Can Cats Eat Eggs?

Can cats eat eggs?

In most cases, a small amount of egg is safe for a cat to eat. Eggs are a good source of protein and provide many essential nutrients including vitamins A, B6, B12, D and E, riboflavin, folate, niacin, iron, zinc, calcium, omega-3 fatty acids and antioxidants.

As with any ‘treat’, limit the amount and frequency you feed as this adds excess calories to the cat’s diet. An average 4.5 kg (9.9 lb) cat on a maintenance diet should consume 246 calories per day, and one egg is approximately 74 calories (310 kilojoules), which is just under 1/3rd of the cat’s total daily calorie allowance. While eggs contain many beneficial nutrients, they are not balanced and complete, cats are obligate carnivores and must ingest meat to survive.

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Carboplatin (Paraplatin) For Cats

Carboplatin for cats

Carboplatin (kar-bo-pla-tin) is a broad-spectrum platinum-containing antineoplastic (anticancer) chemotherapy drug sold under the brand name Paraplatin. It is used to treat a variety of carcinomas and sarcomas including squamous cell carcinoma, mediastinal carcinoma, pleural adenocarcinoma, pulmonary carcinoma, nasal carcinoma, anal sac apocrine gland adenocarcinoma, colonic adenocarcinoma, mammary gland carcinoma, urinary tract carcinoma, hepatocellular carcinoma, feline vaccine-associated sarcomas, thyroid adenocarcinoma, melanoma and osteosarcoma.

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Can Cats and Dogs Transmit Coronavirus (COVID-19) to Humans?

Can cats transmit novel coronavirus?

The world is currently in the grip of a coronavirus outbreak (renamed COVID-19 by the World Health Organisation), which was first reported in Wuhan, Hubei Province, China on 31st December 2019. The virus originated from Chinese horseshoe bats and jumped species via an intermediate host, thought to be the pangolin – a delicacy in Chinese culture and the world’s most trafficked animal – and from the pangolin to humans. While we suspect the virus jumped from animals to humans, the main route of infection appears to be human to human.

COVID-19 produces flu-like symptoms in people, the elderly and people with an underlying medical condition are at the greatest risk.

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Catnip (Nepeta Cataria) – What Does Catnip Do To Cats?

What does catnip do to cats?

Catnip (Nepeta cataria) at a glance

What is catnip? Catnip is a member of the mint family and contains the essential oil nepetalactone which gets some cats high.

Does it affect all cats? Approximately 64% of cats are affected by catnip; kittens under eight weeks aren’t able to enjoy catnip.

How does catnip affect cats? Cats respond in several ways including drooling, head and body rolling.

How long does the effect last? Approximately 5 to 10 minutes.

World catnip awareness day: 15th June.

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