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Old 18-06-2020, 07:38 PM   #1
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Anyone's Cat has gingivostomatitis, must remove all teeth?

Vet advice to but we dont have experience in this. Scared no teeth will affect quality of life.

Can help share tips in terms of diet, whether should do the surgery.

Any help is much appreciated. First time cat owners so totally lost.

Its a 10 year old stray cat
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Old 19-06-2020, 04:16 PM   #2
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Yes. Cat may also have other diseases underneath the condition so must check for FIV and FeLV
In tenebris, est potentia
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Old 21-06-2020, 10:10 AM   #3
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Are u planning to to keep him at home? If no teeth, he can only eat can food
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Old 21-06-2020, 10:46 AM   #4
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Cats must have their teeth cleaned everyday like humans hor

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Old 21-06-2020, 01:26 PM   #5
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Will it affect their quality of life? Not particularly. I have experience with at least two cats who have had almost all of their teeth pulled out due to decay. The latest case lost 18 teeth and the other lost ALL except for one tooth. In fact, many older cats will experience the loss of most of their teeth.

Does the cat have to be on wet food all the time after losing their teeth? No, but it would be best if they have access to both wet and dry food.

Would I do the operation? Yes.

If you have any further questions please ask.
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