Why is my cat dripping water from his mouth?

Table of contents:

  1. Why is my cat dripping water from his mouth?
  2. Why is my cat's tongue hanging out and drooling?
  3. Is fatty liver disease curable in cats?
  4. What is fatty liver syndrome in cats?

Why is my cat dripping water from his mouth?

The salivary glands constantly produce and secrete saliva, but when there is an excessive amount, especially when your cat suddenly starts drooling, it may be a sign of a serious problem. Excessive saliva can indicate an infection, injury, inflammatory disorder or tumor in the mouth of the cat.

Why is my cat's tongue hanging out and drooling?

A protruding tongue can be a sign of fairly serious oral issues such as periodontal disease, which is very common in cats. ... Some cats also experience gingivitis or stomatitis (inflammation of the entire mouth). When severe your cat will often paw at its mouth, refuse to eat, drool excessively, and stick out its tongues.

Is fatty liver disease curable in cats?

"This disease is treatable with aggressive nutritional support until a normal appetite returns." While nutritional support is the most important component of treatment, many cats are also treated with medications to support liver function, decrease nausea, and correct electrolyte imbalances.

What is fatty liver syndrome in cats?

Feline hepatic lipidosis — also called fatty liver disease — is an abnormal accumulation of fat (usually triglycerides) in the liver of a cat. It is the most common liver disease diagnosed in cats in North America. Anything that causes a significant decrease in food intake can lead to this condition.