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Can anyone save me a trip to the vets and tell me whats wrong with my cat (lump on mouth)?

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Marne Fri 01-Jul-11 18:43:31

I noticed a lump on my cats mouth a week ago, i asumed it was a bee sting so left it (as we were going on holiday the next day), anyway its still there and looks like ulcers (sp) on his lower lip and its a bit puffy. I don't want to have to take him to the vets if its nothing major (as they charge a fortune just to be seen and we had a large vets bill last month as he was very poorly). Could it be a reaction to food? he its a selection of food (what evers on offer in the shops)?

Marne Fri 01-Jul-11 19:29:33

bump

SecretNutellaFix Fri 01-Jul-11 19:31:58

Could be an abscess if he's cut his lip on something. Is it just one side?

Marne Fri 01-Jul-11 19:36:29

its in the middle of his bottom lip, looks like a fat lip but has some white spots which look like ulcers.

spiderlily Sun 03-Jul-11 23:17:56

What kind of bowls do you use? My cat had exactly the same "pouty lip", and it was an allergy to plastic bowls. I switched to metallic ones and now she's fine smile

Marne Mon 04-Jul-11 10:10:51

Thanks apider, we use plastic, i will give metal a go smile.

Marne Mon 04-Jul-11 10:11:02

'spider'

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