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why does my cat smell like a dead cat

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she is around 14 years old and was spayed early in her life
Submitted: 12 years ago.
Category: Cat
Expert:  Tammy F. replied 12 years ago.

 There are a lot of reasons for a bad smell.  Most bad smells indicate that there is a bacterial or fungal infection going on.  She also might have overfull anal glands and they can produce a pretty foul smell.

If it concerns you, you should see your vet for a diagnosis and treatment.

Good luck!