Did you know that February is National Pet Dental Health Month? Did you also know…The number one health issue facing cats today is oral careOral care concerns impact almost 70% of cats80% of cats show signs of periodontal disease by the age of 3
Many of these cats will never receive any home dental care, and the condition of their teeth will worsen every year for the rest of their lives.
A cat parent can detect a problem with their pet’s chompers by checking their cat’s breath, looking for red or swollen gums, yellow deposits or pus on their teeth, and watching to see if their cat drools or paws at their face. If infected, the bacteria can ultimately invade the blood stream and lead to damaging consequences to your cat’s kidneys, heart, liver and other organs.
A proper and thorough home dental care routine will go a long way to preserving your cat’s teeth and maintaining his overall health. Following are a few notable feline dental facts: