Create a 3-day infusion of mullein oil and garlic (highly antiseptic and potent) which can be used to treat ear infections in humans or cats and dogs. (Some pets do not like the garlic...you may want to test it out first). I plan to use this (with or w/o garlic) to treat ear mites in my parent's cat.
The ear mite Otodectes cynotis is a surface mite that lives on cats, dogs, rabbits and ferrets. It is usually found in the ear canal but it can also live on the skin surface. The entire ear mite life cycle takes place on animals
The Benefits of Apple Cider Vinegar to Dogs - Whole Dog Journal Article. I've been using ACV to treat Buddy's ear mites and soothe his eczema spots. Great results. His ear mites are gone and he's not scratching as much. He also drinks 1/2 teaspoon of ACV in water every day, which has significantly improved his doggie breath. :)