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Cat Teeth

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Your kitten is a natural carnivore. That means their teeth are perfectly shaped for cutting and tearing meat, rather than grinding or chewing. Just like their big cat cousins, your little feline friend needs healthy teeth to eat their food and groom themselves properly - help them keep their teeth strong with our Whiskas® Milky Treats for kittens.

Regular checks

Your kitten's teeth should be clean and free from deposits. Their gums should be a healthy pink colour. If you notice any redness around your kitten’s teeth and gums, speak to your vet – sometimes bits of food and bacteria can lead to plaque.

Get your kitten used to having their mouth checked from an early age – it’ll make life a lot easier when you need to clean their teeth!

Cleaning your kitten’s teeth

To clean your kitten’s teeth, you'll need a tiny toothbrush and some cat-friendly toothpaste. You can buy these from any good pet shop, or ask your vet. Let your kitten lick some toothpaste off the toothbrush, so they get used to the taste. Then, quickly move the toothbrush to the back teeth on one side, then the other. Try to do this at least once a week.

Special food

It’s a good idea to introduce a suitable dry food into your kitten’s diet – for example, Whiskas® Kitten Dry, which contains added calcium to promote healthy teeth. Each kibble (that’s what the little chunks of dry food are called) is the right size and shape for your kitten’s mouth, and the abrasive texture is good for their teeth and gums. Whiskas® Milky Treats are another great way to give your kitten enough calcium for strong teeth and bones.

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