Keep your cat safe

Following are some common foods, plants and medicines which pose a threat to our furry loved ones.

 

Alliums such as onions including shallots, garlic

Reduced appetite, pale gums, lethargy
Orange/red urine, damage to red blood cells, anaemia

Raw meat and raw eggs

E.coli or Salmonella poisoning

Cooked bones

Injury and tooth damage
Choking

Caffeine and chocolate

Vomiting and diarrhoea, abdominal pain, increased temperature, and thirst
Arrhythmia, tremors, seizures

Alcohol and raw dough

Vomiting and diarrhoea, perplexity, breathing difficulties
Tremors, coma, death

Milk and other dairy products

Diarrhoea, discomfort, digestive issues

Grapes, sultanas, raisins, currants

Vomiting, diarrhoea, abdominal pain, lethargy, hyperactivity, loss of appetite
Acute kidney failure

Dog Food

Deficiencies: doesn’t contain vital nutrients such as taurine, Vitamin A, sufficient protein, arachidonic acid.
Heart disease, poor vision

More to come on plants and medicines…