Things your cat shouldn’t eat
Cats can be a bit fussier when it comes to what they will and won’t eat but they can of course get themselves into trouble too.
Again, this list is also not complete and if you are worried about your cat you should always ask us for advice.
Watch out for:
Household products: chicken bones, dental floss, yarn, string, lights and tinsel can lead to intestinal blockages
Certain chemicals: taste especially good to cats. Keep these locked away: antifreeze, bleach, detergents, fertilisers, herbicides, insect spray (e.g.ant rid) and rodent bait
Common houseplants: can be hazardous to your cat’s health: lilies can cause kidney failure, and poinsettias and tulips can also cause problems
Human medicines: medicines such as paracetamol and antidepressants pose a serious threat to your cat, so keep them in a place they can’t get into
Dog flea and tick medication: a cat that shares a house with a dog that has had supermarket pyrethrin flea treatment is at risk. These can KILL your cat. Ask us for the safest flea prevention for ALL of your pets
If you think your cat might have ingested something toxic you should phone us for advice.