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Dental Cleanings for Cats: Necessary or Needless?

Dental Cleanings for Cats: Necessary or Needless?

Could it be that your cat’s oral health is a window into their health? While there are many measurements that can help determine how healthy your cat is, don’t be surprised when your veterinarian spends some extra time examining your cat’s oral cavity. This is because cats can experience some serious and painful dental diseases that can shorten their lives-which is why we're going to dive into the role dental cleanings for cats can play in a cat's overall wellbeing.
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Gingivitis in Cats: Symptoms, Causes, Stages, Treatment and Prevention

Gingivitis in Cats: Symptoms, Causes, Stages, Treatment and Prevention

Many cats suffer from gum inflammation at least once in their lives. Gingivitis is often a harrowing disease for the cat, even if our furry friends can hide it very well. Let's find out together about gingivitis in cats, understand the symptoms, the causes, and above all, the remedies.

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How Basepaws Dental Test Saved This Cat’s Life

How Basepaws Dental Test Saved This Cat’s Life

Basepaws Cat “Baby” was always a happy and healthy kitty. When the Basepaws Dental Health Test discovered that he was at medium risk for several feline dental conditions, Baby’s parents took him to the veterinarian, who uncovered a health issue that saved Baby’s life. We interviewed Corinne, Baby's guardian, and this is their story. 

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Periodontal Disease in Cats: Symptoms, Treatment & Prevention

Periodontal Disease in Cats: Symptoms, Treatment & Prevention

Did you know that 8 out of 10 cats over the age of 3 suffer from dental disease? One of the most common dental problems in cats is dental plaque, which if left untreated, can mineralize into tartar, leading to periodontal disease. To help prevent your cat's dental issues from escalation, here is what you should know about the causes, symptoms, and progression of periodontal disease.
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Bad Breath in Cats

Bad Breath in Cats

Is your cat's breath … offensive? If your answer is yes, then you might be dealing with a bigger issue than just poor oral hygiene. As a matter of fact, dental disease is extremely common in cats and bad breath can often be one of the first indicators of various health concerns. Here are some of the most common causes of unpleasant breath in cats – scientifically referred to as halitosis.

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