The milk may also cause your cat to gain weight, have higher sugar levels, and eventually develop diabetes. Cats drink water, mother’s milk, and occasionally, milk substitutes as a treat. Milk should not be a source of hydration for your cat.
Why Milk Is Bad For Cats - CatTime
Cats drinking milk. What could be natural, right? Not if it’s from a cow. It’s hard for old myths to die down when brilliant advertising like the hysterically funny commercial for a milk company are pop culture phenoms. If you aren’t one of the 7 million who haven’t seen the YouTube video, have a chuckle. The truth about cats drinking milk is no laughing matter when it causes health issues. Our Vet, Dr. Rich Goldstein dispels the milk myth.
Lactose is a type of sugar found in milk
Where did the idea come from, of cats drinking milk? Think about it logically. In the wild, a cat isn’t realistically going to have access to a cow’s udder. At what point did humans decide it was a good idea to put down a saucer of milk for their cat to enjoy?
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