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Can Cats Eat Oats?

The short answer: Yes, but only in small amounts. The long answer: Packed with protein and fat, oats are nutritious cereal grains that can be ingested by cats. They are a good source of fiber, antioxidants, vitamins, and minerals that can promote well-being. Oats are turned into oatmeal and rolled oats, which can be eaten… Continue reading Can Cats Eat Oats?

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 Corn?

The short answer: Yes, but only occasionally and in moderation. The long answer: Packed with carbohydrates, vitamins, potassium, and folic acid, corn is a starchy vegetable and cereal grain. Cats don’t necessarily need corn in their daily diet because they are obligate carnivores that must consume protein and fat. Unfortunately, some cat food brands include… Continue reading Can Cats Eat Corn?

Can Cats Eat Bread?

The short answer: It is not recommended. The long answer: As defined by Dictionary.com, bread is “a kind of food made of flour or meal that has been mixed with milk or water, made into a dough or batter, with or without yeast or other leavening agent, and baked.” Bread is known for being high… Continue reading Can Cats Eat Bread?

Can Cats Eat Rice?

The short answer: Yes, but only in limited quantities. The long answer: A staple food in many households around the world, rice is packed with carbohydrates, calcium, iron, thiamin, folate, and vitamin E. Cats are obligate carnivores, so they primarily need meat in order to thrive. Rice may be included in a cat’s meal occasionally,… Continue reading Can Cats Eat Rice?

Can Dogs Eat Brown Rice?

The short answer: Yes. The long answer: A better alternative to white rice, brown rice is a safe and healthy grain that you can feed to your dog. It is known to contain high amounts of carbohydrates and vitamins that will benefit your pooch’s body. The antioxidants and minerals found in brown rice also helps… Continue reading Can Dogs Eat Brown Rice?

Can Dogs Eat Oatmeal?

The short answer: Yes, but in moderation. The long answer: Your dog can reap the countless benefits of eating oatmeal the same way you do. It is a great source of vitamins (E and B-6) and minerals (iron, calcium, manganese, selenium, and zinc, to name a few), which work hand in hand to maintain your… Continue reading Can Dogs Eat Oatmeal?

Can Dogs Eat Pasta?

The short answer: Yes and no. The long answer: Your dog can occasionally eat pasta as long as you serve it to him cooked and without any sauce or seasoning. Raw pasta is difficult to digest, and its sharp edges may tear your dog’s mouth, throat, esophagus, and/or intestines. Meanwhile, some of the pasta sauces… Continue reading Can Dogs Eat Pasta?

Can Dogs Eat Rice?

The short answer: Yes. The long answer: Though it’s generally okay for your dog to eat rice, choose to feed him brown rice over white rice. Brown rice is a whole grain that contains high amounts of fiber, antioxidants, vitamins, and minerals. Meanwhile, white rice is a refined grain that has gone through a more… Continue reading Can Dogs Eat Rice?

Can Dogs Eat Bread?

The short answer: It depends. The long answer: Bread can be fed to your dog as long as it is the plain type and does not contain any of the following: xylitol (an artificial sweetener that is highly toxic for dogs), raisins (dried fruit which causes mood changes, depression, and kidney failure), nuts (macadamia nuts… Continue reading Can Dogs Eat Bread?