Is It OK To Give Cats Yogurt?

Is It OK To Give Cats Yogurt?

Many cats are lactose intolerant, but they should still be able to consume small amounts of plain yogurt.

Small amounts of plain yogurt should be safe for your cat to consume, but avoid any yogurt which has been flavored with sugar or artificial sweeteners.

Can I give my cat Greek yogurt?

Most cats are lactose intolerant, which means they should not eat dairy, including yogurt. Cats should also be fed a diet high in meat, and low in pretty much everything else. Make sure you don’t feed them sugary flavored yogurts, but occasional treats of greek yogurt may not hurt.

Is yogurt good for cats with diarrhea?

Probiotics in Yogurt

New research indicates that the high level of probiotics contained in yogurt is highly effective at treating minor causes of cat diarrhea. Probiotics are a good, healthy type of bacteria which is normally found throughout the system of a healthy cat.

Should cats eat bread?

Cats can eat baked bread in moderation, but be careful of raw dough! Cats have no issue digesting bread. You can give your cat some bread as a treat now and then, but it should never become a significant part of their diet. A small piece of bread will suffice.

Is it OK to give cats milk?

Not all adult cats are lactose intolerant, but many are. Lactose intolerant cats may vomit, become gassy or “gurgly,” have soft stool or even outright diarrhea after ingesting milk. If a cat enjoys milk and suffers none of these side-effects from it, then I consider it a healthful treat.

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