Whether you realize it or not, your pantry is a place that your cat simply should not be. There are many foods in your pantry which are very dangerous to your pets and for that reason it is especially important to ensure that you are not letting them eat those foods. Cats and dogs have different dangers to their systems and for that reason it is very important to make sure that these issues are addressed separately.
Some foods are dangerous and others are deadly, others are simply not the healthiest thing for your cat to be eating. Let’s take a look at these. Tuna is one of those things that are only good for cats in small doses. That means that you want to ensure that cats are not eating it all the time since they will not be able to be healthy in this respect. Allowing them to eat it every now and again in small serving will allow them to enjoy it without getting sick. There is not enough nutrition in tuna to allow the eater to get all they need from the meal and this leads to continual problems. Garlic, Onion and Chives are also bad for your cat, whether you realize it or not it can lead to anemia as well as an upset stomach if you are allowing your cat to eat such foods. For that reason you want to make sure that you are not providing them to your cat on a regular basis. Small amounts will not hurt your cat nor will they ensure that your cat is ill, but large amounts can even lead to onion poisoning.
Milk is actually bad for your cat. Although it is a stereotype that cats should drink milk, this is actually very bad for them and can make them very lactose intolerant. For that reason please make sure that you are only giving your cat milk in very small amounts and that if you do you are always monitoring the cats. Many people think that giving a cat alcohol is funny. Did you know that one teaspoon of whisky can in fact kill a cat? It is very important to understand that their bodies are not the same as ours and that you should never give a cat any kind of alcohol with no exceptions.
Grapes and Raisins are also very bad for cats and can lead to Kidney failure. Although this seems like an innocent treat it is not one that you want to pass on to a pet as it can be fatal. For that reason ensure instead that you are passing along a treat to your cat that has been signed off on by the vet, you want to make sure that you are helping your kitty. Caffeine is another item that is fatal for cats is gives them heart problems and poisoning, it can also lead to tremors and heart attacks in our feline friends. Chocolate has caffeine in it and for that reason it is also very dangerous, it also has something called the bromine in it as well which can cause tremors and death in cats.
Xylitol is in candy and gum and is one of the leading ingredients which are very dangerous for pets. Make sure that you are not feeding your kitty any candy or sugar as it can lead to liver failure in felines. If this was not enough it can also lead to very bad heart problems. Live failure within kitties is also very swift and will ensure that you are not able to really see it happen gradually so it is very important not to give this to cats.
Fat trimmings and bones are very dangerous for cats and for that reason you want to make sure that you are not giving them to them. Although they eat this in the wild, they are eating the lean meat and are not eating the remains that are the main difference. You will see that it is very possible to cause bone splinters as well as digestive lacerations in the stomach of a cat if you are feeding them such items. You must keep your kitty safe and happy without giving it any of the foods on this list or you will be very sorry in the long term at not being able to keep your kitty healthy and happy. Remember that they are not people and for that reason you need to make sure that you do not give them human food.
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