Can cats eat human food?

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Can cats eat human food?

Isabelle Barunga Answered question February 3, 2020
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Yes, they can. But not all foods. In general, it’s safer for your cat to live off high-quality cat food. However, if you can’t resist the urge to give your furry friend some scraps from your table now and then, here’s what you need to know.

As far as eating goes, cats are classified as “obligate carnivores”. Which means they need meat to live. You can feed your cat home-cooked meat, just be wary that too much fat can give your cat a stomach ache. Try feeding your cat skinless chicken, liver meat, or lamb meat.

As for fruits and vegetables, those can be healthy and tasty for your cat too. Bananas, blueberries, peeled apples, peas, cucumber, and cooked broccoli are all safe for your cat to eat. Make sure to remove all seeds from the fruits that have them.

For those in the UK, you can find vets in Chippenham if you follow this link. Cats need to be checked up regularly just like dogs, so don’t neglect to get appointments for your kitty.

Isabelle Barunga Answered question February 3, 2020