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Can Cats Eat Baked Beans?

The short answer: No. The long answer: A combination of white beans and sweet sauce, baked beans are high in protein and fiber but not necessarily good for your feline pet. Garlic and onion may be found in the baked beans mixture—two ingredients that are known to be harmful to cats.     Canned baked beans may… Continue reading Can Cats Eat Baked Beans?

Can Cats Eat Beans?

The short answer: It depends. From the Great Northern beans of Mexico to the garbanzo beans of the Middle East, there are many kinds of beans harvested from various parts of the globe. Lentils, peas, soybeans, and peanuts are also considered as members of the bean family. Free from gluten and low in calories, beans… Continue reading Can Cats Eat Beans?

Can Cats Eat Yogurt?

The short answer: It depends. The long answer: Yogurt is produced by the bacterial fermentation of milk. It contains calcium, potassium, and calcium—nutrients that are good for cats. However, most cats are lactose intolerant, so their bodies have stopped producing the enzyme that helps them digest the lactose found in milk and its byproducts.  If… Continue reading Can Cats Eat Yogurt?

Can Cats Drink Cashew Milk?

The short answer: No. The long answer: Cashew milk is made from blending whole cashews with water. Sourced from trees, cashew is a kidney-shaped seed that is known for containing magnesium, phosphorus, iron, potassium, and zinc. Although cats can drink almond milk occasionally, sources recommend that they should not be given cashew milk. This is… Continue reading Can Cats Drink Cashew Milk?

Can Cats Eat Shrimp?

The short answer: Yes. The long answer: Shrimp are decapod crustaceans with elongated bodies. Harvested from ocean waters or shrimp farms, shrimp can be enjoyed by cats as long as they are fresh and cooked the right way. This type of seafood is a great source of protein, phosphorus, selenium, choline, copper, iodine, and vitamin… Continue reading Can Cats Eat Shrimp?

Why Do Cats Hiss? [9 Possible Reasons Why Cats Hiss]

Have you ever witnessed a cat hissing at you and scaring the hell out of you? Cats hiss due to a variety of reasons, and in this Waldo’s Friends article, we’ll get to the bottom of all the likely causes. But first… What is a cat hiss? How does it look or sound when a… Continue reading Why Do Cats Hiss? [9 Possible Reasons Why Cats Hiss]

Can Dogs Eat Sugar?

The short answer: It is not recommended. The long answer: A common cooking condiment, sugar is a sweet-tasting soluble carbohydrate that is composed of glucose and fructose. Though it is safe for humans to eat, it’s not advisable for your canine companion to consume it. Excessive amounts of sugar can lead to health complications such… Continue reading Can Dogs Eat Sugar?

Can Dogs Eat French Fries?

The short answer: It is not recommended. The long answer: French fries are potatoes that have been sliced into strips, deep fried, and usually served with heaps of salt and/or tomato sauce. Though your dog can eat ripe, cooked, and unflavoured potatoes, he should not be given French fries because of the canola or vegetable… Continue reading Can Dogs Eat French Fries?

Can Dogs Eat Baked Beans?

The short answer: No. The long answer: High in protein and fiber, baked beans is a cooked dish that combines white beans with a sweet-tasting sauce. There are many components that make baked beans harmful for your dog. First off, the dish contains high amounts of sugar, salt, and fat, which are all very lethal… Continue reading Can Dogs Eat Baked Beans?

Can Dogs Eat Sausage?

The short answer: It is not recommended.  The long answer: Sausages are meat products made from ground meat such as pork, beef, or poultry. To intensify the meat’s flavour, the sausages usually contain salt, garlic, onion, spices, flavourings, grains, and/or breadcrumbs. Most of these ingredients are known to be toxic for dogs, hence it is… Continue reading Can Dogs Eat Sausage?

Can Dogs Eat Green Peppers?

The short answer: Yes, but only occasionally and in small amounts. The long answer: Green peppers are unripe bell peppers that were harvested before they got the chance to turn yellow, orange, and/or red. Safe for dogs to consume, these slightly bitter tasting fruits are packed with thiamin, niacin, folate, magnesium, copper, potassium, manganese, and… Continue reading Can Dogs Eat Green Peppers?

How to Remove Ticks on Your Dog

If you like taking your dog on walks in grassy or wooded areas, there’s a higher chance that you’re exposing him to tick contamination. Ticks are commonly found in moist bushland such as parks and gardens. There are about 70 different tick species in Australia, with the most common one in the East Coast being… Continue reading How to Remove Ticks on Your Dog