My cat has gingivitis. Am I supposed to brush her teeth?

People brush dog’s teeth, right? Do I have to brush my cat’s teeth too?

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Our vet recommended we use cat food with Oral Care and mix it in with regular dry kibble. I did some research and it seems that it could benefit the cat if you are ready to commit the time http://www.vetstreet.com/dr-marty-becker/am-i-a-bad-pet-owner-if-i-dont-brush-my-cats-teeth

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Oral care cat food is one way to go. I also give my cats large chunks of fresh beef or cooked chicken. This way they actually chew the food before swallowing. It works out their jaws, gums, and sort of cleans the teeth too.
I never brushed my cats’ teeth though ))

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Well the thought is that the gums need hard and large kibble. The meat is soft and can only get stuck between the teeth, causing plaque