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Q. My 10 yr. Old persian cat is chonic licking and blood coming from mouth. His breath smells

Answered By
ANGEL ALVARADO

A. Schedule an appointment with your vet. A complete exam may discover periodontal disease. This can be remedied with a dental cleaning and possible extractions if indicated. Since your cat is a "senior" cat, blood work (CBC, chemistry panel, thyroid panel and urinalysis) is recommended to assess major organ function and to confirm he is a safe candidate for anesthesia.


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