Can cats be hurt by eating dog food?

Asked By: Zion Beahan
Date created: Sun, Jan 10, 2021 6:20 PM
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Dog Food. An occasional bite of dog food won't hurt your cat… But cat food is specially formulated for a cat's needs, which include more protein as well as certain vitamins and fatty acids. A steady diet of dog food can cause your cat to be severely malnourished.
Answered By: Ayden Lind
Date created: Mon, Jan 11, 2021 8:23 PM
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An occasional bite of dog food won't hurt your cat. But dog food is not a substitute for cat food. They do have many of the same ingredients. But cat food is specially formulated for a cat's needs, which include more protein as well as certain vitamins and fatty acids.
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An occasional bite of dog food won't hurt your cat.

But dog food is not a substitute for cat food.

They do have many of the same ingredients.

But cat food is specially formulated for a cat's needs, which include more protein as well as certain vitamins and fatty acids.

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While an occasional nibble of your dog's food won't hurt your cat, long-term feeding of food formulated for dogs certainly can.

For proper nutrition, feed your kitty only food specifically labeled for cats.

cats have different nutritional needs from dogs and become malnourished if fed a diet designed for canines.

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Dog food isn't dangerous to cats, but it shouldn't be eaten in place of cat food on a regular basis. A cat can eat some dog food without illness even though it's not the best nutrition for them.
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Some cats are quite bold with puppies, even a little aggressive.

Very small "toy" puppies are occasionally mistaken for prey by cats.

Disasters are uncommon but they do happen.

Even a disciplinary cuff from a cat can hurt a puppy quite badly if it catches him in the eye.

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While the occasional bite of a tree likely won't hurt your dog, if he's consistently eating the bark off of your plants, he could develop an intestinal blockage or damage his teeth.

Prevent your pup from eating bark by keeping him on a leash when you take him outside, to direct him away from any trees.

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What Are the Risks of Dogs Eating Feces? It generally poses little danger for a dog to eat his own stool. However, bacteria and parasites from that stool can possibly be transmitted to humans and other animals through contact with the dog's mouth and saliva.
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