Types of mange in cats
There are two main types of mange in cats:
- Otodectic mange caused by ear mites (Otodectes cynotis)
- Notoedric mange, also known as feline scabies, caused by a mite called Notoedres cati
How do cats get mange?
- Ear mites in cats are typically spread from direct contact with other cats or dogs.
- Notoedric mange is highly contagious and is spread by contact with an infested cat