My Cat Won T Eat After Dental Surgery
It is very important that your cat continues to eat after surgery.
My cat won t eat after dental surgery. No appetite for food or water. The main reason for this is to prevent the food to be stuck in the open sockets or sutures in your cats mouth. Lily is 7 years old.
If your cat has periodontal disease brushing their teeth and making sure they have an annual dental cleaning can help prevent tooth loss. It is important to also offer fresh clean water at all times. It is because it is Convenient rather than giving oral anti-biotics and is a long lasting injection which they wont tell you has the side effect of suppressing the appetite.
I also fed her Gerber stage 2 baby food via feeding syringe available from the vet. Super tiny 49lbs and has always. Your vet will probably encourage you not to give him food right away anyway.
- Answered by a verified Cat Veterinarian. Our pets may not worry about their surgeries but as caregivers we sure do. When my cat had jaw surgery we had good luck luring her into eating with these food topper pouches - theyre basically stinky fish diluted a bit and you can re-dilute as necessary if you need to split up a pouch into multiple meals Theyre not intended to be a meal replacement but they were very tasty according to my opinionated little empress and worked to ease her in to wet cat.
How to help a cat to recover from a tooth extraction. In some cases cat tooth extraction can be prevented. She needed Buprenorphine which is a very strong pain medicine from her vet.