Cats can be quite secretive when it comes to pain, even if it is dental pain that is affecting their ability to eat, drink, and groom. Knowing the signs of dental infection can help ensure you have the issue treated promptly.
1. Eating Difficulty
One of the first and often most obvious signs of dental distress is that your cat isn't eating as much as usual. Your cat may put off eating until they absolutely can't stand the hunger anymore.