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Can Cats Eat Cabbage

YES, absolutely! Cabbage is quite safe for your cat when given in moderation, and some felines will even love to munch them! All kinds of cabbage, like Chinese, green, or the purple ones are all ok for the felines. In fact, the purple variety is more nutritious than its green counterpart. However, because cats are naturally carnivorous creatures, they do not actually need cabbage in their diets.

Can Cats Eat Cabbage

Is cabbage good for your cat

  • Cabbage has a considerable amount of nutrients like vitamin B6, magnesium, calcium, etc. that are quite valuable for your cat’s general health and development.
  • If you specially offer fresh cabbage to your kitty, it would supply it with anti-oxidants in the form of vitamin C, which has anti-cancer properties.
  • The dietary fiber present in the vegetable is also useful for your cat, since it would prevent issues like diarrhea and constipation, and will ensure softer bowel movements.

Can cabbage be bad for cats

Simple boiled or roasted cabbage should be fine for your feline friend. However, a large amount might be responsible for gas formation in its stomach.

Also, cabbage has a compound called thiocyanate and might affect its thyroid function when given in excess.

If you are offering cooked cabbage to your cat, make sure, you do not use onions, garlic, raisins, or any additions that are unsuited for them.

Published on January 8th 2018 by under . Article was last reviewed on 8th January 2018.