Why Cats Shake Their Heads

Cats may shake their heads as a part of regular grooming, which is entirely normal.

Normal Behavior

Itchy ears can cause head shaking; check for signs of ear problems

Ear Itchiness

Foreign objects in the ear can lead to discomfort and head shaking

Foreign Objects

Ear infections can be a common cause of head shaking in cats


Ear mites and parasites may trigger head shaking; consult your vet

Mites and Parasites

Allergies can irritate a cat's ears, prompting head shaking


If head shaking persists, consult a vet to rule out health issues

Seek Veterinary Care

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