Can Cats Eat Pistachios?

can cats eat pistachiosIf your thinking of giving your cat some pistachios, you should rethink it. You really should not give cats pistachios.

Although pistachios are not considered toxic for cats, they are not healthy for them, and sometimes the flavoring on the pistachios is poisonous for cats.

Many people warn against giving pistachios to cats, because they can be a chocking hazard. If your cat tries to swallow one whole, it can get stuck in its through, and block its airway.

Pistachios are also very difficult for a cat’s stomach to digest, and are very hard on a cat’s liver. Eating to many can give your cat a bad stomach ache, and eating them continuously over a long period of time can cause damage to your cats liver.

If your cat has already had some pistachios, you do not need tow worry, unless it was a large amount.

Like humans, some cats can be allergic to nuts, and allergic to pistachios. If your cat seems to be having an alergic reaction you need to take it to the vet asap.

It is best to avoid giving your act any type of nut.

Even though this commercial for pistachios features a cat, you should not give them to your cat!

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