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Fish is not for cats

For many reasons fish is not for cats and not many people know about it.
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For many reasons fish is not for cats and not many people know about it.
For 'many reasons' which you are obviously incapable of telling everyone? Seriously, what a useless post.
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For 'many reasons' which you are obviously incapable of telling everyone? Seriously, what a useless post.
one of the reasons is that a cat could fall in the water while fishing, and down

or an airplane can crash on a cat while eating fish

or a vulcano eruption

those are just some of many reasons. definitely good to open a thread about it to make fellow forum members aware.
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Re: Fish is not for cats

Google it!
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Old 19.05.2017, 19:27
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Re: Fish is not for cats

Tell it to my cat who goes fishing in Zürisee most nights in summer.
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Google it!
The logical flow of facts from this article is amazing.


One can almost feel the science ooze from this article...


http://www.littlebigcat.com/nutritio...rous-for-cats/
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Re: Fish is not for cats

Thanks, you say it so well

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Old 19.05.2017, 20:40
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Re: Fish is not for cats

My cat couldn't wait for me to get the fish fillet out of the microwave once I'd cooked it for her. One of her favourite treats.

Cats are carnivores meanling they'll eat any kind of meat. If a fish is available, they're not going to turn their noses up at it. Fish bones would be the main worry.
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That's also the worry, they love it, but...(please Google it in detail)...
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Re: Fish is not for cats

@Richdog - tell me why fish for cats?
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Old 19.05.2017, 20:57
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That's also the worry, they love it, but...(please Google it in detail)...
Google losing customers? How much do they pay you?

Anyway, tell that to my last cat who refused to eat nothing but.

Wonder if my childhood cat would have stopped fishing for the trouts and goldfish in our private pond, had my fosterfather shoutet: "They're not good for you" instead of just his useless "shoosh"?
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Old 19.05.2017, 21:13
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Google it!
SAVAGE...

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Old 19.05.2017, 21:43
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Re: Fish is not for cats

I don't think you are telling the complete truth. I did Google it and found,

Fish isn’t always an optimal food for cats. When cats eat a diet that consists primarily of raw fish (not commercially prepared foods that contain fish), they are at risk for developing thiamine deficiency. Symptoms include a loss of appetite, seizures, and possibly death. Thiamine can also be broken down by heat but thiamine is added to cat foods after processing to ensure that it is present in appropriate amounts. It is important to note that the manufacturers of canned tuna meant for human consumption do not add thiamine to their products. Cats can eat small amounts of canned tuna as a treat every now and then, but if it makes up a large part of their diet, they too are at risk for thiamine deficiency.

Fish is also responsible for a large percentage of food allergies in cats. In one study of 56 cats with identifiable food allergies, fish was a responsible ingredient in 13 (23%) of those cases. This puts fish in third place for potential allergic reactions behind only beef and dairy products (16 cases [29%] each). Come to think of it, just like fish, neither beef nor dairy are really “natural” parts of an adult cat’s diet, are they? Maybe we’re on to something here.

I don’t mean to imply that all owners should avoid feeding foods that contain fish to their cats. As long as the cat is not allergic to fish and it is included as part of a nutritionally complete diet, fish is a good source of protein. I simply find it intriguing that domestic cats have developed a taste for a prey species that wasn’t a major part of their ancestors' diets.
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Re: Fish is not for cats

Fishes eats fishes... Fishes are animals... animals eat fishes... fishes eat animals...

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One fish, two fish. No fishes.
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For many reasons fish is not for cats and not many people know about it.
So why don't you tell us some of the reasons that you think fish is not for cats. Yes, I can google it, and I will read many reasons why fish is good and bad for cats. What a stupid OP.
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One fish, two fish. No fishes.
What about the ones in the deep blue sea?

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One fish, two fish, No fishes. red fish, blue fish
FTFY (again)

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Re: Fish is not for cats

We watched a programme the other day, BBC I think, called "Trust Me I'm a Vet" on this actual subject.
Apparently fish can contain arsenic which can cause serious kidney problems in cats.
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We watched a programme the other day, BBC I think, called "Trust Me I'm a Vet" on this actual subject.
Apparently fish can contain arsenic which can cause serious kidney problems in cats.
Arsenic can cause serious kidney problems for humans too. My cat eats baby birds, when it can get them.
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