Bad Breath in Cats (cont.)
How Is Bad Breath Treated?
Treatment depends on your vet's diagnosis. If plaque is the culprit, your cat might require a professional cleaning. If the cause is gastrointestinal or an abnormality in your pet's liver, kidneys or lungs, please consult your vet about steps you should take.
How Can I Prevent My Cat From Having Bad Breath
Many people assume that bad breath in cats, especially at a certain age, is a “given”-but that's not the case. In fact, being proactive about your pet's oral health will not only make your life together more pleasant, it's smart preventive medicine:
What Happens If I Ignore My Cat's Bad Breath
If left untreated, gum disease and excessive tartar-both causes of bad breath-can lead to infection and tooth loss.
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