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Q. Cat is rubbing/ pulling at her mouth like she has something stuck in it. Just started , seems like she is uncomfortable and is doing it pretty regular

Answered By
DR. ANDREA M. BRODIE, DVM

A. This is typical of pain or irritation in or around the mouth. Your kitty possibly has severe gingivitis, mouth ulcers or bad teeth (abscessed roots, for example). There could also be something stuck, as you say. It is also possible that she got stung or bitten by an insect or spider or centipede, Please take her to a vet now, or Pet ER, especially if she does not allow you to look at the mouth.


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