Dental Care for Cats: What You Need to Know to Keep Your Cat’s Teeth Healthy

A close shot of cat teeth.

Many cat owners dare not to touch their cat’s mouth, let alone look at their teeth. Just like a dog, however, your cat requires a good regiment of dental care. Focusing on the quality of your feline friend’s oral health is a positive step toward keeping them healthy, preventing painful periodontal disease, and potential other secondary infections.

Bayshore Animal Hospital & Avian Practice is here with some expert tips on dental care for cats that you can sink your teeth into. Let’s take a closer look!

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Winning the Lottery With Cat Enrichment

A rotund calico cat bats and bites at a stuffed mouse toy attached to a scratching post with a crazed look in its eyes

The term “cat enrichment” may sound like a way for your feline friend to diversify their portfolio, but it actually refers to the concept of meeting their mental and physical needs. Indoor-only cats live longer, but that doesn’t always mean they are happier animals. 

Is it possible to achieve the best of both worlds? It’s certainly more likely when cat enrichment becomes a priority.

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