Do you know all the dangerous foods for cats?
If you have a cat at home, know that it is very important not to give anything to your pet. Some things and foods can be very harmful to cats, so beware!
10 Tips invites you today to discover 10 tips and foods to never give to a cat.
The 10 foods to never give to your cat:
1. Never give chocolate to a cat
Chocolate is bad for cats because it stimulates the cat’s nervous system too much. It’s caffeine and theobromine that are harmful for cats but also for other pets, so watch out for your dog, rabbit, hamster and others.
2. Garlic and onion
It is also important never to give your cat the following foods: garlic, chives, onion and green onion. If your cat eats these foods, he risks having a deficiency in the level of red blood cells, it is really very dangerous for the health of your pet.
3. Especially no coffee
Coffee is another food that should not be given to a cat because it can cause serious health problems for your pet. Coffee can cause severe vomiting and diarrhea in cats and other pets.
4. Watch out for your leftover drinks
If you leave a glass of alcoholic beverage lying around, your cat might be tempted to take a few licks. Alcohol can therefore cause dizziness but also severe intoxication if ingested in too large quantities in cats or dogs.
5. A cat that eats sushi
Although it may seem normal to see a cat eat raw fish, you should not give it to him, so be careful with your sushi. Raw fish in your sushi can cause serious health issues such as thiamine deficiency.
6. Don’t give a cat yeast… EVER!
Don’t leave yeast dough lying around on the kitchen counter if your cat is prowling around because it could eat it and have health problems. Yeast once ingested by the cat can dilate and expand in your cat’s stomach which is very dangerous.
7. Grapes are dangerous for cats
Whether fresh or dried grapes should never be brought into the house by cats. Grapes can cause acute kidney failure in cats and other pets such as dogs and rabbits for example.
8. Dairy product and cat
Did you know that milk and other dairy products should never be given to an adult cat? Many cats are lactose intolerant, just like us humans. Vomiting and diarrhea are a few symptoms that can occur if your cat consumes dairy products.
9. Be careful with gummies and mints
Gums, toothpastes, small lozenges for fresh breath and many other sweets contain xylitol. Xylitol can cause a low blood sugar problem mainly in dogs but also in cats according to several veterinarians, so be careful.
10. Don’t feed the chicken bones to a cat
Did you know it was dangerous to feed a dog chicken bones? So now imagine a cat! If the chicken bone were to burst inside your pet it could cause the death of your cat or your dog, can you imagine?