Dangerous Foods for Pets
No coffee, no wine, no chocolate. The website Mom.me has a comprehensive list of foods our dogs and cats should not be eating. Some may be a surprise…
Watch your plates! According to the U.S. News and World Report, the following “people” foods are the most toxic for dogs and cats. Click through to see what food you must keep away from your pet.
This is probably surprising to many, but adult cats are lactose intolerant. They can’t break down milk sugar, and thus dairy products can cause dehydration and diarrhea in your felines.
Bones and Fat
Bones and fat usually cause upset stomach, diarrhea and vomiting in cats. Bones are also dangerous for cats because they can lead to choking, or create obstructions and lacerations in your feline’s digestive tract.
Similar to onions, a small amount of garlic can quickly cause internal problems in your cat. Feline stomachs are easily upset by garlic, and the ingredient can also cause red blood cell damage.
Cats can get food poisoning from the salmonella or E. coli sometimes found in raw eggs. Additionally, the avidin found in egg whites can prevent your feline’s absorption of vitamin B, leading to skin problems and fur loss.
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