Thank you for rescuing this kitty
Did the vet give any indication of how old this kitty is? Gingivitis could be caused from poor diet or genetics.
Have you also contacted the local shelter and had him checked for a microchip? Somebody may be missing him terribly.
Cat maid to:
Jasper, male Ragdoll ?? (approx 10 yrs)
Sweet Pea, female silver tabby DSH (approx 8 yrs)
Rose semi feral, a cpietra rescue, female tabby (approx 7 yrs)
Puddles RIP (1996-2014
Snowball RIP (1991-2005)
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