Ear-Rite Miticide for Cats helps prevent waxy build-up in the ear and help prevent ear mite infestation. Directions: It is a violation of Federal law to use this product in a manner inconsistent with its labeling. To control spinose ear ticks and ear mites and to remove ear wax, apply 10 drops to each ear. Massage base of ear for a few minutes to help the solution penetrate ear wax. Allow pet to shake its head. Wipe excess solution from the ear with cotton. Repeat every 2 days until condition has cleared up or as directed by your veterinarian. As a preventative treatment, apply this solution every 15 days to reduce ear mite and ear tick infestation and ear wax accumulation.