Why Do Cats Drool?


There are several reasons why cats drool and one of them could be because of mouth ulcers. Cats can also drool due to tooth damage or periodontal disease. In addition, drooling in cats can be caused by stress therefore the cats drool to calm themselves down.
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Just as a disclaimer, cats that are healthy do not have this drooling problem. If your cats drooling is in tune with ill health problems, then it could have rabies or even respiratory infection. Some cats do drool due to something that may trigger it psychologically such as medicine injections, and they may also drool when they're purring and are relaxed.
A small number of cats drool when they are happy, but drooling can be a sign of rabies or other serious conditions. It can be caused by heat stroke or liver shunts in kittens. It can also be a sign of infection or something foreign in their mouth.
Drooling is the involuntary flow of saliva out of the mouth. Cats drool depending on the circumstances surrounding them for example when they are on unpleasant tasting medication or when they are relaxed and purring. They will also drool when they having an infection like viral respiratory infection which causes also watering eyes.
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