What Can Cats Eat And Drink

What Can Cats Eat And Drink

A lot of people are unsure of what their cats can consume safely, and so today we are going to explore the topic and ask what can cats eat and drink? We all want to be sure we are only giving our pets the best food because taking too many trips to the Vets can become rather expensive, and we want them to live happy lives.

You may be surprised to learn which common household foods your cat will enjoy, and so it's worth spending the next five minutes reading through this article. We’re going to answer all your questions in the simplest and most straightforward manner possible. So, let's get to it!

Can cats eat cheese?

No. Cats are lactose intolerant so eating cheese could make them ill.

Can cats eat chocolate?

No. Chocolate is incredibly toxic to cats and can be lethal.

Can cats eat eggs?

Yes. Make sure the eggs are cooked as raw eggs will harm your cat.

Can cats eat onions?


Can cats eat dog food?

No. Cats have completely different nutritional requirements to dogs

Can cats eat bananas?

No. Best to avoid as cats can struggle to digest them, although they aren't necessarily toxic.

Can cats eat bread?

No. Bread provides no nutritional value for cats and should not be eaten on a regular basis.

Can cats eat raw chicken?

No. Raw chicken may upset your cats’ stomach and cause intestinal infections.

Can cats eat grapes?

No. Grapes and raisins can cause your cat to have kidney issues.

Can cats eat watermelon?


Can cats eat ham?

No. Although your cat may love a slice of ham it can be very dangerous due to the high levels of salt present.

Can cats eat pork?

Yes. Cats can eat pork if it is cooked thoroughly and all bones have been removed.

Can cats eat broccoli?


Can cats eat rice?

Yes. A small amount of white rice may be beneficial if your cat has digestive issues.

Can cats eat strawberries?

Yes. Strawberries are non-toxic.

Can cats eat chips?


Can cats eat apples?

Yes. Cats can eat apples without the skin.

Can cats eat tuna?

Yes. You can feed your cat tuna as an occasional treat.

Can cats eat carrots?

Yes. Although providing no nutritional value to cats they may enjoy eating some cooked carrots.

Can cats eat pasta?

Yes. Pasta on its own is safe for cats to eat.

Can cats eat mushrooms?


Can cats eat peanut butter?

No. The high levels of fat and carbohydrates in peanut butter can be harmful to your cat’s health.  

Can cats eat potatoes?

Yes. Cats can eat potatoes in small amounts if they are cooked and unseasoned.

 Can cats eat prawns?

Yes. Cooked prawns can be a lovely treat for your cat.

Can cats eat sweetcorn?

Yes. Your cat can eat soft, cooked sweetcorn.

Can cats eat bacon?

Yes. Whilst bacon is not toxic to cats, high levels of salt mean you should only feed it as an occasional treat.

Can cats eat cucumbers?


Can cats eat nuts?


Can cats eat popcorn?

No. Although not toxic popcorn can be a serious choking hazard.

Can cats eat tomatoes?


Can cats eat avocado?


Can cats eat blueberries?


Can cats eat chicken?

Yes. Cats can eat chicken as long as it is cooked.

Can cats eat crisps?


Can cats eat garlic?


Can cats eat peanuts?


Can cats eat peas?


Can cats eat raw meat?

Yes. You should first check with your vet that raw meat is suitable for your particular cat.

Can cats eat sausage?

No. It's best to avoid it due to high salt levels.

Can cats eat chicken bones?

Yes. Always raw. Never give your cat cooked bones.

You should now have a better understanding of what you can and cannot feed your cat. Hopefully this information will mean your cat lives a long and healthy life, and you do not waste hundreds of pounds at the vets unnecessarily. There are many other things you need to consider when ensuring the health and wellbeing of your cat, but nutrition is one of the most important. So, use the information from this article wisely, and you should never have any issues.  

If you ever have any concerns about the type of food you can feed your cat, feel free to refer to this article in future or contact your local vet. We look forward to releasing more informative articles about cat health and hope you will return to learn more soon.

Legal Disclaimer

We have put together this general guide to ‘foods safe for cats’ after thorough research. However, we cannot guarantee 100% accuracy of this information and accept no liability for any mistakes or misinformation contain within, or any adverse events that result due to foods interactions. So, please consult your vet if you have any concerns and queries related to food safety and your pet.

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