Can your cat eat that? This helpful infographic from MORE TH>N shows what human foods your cat can and can’t eat
Can your cat eat that? A common question among cat owners, felines need the correct food to fuel their metabolism and keep them healthy and happy. Meat and protein are essential parts of a cat’s diet in order to fulfil their dietary requirements, but cats can also eat a large range of other things as well.
The folks at MORE TH>N have put together this handy infographic to show what cats can and can’t eat:
Some of the above should hopefully be fairly obvious; salt for example can very quickly dehydrate your cat, which can lead to cystitis and feline lower urinary tract disorders (FLUTD). Similarly chocolate can be very harmful to your kitty. However we had no idea that bananas, cooked eggs and (in moderation) melon could be given to cats and actually be beneficial to their diet and overall wellbeing.
The article includes some delicious recipes for you to try for your cat, our favourite being the home made salmon and oat balls:
• 1 can of pink salmon or tuna (packed in water, no added salt), drained
• 140g of oat flour (you can simply grind oats to a powder with a blender)
• 1 large egg
• 2 tbsp olive oil
• 1 heaped tbsp dried catnip
1. Preheat oven to 175C.
2. In a bowl combine the salmon or tuna, oat flour, egg, olive oil and catnip. Mix together well together to form dough.
3. Take small handfuls and roll the dough into bit sized balls (about 2 tsp each), placing them on a baking tray lined with baking parchment.
4. Press down lightly on each with the back of a fork.
5. Bake for 10 to 12 minutes or until each ball is slightly browned on top, and leave to cool completely before serving.
You can read the full article along with more recipes here. MORE TH>N offers comprehensive pet cover from as little as £7.00 per month.