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Can Cats Eat Cauliflower

If you find your cat quietly sneaking away with a piece of cauliflower lying on your plate, do not hit the panic button.  A little bit of it once in a while is perfectly fine, but make sure it does not satisfy its craving by finishing the entire serving.

Give it steamed or boiled cauliflower rather than the raw ones since digesting them is much more comfortable. Though the leaves and florets are considered safe for most pets like dogs and cats, wash thoroughly before providing them to your pet.

Is cauliflower good for cats

Cauliflower belongs to the category of cruciferous vegetables which comes with an array of health benefits. It is a rich source of vitamins, proteins as well as many essential minerals alongside dietary fibers and antioxidants. Adding cauliflower to their diet in moderate quantities may be beneficial in minimizing inflammation and comforting arthritis particularly in the older breeds.

Can cauliflower be bad for cats

Though this veggie is not toxic to felines, overconsumption may result in digestion problems like gastrointestinal disorders, nausea, and vomiting.  If your cat displays any unusual symptoms after consuming even a little bit of cauliflower, consult a veterinarian at the earliest.

Published on October 6th 2017 by under . Article was last reviewed on 20th November 2017.