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Hey Everyone,
I have been so busy with school I haven't been on here much lately! I hope everyone is well!

So here's my problem. My kitten is now 5 months old. I am feeding him Nutro Natural because I'm STILL not through the bag! I have less than a quarter left and I am buying Natural Balance on Wednesday and will be switching then.

1. Do kittens normally have bad breath? It really smells...like if he opens his mouth you can smell it. He is losing teeth left, right and centre...can that have something to do with it? I check his mouth and all looks clean and fine, no sores....just some growing teeth!
2. His box stinks really bad. Could this be the food? Someone told me that sometimes if his box stinks and he has bad breath it means he is not digesting his food properly. However he doens't seem to have any gas at all which could indicate a digestion problem. I use Maxx cat clumping litter and I sprinkle Arm and Hammer odour eater on top.
3. He sneezes a couple times a day. Is that something to worry about and could it be linked to bad breath? He is going to the vet on October 30 for his pre-neuter check up. I will take him before then though if these things sound like they might be indicating some kind of infection.

Everything about him is normal, he eats, sleeps, drinks and plays. He uses the box and everything looks normal, but smells bad! His teeth are coming in healthy looking and SO white. It doesn't look like he has any kind of infection anywhere and I check everyday.

Any ideas? Thanks!
 

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My cats dont really have that much of the "bad breath", well maybe Twinkie does. He smells like fish kind of whenever he yawns in my face or licks me. I'm just thinking Sugars got good breath cuz hers doesnt smell like anything, but I think it may be b/c of the new teeth also, but if all else fails get their teeth cleaned, which is what I did when I got them neutered and spayed b/c the vet said the cats were under anesthetics and that its easier to get their teeth cleaned while they were already knocked out, so they dont spit it back out.

As far as the stinky box, Twinkie doesnt really leave a stinky box unlike Sugar, its strange she realli Stinks it up! Even when she covers it up which she doesnt do all the time by the way. I feed them both the same and vet says their healthy so I guess its just how that goes..

My cats dont really sneeze that much anymore but when I got them from the pound they used to do it alot but I guess as they got used to the apt and such it went away, plus I vacuum more frequently now so that might of helped too.. Sounds like your cat is pretty healthy tho, doesnt sound like anything serious just I guess he's just a stinker , hehe :oops:
 
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