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Dr. Michael Salkin
Dr. Michael Salkin, Veterinarian
Category: Cat Veterinary
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Experience:  University of California at Davis graduate veterinarian with 45 years of experience.
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Hi. Have another question. Is it normal for cats to drool a bit? Mine does like a drop or so couple of times a day. I notice also some bad breath since I changed her food from Wellness canned to Royal Canin Hypoallergenic canned. She got a check up about a month ago and with the exception of some minor plaque everything was ok. Should i get her checked again?
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Cat Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. Michael Salkin replied 2 years ago.
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My girl cat used to drool on me like mad when she purred. Drooling can also arise secondary to oral pain, nausea, and GI distress. I can't imagine anything dire has arisen within the month and so unless her drooling exacerbated, I'd just wipe her chin for her and continue to "watchful wait".