Trauma to your cats mouth will most likely result in them
drooling such as:
older cats, kidney failure is quite common and results in
your cat drooling. Cats that have a very serious case of
kidney failure may have urine in their blood that leads to
the development of ulcers on your cats gums, tongue and
around their lips. These ulcers are very unpleasant for your
cat and can produce bad smelling drool. These symptoms
should be easy for your vet to spot in an oral exam.
If your cats mouth appears to look normal, other causes for
excessive drooling are:
liver creates problems by not removing all the toxins from
the blood stream as it should. This results in toxins
gathering in the blood were they travel to and affect the
brain. This causes a mental condition called hepatic
encephalopathy. Portosystemic shunt is a common liver
disorder that leads to toxins not being cleaned out of the
blood leading to further problems resulting in drooling.
Signs of a liver disorder are:
Change in behaviour
Loss of weight
More than normal thirst
followed by vomiting is commonly followed by drooling. This
is also commonly linked to liver diseases.
If your cat is on any medication, this can lead to drooling
as the medication may not taste to nice. Drugs such as:
known for causing excessive drooling in cats. Other things
that may cause excessive drooling are:
a seizure your cat will most likely drool more however
Cat seizures are uncommon.
If your cat begins to drool then signs to look for that may
indicate something serious are: abnormal behaviour, bad
smell from the saliva, or blood in the saliva. If any of
these are noticed then a trip to your local vets will most
likely be in need.
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