Monday, September 26

Your Cat’s Bad Breath: General Health for the Teeth and Mouth

Lips INFECTIONS

FELINE STOMATITIS/LPGS

Feline Stomatitis is called Lymphocyte Plasmacytic Gingivitis Stomatitis (LPGS). LPGS is a serious disorder of the oral cavity in a few cats. These cats create an allergic reaction to the plaque around the teeth of theirs. This response results in extreme inflammation in the junction in which the tooth fulfills the gum line.

CAUSE

The actual cause is unknown. These cats are negative for Feline Leukemia and The diet and immunodeficiency Virus is not a component. Calici Virus has been discovered but the significance of its is simply not known. Certain purebreds including Abyssinians, Persians, Himalayans, Burmese, Somali and Siamese are prone.

SYMPTOMS

* Bad breath.

* Difficulty chewing food which is hard (may just eat soft foods).

Copyright 2007 Dr. Carol Osborne

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