Friday, September 24, 2010

fun friday feline factoid - teeth

Kittens are born without teeth. The 26 starter (deciduous or milk) teeth emerge between 6-7 weeks of age.

Kittens start to loose their starter teeth around 3 months of age and the permanent ones are usually fully developed between 6-7 months of age.

Adults cats have 30 permanent teeth.

Theo has 29 permanent teeth.

Information from: Advanced Animal Dentistry

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