Dealing Cat’s Dental Health

February 28, 2008 :: Posted by - kittyluver :: Category - Health

Dental health in cat is something unique that is to be paid maximum clinical significance among the cat owners. Yes. You need to take care of the dental health in cat, whenever your lovely pet shows concerned signs.

You can anticipate in particular the related signs of dental problems in your cat when it becomes an aged one. Most of the times, the cat might get affected by periodontitis and in such cases plaque may be present in addition to the severe inflammatory changes which may lead to hardships for the cats.    

When you get to know the signs of dental problems in your cat, you get astonished. The dental structure affected cat will not show much inclination towards eating of food stuff that is regularly given to them.

Teeth gets decayed whenever due care is not given to dental health in cat.  In such occasions, you have to consult the veterinarian immediately if you are really caring the cat.

If you delay in such action, then your cat might have more chances to pick up the infections and may have fever or anorexia soon.
In those situations, you need to have an intense therapy and may take a long time to get over the concerned problems. Dental health in cats is viewed seriously in  aged cats always.

Cats need to be given a nice and pleasant training to get their teeth cleaned and to get their mouth examined well.

In the first week,   regularly try to keep the cat on a smooth surfaced table and pats the animal. Similarly, in the next week, try to lift the gum without inconvenience to the cat and the cats get accustomed slowly for such actions.

Intermittently, give some rewards for that obliging activities. Then try to apply the tooth paste slowly on teeth and slowly tend to press against the gum and slowly try to introduce the soft bristled tooth.

If it can be done daily, it is good. However, try to do it at least three times a week. If you don’t do it for a long time, the cat may forget these and may tend to bite you when you attempt  in a relaxed manner.

These activities always help to keep the dental problems in check and the cats will be active and alert when they are healthy by adapting all these dental health related activities.

Dental affections may be suspected once you see your cat taking the food in an abnormal manner. Tartar has to be removed by scaling in the early stage itself so as to have a proper dental status.

Cats have a predisposition for the development of genetics based deviations in dental health and hence, home care dental health regimen needs to be followed and professional dental health regimen is required in severely affected cats.

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