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She should be grooming herself regularly, a few times each day.What symptoms did you see with her recently illness?Was she treated by your vet?How old is she?Is she eating and drinking well?
Typically when cats avoid grooming themselves there is an underlying cause. If she has had upper respiratory symptoms (coughing, sneezing, discharge from eyes or nose, etc) she may have ulcers in her mouth causing her pain and avoidance of grooming. Typically with this, we see that cats will avoid eating and drinking, too, but that is not always the case. A thorough exam of her mouth including her tongue, gums, back of her throat, etc. is warranted, for sure, and your vet can check this during a regular exam.
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