WoW Increasing Gearscores and DPS?

I'm a Feral Druid and very new to 80. I have GearScore and it tells me I have a gearscore of 3602. According to WoW-Heroes, my gearscore is only 1709. If the dps is the "Damage" under "Melee" in my character info, then I only have 451 - 474 in my cat form (which I understand is horrific.) I... show more I'm a Feral Druid and very new to 80. I have GearScore and it tells me I have a gearscore of 3602. According to WoW-Heroes, my gearscore is only 1709. If the dps is the "Damage" under "Melee" in my character info, then I only have 451 - 474 in my cat form (which I understand is horrific.) I added gems and enchantments but it didn't seem to change much. If you could please explain to me how I can dramatically increase these, I would very much appreciate it! (Because I keep getting kicked out of raids..)
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