Sunday, October 2

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

Jaws INFECTIONS

FELINE STOMATITIS/LPGS

Feline Stomatitis is referred to as Lymphocyte Plasmacytic Gingivitis Stomatitis (LPGS). LPGS is a terrible condition of the oral cavity in specific cats. These cats develop an allergic response to the plaque around their teeth. This result causes major inflammation in the junction where the tooth fulfills the gum line.

CAUSE

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

SYMPTOMS

* Bad breath.

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

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