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What food should I avoid feeding my kitten?

What are common household hazards for kittens?

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 FoodsWhat 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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