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Like human mouth’s, a cat’s mouth is constantly producing saliva to keep it from becoming dry and allow it to moisten food. Saliva also has an antibacterial agent that cat’s use to clean themselves. But what does it mean if a cat starts drooling?
There are a few reasons why your cat may be drooling. The best reason is positive stimulation, which is often accompanied with purring. It means that your cat is very happy. This will not just start all of a sudden. Happy drooling is something that your cat will do as a kitten. If your cat’s drooling is new, it could be a sign of a health condition.
Here are a few causes of cat drooling:
All of these health conditions can be quite serious. So if your cat doesn’t normally drool then you should take it to the vet to check if there is an underlying cause of it.