Can Cats Eat

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Can Cats Eat Beef?

Can cats eat beef? Can cats eat raw beef or ground beef? What about steak? Yes, they can. But, it is probably best to cook the beef to remove some fat from the meat and ensure there are no dangerous bacteria or pathogens on the meat. Read on to learn …

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Can Cats Eat Ice Cream?

Can cats eat ice cream? Is ice cream bad for cats? You shouldn’t give your cat ice cream because they are lactose intolerant, ice cream contains too much sugar and there may be traces of substances that are toxic to cats in human ice cream – however, in very small …

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Can Cats Eat Chocolate?

Can cats eat chocolate? What about white chocolate? White chocolate is ok for cats but all milk and dark chocolates are highly toxic! Read on to learn more… Are you enjoying a chocolate bar while lying on the couch? As you watch your favorite show, your cat decides to join …

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Can Cats Drink Orange Juice?

Can cats drink orange juice? No, the essential oils, polyphenols, and sugars are at best bad for your cat and at worst highly toxic. Read on to learn more… You’re sitting in your breakfast nook enjoying a fresh glass of orange juice when your cat wanders over. She sits at …

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Can Cats Eat Raw Chicken?

Can cats eat raw chicken? Is raw chicken good for cats? Broadly speaking raw chicken, chicken giblets, breasts, livers and skin is all ok to give to your cat – you just need to wash items thoroughly to reduce the risk of your cat contracting salmonella. It’s Tuesday night, and …

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Can Cats Eat Beef Jerky?

Can cats eat beef jerky? Yes, but try to avoid flavored or seasoned variations. Read on to learn more… Do you enjoy the salty, meaty flavor of jerky? If you open a packet, you can expect your feline friend to leap into your lap, licking their lips in anticipation of …

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Can Cats Have Salmon?

Can cats have salmon?  In moderation yes. But, it contains salt, mercury and lacks taurine which makes it far from ideal food for your cat. Read on to find out more. Dietary questions are common for cat owners. Every cat owner on earth would like to imagine they’re doing the …

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Can Cats Have Butter?

Thanks to the internet, we know that cats can Haz Cheezburger. But can cats have butter? Well, the short answer is that cats can have butter. It can be useful if you want your cat to put weight on quickly or treat your cat for hairballs. The combination of human food …

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Can Cats Eat Spicy Food?

Can cats eat spicy food? Can they taste spicy? No, cats don’t like spicy food and it can mess with their digestive system. Read on to learn more… Do you love spicy food as much as we do? We love tucking into some enchiladas with chicken and rice. The extra …

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Can Cats Eat Chicken Bones?

Most people know that you shouldn’t give dogs chicken bones but can cats eat chicken bones? Are they dangerous or is there actually some benefit to cats if they do eat chicken bones? Lets check it out. Felines are obligate carnivores; in other words, they meet their nutritional requirements by …

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Can Cats Eat Tomato Sauce?

Can cats eat tomato sauce? In theory yes but in practice no. It is not the tomatoes that are the problem. It is the additional ingredients such as garlic, onion, and salt that makes the sauce dangerous for cats. Read on to find out more. Obviously, no one feeds their …

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Can Cats Eat Sage?

Have you spotted your cat munching down on sage in your yard or caught them nibbling away at some sage on your windowsill? Maybe you have had a little panic and thought “can cats eat sage?” or “is sage safe for cats?”. Maybe you are planning to do some garden …

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Can Cats Eat Basil?

Can cats eat basil? Well, they can eat anything they put in their mouth if they are so inclined! Here we will identify if eating basil is dangerous for your cat, why they might actually be interested in eating basil given that they are obligate carnivores and don’t need to …

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Can Cats Eat Sardines?

I discovered my cat liked sardines (or pilchards) quite by accident. I was trying a change of diet and thought I should include more oily fish in my diet. I bought some sardines in tomato sauce figuring it could make a decent sandwich. I opened the can and was immediately …

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Can Cats Eat Coconut?

Can cats eat coconut? Yes, they sure can! Generally speaking, coconut is nontoxic to cats although you would be hard pushed to suggest it is species-appropriate food for your cat! As with many things moderation is key. Some cats with health issues can develop problems from consuming excess fats and …

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