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Can Cats Eat Sweet Potatoes?

The short answer: Yes, but only occasionally. The long answer: Cats can occasionally enjoy sweet potatoes in either raw or cooked forms. Unlike potatoes that belong to the nightshade family and cannot be eaten raw, sweet potatoes belong to the morning glory family. Additionally, ASPCA notes that sweet potato vine is non-toxic to cats.   Sweet… Continue reading Can Cats Eat Sweet Potatoes?

Can Cats Eat Apples?

The short answer: Yes, but only occasionally. The long answer: Similar to dogs, cats without health issues can safely eat apples that have been properly prepared. However, because cats are obligate carnivores, they do not need to consume fruits to meet their daily nutritional requirements. They also cannot taste the sweetness of apples, and therefore… Continue reading Can Cats Eat Apples?

Can Cats Eat Prawns?

The short answer: Yes. The long answer: Similar to shrimps, prawns can be consumed by cats as long as they are fresh and prepared properly. These crustaceans are known to be packed with protein, omega-3 fatty acids, zinc, iodine, sodium, calcium, phosphorus, potassium, magnesium, iron, and vitamins B and E.  However, there are considerations to… Continue reading Can Cats Eat Prawns?

Can Cats Eat Mushrooms?

The short answer: No. The long answer: Mushrooms are spore-bearing fruiting bodies of fungi. They can grow underground, within trees, or even in decaying logs. Technically speaking, store-bought mushrooms safe for human consumption are also safe for cats to eat. Just make sure they are not cooked with salt, onion, garlic, or other harmful ingredients. … Continue reading Can Cats Eat Mushrooms?

Can Cats Eat Pasta?

The short answer: Yes and no. The long answer: Pasta is commonly made of flour, water, and eggs. These three ingredients are safe for your pet cat to eat. However, how you cook the pasta and what you mix with it will determine if it is safe for your cat to consume. Pasta is traditionally… Continue reading Can Cats Eat Pasta?

Can Cats Eat Pork?

The short answer: Yes, but only in small amounts. The long answer: Pork is one of the most widely consumed meat around the world. Though cats are obligate carnivores that need to consume animal meat, they are usually fed cooked beef, chicken, and turkey. As long as they are prepared and cooked properly, pork can… Continue reading Can Cats Eat Pork?

Can Cats Eat Tomatoes?

The short answer: It is not recommended. The long answer: Red, plump, and naturally sweet, tomatoes are packed with nutrients such as vitamin C, vitamin K, potassium, folate, and lycopene. However, this fruit is not recommended for cats because it contains solanine and alpha-tomatine that are mildly toxic to cats. These chemical compounds are found… Continue reading Can Cats Eat Tomatoes?

Best Soft Food for Kittens

Kittens are cute and cuddly creatures that need constant care and attention. To guarantee that they grow up to be strong and healthy cats, they must be properly fed during the first few months of their life. If you’re curious to discover the best soft food to feed kittens, you’ve come to the right place!… Continue reading Best Soft Food for Kittens

The Best Food to Feed an Elderly Cat

Just like us, cats go through various life stages and have different needs at every stage. It’ll take years before they are officially called “seniors,” but once they reach the age of 7, their metabolism and activity levels may start to slow down. As such, their nutritional needs alter as well. This Waldo’s Friends article… Continue reading The Best Food to Feed an Elderly Cat

The Difference Between Kitten Food and Cat Food

There are so many things a first-time cat parent needs to learn, such as preparing a starter kit before your cat comes home to finding ways to groom her at home. Depending on the age of the cat you decide to adopt or foster, you’ll also need to provide the right meals so that she… Continue reading The Difference Between Kitten Food and Cat Food

What Kind of Milk Can Cats Have?

Cats and milk go hand in hand… or at least that’s what popular media would like people to believe. Animal experts have revealed that most adult cats are actually lactose intolerant, meaning they are unable to fully digest the sugar (lactose) found in milk.  So does this mean cats can’t drink milk at all? This… Continue reading What Kind of Milk Can Cats Have?

Can Cats Eat Chicken Bones?

The short answer: Yes and no. The long answer: Chicken bones may be eaten by your pet cat, but only if these bones are served raw. Cooked chicken bones are brittle and may become sharp, fragmented pieces once your cat munches on them. When consumed, these jagged parts may pose as choking hazards or injure… Continue reading Can Cats Eat Chicken Bones?