While it’s perfectly safe for your cat to eat grass, excessive grass eating could lead to issues.
As owners, we need to ensure our cats are eating high-quality food as part of a balanced diet, remain active, have normal bowel movements, and are not regularly vomiting,
If this is the case, then their extra curricular eating habits are not likely to be having an adverse affect on them.
However, if they are showing an appetite for eating grass every single day, and you notice a change in their behaviour, it may be time to contact your vet.
Of course, we can’t see every little thing our cats eat. Grass that has been treated with weed killer or pesticides is extremely harmful to animals, and if you think your cat has eaten something toxic, you should ring for medical attention immediately. One way to possibly combat this is to grow your own cat grass at home. A much safer alternative, cat grass is ideal for felines who are common grazers.
Another thing to look out for when your cat is eating a lot of grass is it getting lodged at the back of their nose. Excessive sneezing is sign of this, and if it does happen the grass will need to removed by a vet.
Too much of anything is never a good thing for our cats when we’re talking about food.
If your cat is feeding all day, they may have an obsessive eating problem.
A number of medical conditions could be the reason behind this, including diabetes. It could be down to an overactive thyroid, or possibly worms.
Even boredom has been linked to cats overeating, so always make sure they are stimulated through exercise and playtime.
Overeating can result in weight issues, which just like with us humans, can quickly lead to severe health consequences.
As always, early diagnosis and treatment is best so don’t hesitate to seek