"Cats are carnivores, like its been said here a thousand times.Dont get a pet that eats meat if you don't want to feed it meat, it's not fair and it's not healthy. My cat eats meat, he is a predator he kills small animals. I don't…"
"Actually the meat industry is one of the largest contributors to environmental issues wether it be deforestation, methane production, antibiotic resistance etc... The list goes on. So not a fact, the opposite of a fact really"
"Hi, veterinary professional here who has taken a large amount of classes on nutrition. Cats are in fact strict carnivores so feeding a vegetarian diet to them would be highly detrimental to their health. You cannot provide the nutrients they need,…"
"Hi Mongi.... I think you said it best. Sometimes we over obsess about what we should feed our pets..thinking that it is a big part of their well being.. but the truth is... our companionship is what truly matters. If they are…"
"I have been thinking about his subject for some time now. Animals, by nature, are carnivores. I have dogs and have tried feeding them a plant based diet, but it is a struggle. I think if you start feeding your pets a plant based…"
"I have cats, so I would never consider putting them on a vegetarian or vegan diet. If one day I did ever get my border collie pup, I would probably consider raw feeding. Being vegan/vegetarian is a religious or ethical choice, if we truly understand…"
"It's important to acknowledge that different species have different dietary requirements and when those requirements aren't met, it can and does effects their health whether we understand how or not.
SOME animals (generally…"
"I have a ferret who is on a raw meat diet as they are strict carnivours, unfortunatly there was a time people fed their ferrets on bread soaked in milk and the ferrets only lasted 2-3 years on that diet but with a raw meat diet…"
"Unfortunately, cats can not be healthy on a totally vegetarian diet:
"Taurine is an amino acid (AA) talked about when referring to feline diets. For cats, unlike most other mammals, taurine is an essential amino acid, meaning that cats can not…"
"Wow. There're some amazing posts here. I feel slightly silly that my comment will be so small, but then again everything I want to say has already been said.
If you aren't comfortable providing a meat diet for your pet then don't get…"
"Okie dokie. Looks like things have gotten pretty heated surrounding this topic.
Just out of curiosity, has anyone here actually spoken with a vet about feeding their animal companion a vegetarian diet?
From an evolutionary standpoint, if there were…"
"Am I ugly? When I was a kid, I thought I was. Sometimes I think people don’t understand how lonely it is to be a kid… like you don’t matter…
So I’m eight, and I have these toys, these dolls. My favourite is this ugly girl doll who I call Clementine, and I keep yelling at her, ‘You can’t be ugly! Be pretty!’ It’s weird… like if I can transform her I would magically change, too."
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"There was a snow globe, and I remember the penguin who lived inside the globe. He was all alone in there, and I worried for him." ♥
"Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world." Ƹ̴Ӂ̴Ʒ
"These are the days, we are the times." ♥
"As happens sometimes, a moment settled and hovered and remained for much more than a moment. And sound stopped and movement stopped for much, much more than a moment." ☂
"We're all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars." ★
"After the game, the king and the pawn go into the same box." ☮
"It's better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring." ☼
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