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What food should I avoid feeding my kitten?

Cats have a very different metabolism from dogs and humans, which is why some foods that are completely harmless for us can be hazardous for them

 

Some pet parents feel it is better to feed their pets home-prepared diets rather than prepared pet-food.  This stems from their perception that home-prepared diets are fresher and less processed. Also, people know what they are feeding their pet and this allows them the opportunity to increasingly mistrust manufactured foods.

 

Contrary to these perceptions, it is better to feed your cat prepared pet-food as it is the best way to guarantee a nutritionally safe and complete meal. In fact, some human foods can leave your cat malnourished and can even affect the health of their muscles and organs. Here’s a list of human food that you will need to avoid:

 

Human Foods

What it does to kittens and cats

Baby food / too much milk

Frequent and loose/watery faeces

Onions & garlic

Damages RBC and causes anemia

Raw egg

Causes hair fall and damages the coat

Chocolate

Affects the heart and the nervous system

Fish or chicken bones

Damages the teeth and might cause tears in the digestive system

 

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