So i was checking out my cats gums as a random inspection and noticed he has black gums. I think hes always had it (just never noticed) and vets have never mentioned it. Is it actually normal for black cats to have black gums?
http://animals.howstuffworks.com/pet...r-cats-ga1.htm and http://www.pictures-of-cats.org/cat-has-black-gums.html it's perfectly fine and normal. It's just a pigmentation of the gums.
"Black gums on a black cat aren't anything to worry about, but pale, yellowish, or bluish tinged gums on any cat should be reported to your veterinarian right away."
I know tigers have black gingivae
Doesn't sound right at all to me but I'm not a cat
yea they can have black pigmentation in their gums. my black cat has several 'patches' of black colour on his gums and the roof of his mouth. perfectly normal
Yes I have an auburn cat with pink gums with patches of black.
As if! I just found that and was about to quote the same thing!
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