Cats are very entertaining animals. They are acrobatic and playful and easy to take care of. Cats are trainable animals where you can teach your cat how to use the bathroom, not to scratch the furniture, or how to retrieve a toy. Taking care of a cat requires: taking your cat to regular visits to the vet, providing the perfect environment, and taking care of the food. Food is very important for animals and it could affect them positively or negatively, so it is essential for cats owners to provide the suitable kind of food to their cats. Nevertheless, cats have sensitive stomach and digestive system. For that, some kinds of food may not be suitable for them, and some others might be super dangerous for them.
Here is a list of kinds of food that your cat should not eat:
Do not let your cat drink any amount of alcoholic drinks even if it is a small dose. A table spoon of alcohol can cause severe liver and several damages to the brain. When a cat drinks alcohol it might be intoxicated where the cat might go into a coma or die!
- Dog food
Dogs food is a bad choice for you cat. Feeding your cat dog food can cause malnutrition and sometimes can cause heart problems.
- Raw food
Feeding a cat raw food as: raw meat, raw eggs and raw fish can cause pancreatitis, vomiting, and diarrhea.
- Garlic and onions and chives
Garlic and onions are delicious for humans, but not for cats. Onion rings and fried garlic can damage cat’s red blood cells which subsequently causes anemia.
- Yeast Dough
Yeast dough is not suitable for cats. Yeast dough can make cats gassy and expand their digestive system and, in some cases, it could cause rupture stomach and intestines.
This might be surprising, because cats are addicted to it. Steady diet of tuna can cause malnutrition because it does not contain the needed nutrients for cats. However, it is not a bad idea to feed your cat tuna every now and then.
- Milk and cheese
This might also be surprisingly, but milk, cheese, and other diary products may not be suitable for your cat. Some cats are lactose intolerant, so diary products can cause diarrhea and vomiting.
- Grapes and raisins
Both grapes and raisins can cause kidney failure in cats and its early signs are: hyperactivity and vomiting. It is important to notify that some cats may show no ill effects, however other cats can be ill even from small amounts.
Caffeine can be found in several kinds of food as: coffee, tea, chocolate, and colas. Large amounts of caffeine can poison a cat, and its symptoms are: restlessness, heart palpitations, rapid breathing, and muscles tremors.
Liver are very delicious and tasty, but not for cats. Feeding your cat large amounts of liver can cause vitamin A toxicity and could affect cat’s bones as well. Unfortunately, large amount of liver can cause death.