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Mucus out of Cat's Mouth
I have a male Persian cat four year old. This night there was a discharge of foamy thick white mucus from his mouth, and this continued for a long while. During this time, he kept on taking his tongue in and out, to get rid of the mucus. We've been worried ever since. There is a lot of mucus on the floor. Kindly help me out, and tell me the reasons, and whether or not this is serious in any way.  
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The most obvious (simplest) illness is a yeast infection. This usually comes from a bladder infection. Is there any discharge at the urethra site? Regardless, cats will develop oral discharge from a strong yeast infection.

There are some more complex possibilities here, right down to a ph imbalance...and I won't begin to guess what's causing it as I don't like to put nasty illnesses into a person's thoughts when it's not likely (but possible).

I would say take him in to get him checked, as at the least he does need a simple antibiotic course to clean him out.
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