HOW TO TAKE CARE OF YOUR CAT’S TEETH
Just like humans, cats are also vulnerable to dental problems but unlike us, they cannot just go to the dentist on their own and tell them what’s troubling them. So, it is necessary for the cat owners to take care of their cat’s dental health. A cat’s teeth are one of the primary ways it uses to interact with the world.
Periodontal disease is one of the most lethal diseases that can happen to your cat and the bad part is that it can not be cured but the good part is that it can be prevented. Here are some tips that you should use to prevent any kind of dental problems for your cat.
- Brushing: The best way to keep your cat’s teeth clean and healthy is through the classic way of brushing. Brushing your cat’s teeth daily can make prevent periodontal disease and the pain that comes with it. Make sure that you use kitty’s toothpaste and not the human toothpaste because fluoride in them can be detrimental to kitty’s health.
- Start early: Brushing is something that cat doesn’t like and old cats seem to resist more, so it is advisable that brushing a cat’s teeth should be started when it is a little kitten and not when it is all grown up, this way they will get used to it when they grow up and will be less resistible.
- Diet is important: Diet is very important when it comes to the health of your kitty, Specialized kitty food is available in dry kibble form, which is good for your kitty’s teeth.