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Swollen cheek

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FineAsWeAre Fri 20-Oct-17 20:48:41

My cat has a puffy cheek on one side. There's no visible injury/infection and she's not in pain that I can tell (happily eating, not meowing). Going to try get her in at the vets tomorrow but any ideas what it might be?

RonniePasas Sun 22-Oct-17 21:46:31

You really need the vet to examine your cat but likely culprits are dental problems or mouse bite - have seen this a couple of times over the years, they go to catch a mouse who fights back!

FizzyFeet Sun 22-Oct-17 21:50:47

When my cat gets this it's usually an abcess from an infected bite. I'd assumed she was scrapping with another cat - intrigued if it could also be a mouse!

FineAsWeAre Mon 23-Oct-17 06:37:54

Yes it's a cat bite abscess

FizzyFeet Mon 23-Oct-17 20:06:27

Poor pusscat! Hope it heals soon.

FineAsWeAre Mon 23-Oct-17 20:52:28

Thank you, they managed to drain it and gave her some injections, she seems much better today

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