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Do cats have tonsils?

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2008-08-27 10:23:17
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Yes, cats have 6 tonsils, aka adenoids. "In general, cats don't gag as often as dogs. The one exception is when an upcoming hair ball hits the throat. Cats will gag once or twice, then throw it up. Tonsillitis can also cause problems. "Cats have six tonsils, so imagine how it would feel if they were infected," says Margie Scherk, D.V.M., a veterinarian in private practice in Vancouver, British Columbia." http://home.ivillage.com/pets/symsolve/0,,ljxx,00.html Beware of photos in next link!!!!!!!! http://www.asiahomes.com/dogpix/9989cat4year_female_drooling_foul_breadth_Singapore.jpg

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