It appears you have not yet registered with the CAT Forums. To register please click here...




Featured Photos

Reply
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Unread 04-04-2007   #1 (permalink)
rosefox8
Guest
 
rosefox8's Avatar
 
Posts: n/a
Default Which human foods are most harmful to cats?

My 7-month-old kitten will try to taste just about anything on my plate. I don't let her beg, but occasionally for a snack or treat, I will put tiny pieces of the food on a little plate on the floor for her. I have allowed her tiny pieces of foods like fruits, vegetables, unseasoned meat and chicken, and plain cooked fish. Last night, however, she jumped up to the table and snagged a piece of meatloaf, which was seasoned with garlic and cooked onion. I know that garlic and onion can cause severe anemia in cats. I am now trying to find out what other foods I should not let her get near.PS. Some people say it is bad to feed a cat human food, but as long as there is nothing that will hurt the cat, why not? It's no worse than badly processed commercial cat food. Meat and fish contain high amounts of much-needed protein for cats, anyway.In many other countries, cats do eat human quality foods. Cat food has only been commercially available for a few decades. Cats will often eat what people eat.
 
Digg this Post!Add Post to del.icio.usBookmark Post in TechnoratiFurl this Post!
Reply With Quote

Sponsored Cat Content
Unread 04-04-2007   #2 (permalink)
inuyasha_1969
Guest
 
inuyasha_1969's Avatar
 
Posts: n/a
Default

junk food like chocolate bunnys.
 
Digg this Post!Add Post to del.icio.usBookmark Post in TechnoratiFurl this Post!
Reply With Quote
Unread 04-04-2007   #3 (permalink)
stellargoddess01
Guest
 
stellargoddess01's Avatar
 
Posts: n/a
Default

Are you feeding her enough protein? Does she get wet food as well as dry? I'd get a higher quality wet food for her as well as the dry - my cats have had the diet for years and are fine. She may just be a cat that likes people food. My Calico thinks she's a human and will even eat french fries if I let her. Looks like you already got a good list from people, but definitely keep her away from chocolate. Meat should be okay, but like you say, keep away from spices. My cats love tuna cooked on the grill.
 
Digg this Post!Add Post to del.icio.usBookmark Post in TechnoratiFurl this Post!
Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
cat food , cats , commercial , diet , dry , fish , food , hurt , kitten , love , night , wet food

Sponsored Cat Links


Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are On


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Cat Forum Replies Last Post
What are some weird foods your cat like to eat? sarahi77009@sbcglobal.net Cat Health & Nutrition 11 04-04-2007 08:15 PM
What foods should I feed my cats? Kirsten M Cat Health & Nutrition 8 03-31-2007 11:57 PM
Is cranberry juice harmful to a cat in any way? We have been giving our male cat... admin Cat Advice 1 02-02-2007 11:57 PM
What foods do you feed to your cat? felicsthecat Cat Chat 13 10-16-2006 02:03 PM


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 03:50 AM.


Powered by vBulletin Version 3.8.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.


Sitemap: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28