General information on Tonsillitis
Tonsillitis is rare in cats. The tonsils are located at the back of the cat's throat. Unless they are inflamed, the tonsils are not visible.
Symptoms of Tonsillitis
Symptoms of Tonsillitis in cats may include a high fever, coughing, pain when swallowing, vomiting, gagging response, and loss of appetite.
Treatments for Tonsillitis
A visit to your vet is in order if your cat presents with any of these symptoms. If your vet's diagnosis is Tonsillitis he may begin a treatment of antibiotics along with some dietary changes that could include canned food diluted with water.
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Tonsillitis experience by - Tessa
Bangor Northern Ireland
My cat had no symtoms other than loud snoring for a few weeks. On examination the vet found tonsils swollen to 15 times the normal size. After antibiotics and steroids the swelling remained the same and the tonsils were removed. Lymphoma was suspected but lab results came back showing it was tonsilitis. Thankfully Henry is now back to his normal self.
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