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Can Cats Eat French Fries?

We all enjoy an indulgent junk food treat now and again, whether it's pizza, hamburgers, tacos, or French fries. Fast food is tasty, quick, and popular. It can even give our mood a little lift while we’re eating. So, it might be obvious that cats can’t eat spicy junk food, like Mexican, Chinese, or Indian foods. But what about something...

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Can Cats Eat Coconut?

Coconut is widely considered a healthy food for humans, and coconut oil is becoming more and more popular too. People use coconut oil to keep their skin and hair nourished and use it for cooking more healthily. So, if coconut is so good for humans, could it also be beneficial to your cat’s health? If you’re a cat owner wondering...

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Can Cats Eat Raw Meat?

Being the parent of a pussycat comes with a lot of responsibilities! After all, you need to ensure they're cared for properly with the correct vaccinations, flea and worm treatment, and the best cat food to keep them as healthy as possible. But with so many options, how do you know that your cat’s diet is the best diet for...

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Can Cats Eat Cherries?

Cherries are a surprisingly healthy treat that many humans enjoy. Whether sweet cherries are your favorite snack or you're more partial to tart cherries, there are many different varieties, including black cherries, bing cherries, and rainier cherries. But what about our cats? Can they enjoy cherries every once in a while? Sadly, the short answer to whether cats can eat...

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Can Cats Eat Sweet Potatoes?

Sweet potatoes are a common human food source, known for their high levels of healthy fiber and antioxidants. Surprisingly, they are only distantly related to white potatoes and are nutritionally quite different. As cat owners, you may be wondering if cats eat sweet potatoes and if there are any nutritional benefits. Well, the short answer is that our feline friends...

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Can Cats Eat Oatmeal?

Whether you eat your oatmeal with brown sugar for breakfast or prefer oatmeal cookies, oatmeal is one of those popular, healthy, and versatile human foods. But can cats eat oatmeal? Also Read: 15 Human Foods That Are Poisonous & Toxic To Cats If you’re wondering about giving your cat oatmeal or thinking about the health benefits for our feline friends,...

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Interceptor For Cats: Overview, Dosage & Side Effects

Interceptor is the brand name for a monthly oral heartworm and intestinal parasite preventative manufactured by Elanco Animal Health. In this article, you’ll learn some general product information, how Interceptor targets parasites, side effects to monitor for, and some frequently asked questions. About Interceptor For Cats Interceptor is a monthly preventative medication that targets mosquito-borne heartworms (Dirofilaria immitis), and the...

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The 6 Best Flea Shampoos For Cats

To identify the best flea shampoo for cats, I’ve researched the insecticides most commonly found in flea shampoos, evaluating toxicity information from OEHNA’s chemical database along with EPA pesticide risk assessments, and referring to the veterinary product database on Drugs.com. Like most other flea treatment products, flea shampoos are notorious for their apparent connection to serious and sometimes fatal reactions....

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Phenobarbital For Cats: Overview, Dosage & Side Effects

Phenobarbital is an anti-convulsant medication used commonly in veterinary medicine to help manage conditions that cause seizures. In this article you’ll learn how phenobarbital treats patients suffering from a seizure disorder, side effects to watch for, and some frequently asked questions. About Phenobarbital For Cats Phenobarbital is a barbiturate medication. Barbiturates are a class of drugs that act as central...

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Can Cats Eat Dog Food? A Vet’s Perspective

Cats are certainly capable of eating wet and dry dog food (as evidenced by my own moggy who will happily try to dislocate his jaw in an effort to eat giant-sized dog kibble!), but from a nutritional perspective, cats really shouldn’t eat dog food. Is it Safe for Cats to Eat Dog Food? Dogs have evolved and become domesticated over...

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