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Terri, Feline Healthcare Expert
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Experience:  Expert in feline health and behavior. 20 years experience with cats.
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Candy, My cats seem to have an infestation of bird mites and

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Customer: Hi Candy, My cats seem to have an infestation of bird mites and are really causing distress with our male cat around his face and eyes and what would be the best treatment he is eleven years old, my name is ***** ***** Sandy
JA: Thanks. Can you give me any more details about your issue?
Customer: The issue here being that my step daughter's father has an issue with bird mites in his flat, is getting on a bit, the daughter visits him two or three times a week, and the mites seem to be getting transfered via her to our cats and her own. We would like to know how to treat the cats as they are becoming distressed (along with ourselves ) Could you please give us some advise on what treatment is required ?
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Cat
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Is it safe for me to disconnect from you and just wait for an email ?
Expert:  Candy R. replied 1 year ago.

Hello. Sorry I had to step away from the computer for a bit.

Can you tell me how long this has been going on?

What have you tried so far?

Are the humans in the house getting bitten as well?