Tuesday, July 19, 2016
Seven Food Your Cat Should Never Eat...
It is a good thing cats are suck picky eaters, because some of the foods we eat are not just bad for them. They can be lethal.
Onions, Chives, & Garlic
While you may love these foods, they can break down a cat's red blood cells and cause your cat to become anemic.
No great for you feline. This is because avocados contain Persin, a toxin that is generally harmless to humans, but can be toxic to cast (and dogs) in large quantities.
Alcohol should never be consumed by pets in any quantity. It has the same effect on your cast as it does on you, but your cat's body weight is a tenth to a twentieth of yours.
Many of us have a problem with chocolate but cats have real problems,. Chocolate contains Theobromine, which can be fatal to your pet. Never offer anything with chocolate, even icing on a cake.
While a dog can (ans most likely will) est cat food, it is bad idea for your cat to eat dog food. As felines have a higher protein needs than dogs. Eating dog food frequently will lead to malnourishment in your cat.
As it is with dogs, caffeine can be lethal to a cat. Be extra cautious that you do not leave coffee or tea where your cat can get to it. As there is no medicinal cure or antidote in case of an overdose.
Most cats are lactose intolerant, which can cause discomfort and diarrhea and dairy products can trigger food allergies.