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Nefret Sun 05-Jun-11 16:23:50

Is it ok to give cats tinned tuna?

My cat loves tuna but I'm sure I heard somewhere that it isn't good for them so I have been rationing him.

He is a fussy little thing really, he doesn't like wet cat food so I give him biscuits and cook him white fish and tuna. It would be a shame if he couldn't have it but I don't want him to have anything that is harmful to him.

Lizcat Sun 05-Jun-11 17:40:16

Make sure it is the tuna in spring water and personally I would keep it as a treat.

Nefret Mon 06-Jun-11 18:00:27

Thanks, I will keep it as a treat.

1Catherine1 Fri 10-Jun-11 02:10:32

oooo.. I remember this one...

If I remember correctly too much tuna in a cats diet can result in a vitamin E deficiency. I am pretty sure you shouldn't give it more than once a week and even then only half a tin.

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