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Can cats drink milk? We review 7 milk options!

An excellent source of vitamins and minerals, milk is a nutrient-rich liquid that comes from mammals or even plants. It contains calcium, magnesium, riboflavin, phosphorus, potassium, zinc, and vitamins A and B12. Newborns and young mammals drink the milk of their mothers as their primary source of nutrition before moving on to solids. This includes… Continue reading Can cats drink milk? We review 7 milk options!

Can Cats Drink Goat Milk?

The short answer: No. The long answer: Just like cow milk, goat milk can do more harm to your cat than good. The reason behind it is that adult cats cannot process the carbohydrate found in goat milk due to the lack of lactase in their digestive system. Even young kittens that produce lactase in… Continue reading Can Cats Drink Goat Milk?

Can Cats Drink Lactose-Free Milk?

The short answer: Yes, but only in limited amounts. The long answer: Milk is a dairy product commonly produced by nursing mammals. It is packed with nutrients needed by young mammals, such as kittens who need sustenance from their mother’s milk. As kittens grow up, they generally lose the capacity to process the lactose found… Continue reading Can Cats Drink Lactose-Free Milk?

Can Cats Drink Chocolate Milk?

The short answer: No. The long answer: There are two main reasons why cats should not drink chocolate milk. The first reason is because cats cannot have chocolate. Chocolate is a treat prepared using roasted and ground cacao seeds. Served in liquid, paste, or block form, chocolates contain the compound theobromine, the stimulant caffeine, and… Continue reading Can Cats Drink Chocolate Milk?

Can Cats Drink Cow Milk?

The short answer: No. The long answer: Most adult cats cannot drink cow milk because their stomachs don’t have the necessary enzyme to break down the sugar (lactose) found in it. Though kittens have lactase in their system, it is also not enough to handle the lactose levels found in cow milk. Cats who drink… Continue reading Can Cats Drink Cow Milk?

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?

Kitten Glop: What it is and how to make it

When you’ve decided to adopt or foster a kitten, you’ll be faced with countless challenges such as learning how to groom a cat (you might even need to give her a shower once in a while!), teaching her how to use her litter box, and stopping her from scratching your favourite furniture. Bottle feeding a… Continue reading Kitten Glop: What it is and how to make it

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 Drink Almond Milk?

The short answer: Yes, but only occasionally and in small amounts. The long answer: Kittens and cats should not be given cow’s milk because it contains lactose, which many feline pets have trouble digesting. Allowing them to drink cow’s milk may result in intestinal cramps and diarrhea.  Almond milk, on the other hand, is made… Continue reading Can Cats Drink Almond Milk?