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Can Cats Eat Raw Mince?

The short answer: It is not recommended. The long answer: Raw mince is finely chopped beef that is uncooked. Though cats are obligate carnivores that need animal-derived meat to survive, think twice before you feed raw mince to your pet. WebMD states that raw meat should not be given to your cat because it may… Continue reading Can Cats Eat Raw Mince?

Can Cats Eat Raw Fish?

The short answer: It is not recommended. The long answer: Similar to raw meat, raw fish is not recommended for cat consumption. This is because of the harmful bacteria that may be found in it such as salmonella, clostridium, listeria, and vibrio. These pathogens are known to cause food poisoning and digestive issues in cats.… Continue reading Can Cats Eat Raw Fish?

Can Cats Eat Raw Meat?

The short answer: It is not recommended. The long answer: Cats are obligate carnivores that need animal-derived protein in their daily diet to survive and thrive. They can eat cooked meat such as chicken, pork (but only occasionally and in small amounts), and turkey that are prepared without oils or  seasonings. Salt, garlic, and onion… Continue reading Can Cats Eat Raw Meat?

Can Cats Eat Raw Eggs?

The short answer: No. The long answer: Eggs are known for being amazing sources of protein, good fatty acids, and vitamins. Since cats are obligate carnivores that need animal-derived protein to survive and thrive, eggs may be included in their diet. However, they must not be served raw or undercooked eggs because these may contain… Continue reading Can Cats Eat Raw Eggs?

Can Cats Eat Raw Chicken?

The short answer: It is not recommended. The long answer: Though cats need high amounts of protein in their diet, allowing your furball to eat raw chicken may create potential health problems. This is because raw chicken contains bacteria such as campylobacter, E. coli, listeria, and salmonella.  When contaminated raw chicken is consumed by your… Continue reading Can Cats Eat Raw Chicken?

Can Dogs Eat Raw Chicken?

The short answer: It is not recommended. The long answer: Chicken provides energy, builds lean muscle mass, and promotes bone health, which can all benefit your dog. However, serving your pooch uncooked chicken increases the chances of him ingesting all kinds of bacteria, such as campylobacter, salmonella, clostridium perfringens, E. coli, and yersinia. These bacteria… Continue reading Can Dogs Eat Raw Chicken?