Comments: Gata, a 16-year old, female, domestic short hair had chronic oral pain and difficulty eating.
Follow Up Care: Extreme sores and pain were found in her mouth, and dental x-rays revealed retained tooth roots after extractions had been performed at a previous hospital. The tooth roots were removed, and she was sent home with antibiotics and anti-inflammatories.
Updates: After recovery from dental surgery, Gata is now able to enjoy her food. Mom is happy to have her loving kitty again.