on using Lavender on a baby, for an earache. So I thought what the heck. I took a drop of Lavender and put it on my finger, and rubbed the outer, back part of her ear, and then a little just inside the ear (not in the ear canal). She took off running. Then in about 10 seconds, she came back and just layed next to me. She totally stopped shutting her eye and folding her ear forward.

So I called and rescheduled the vet visit for the next day and decided to keep an eye on her. She didn't act like she was in pain after that, she acted normally, however, I reapplied some Lavender again before I went to bed.

The next morning, when I got up she was just fine. I love these oils, and don't know what I would do without them or how I ever got along without them!

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