What happens if cats eat ice cream?

Cats are lactose intolerant, which means that they do not have sufficient levels of lactase, an enzyme that helps break down lactose, the sugar found in milk and other dairy products.

Consuming lactose can cause digestive problems in cats, such as bloating, gas, diarrhea, and vomiting.

If a cat eats ice cream, it may experience similar digestive issues due to the lactose content.

Additionally, ice cream is not a nutritionally complete food for cats and does not provide the necessary nutrients they need for a healthy diet.

While a small amount of ice cream as an occasional treat is unlikely to cause harm to most cats, it’s best to avoid feeding ice cream to cats altogether.

Instead, stick to giving them cat-friendly treats that are specifically designed for their nutritional needs.

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