Asked by: Yeremy Bajenin
asked in category: General Last Updated: 1st March, 2020

Can my cat eat canned sardines?

“The best canned sardines for dogs (and cats) are those in water with no salt added. Avoid sardines packed in soy, corn, sunflower, safflower, or other omega-6 rich oils. For cats, feed no more than a 1/4 to maximum 1/2 (of a 3.75-oz can) per week.

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Hereof, are canned sardines OK for cats?

Sardines are a wonderful, healthy treat to give your cat on occasion. Not only will your cat (and dog) love this yummy fish, but sardines are an excellent source of omega-3 fatty acids, giving your pet's immune system a boost and help prevent heart disease.

Secondly, can cats eat canned sardines in olive oil? Packaged in a variety of liquids and flavored sauces including cream, tomato sauce and mustard, sardines packed in water are best for your cat. Sardines in oil will also work in moderation -- and your kitty gets an extra helping of oil.

Keeping this in view, can cats eat tinned fish?

Fish, such as tinned sardines in springwater, tinned tuna and tinned salmon (take care with any fish bones) can be offered as a treat occasionally but please avoid feeding fish constantly because this is not a complete diet. Cats will occasionally eat grass, which may be a source of vegetable matter and micronutrients.

Are there bones in canned sardines?

You can buy tinned sardines that are skinless and boneless, but the skin and bones are completely edible, supply a good amount of sardines' calcium content, and are soft enough that most people don't even mind (or notice) them.

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