Phil R., Author at Cat Kingpin

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Can Cats Eat Spiders

Can Cats Eat Spiders?

Cats and spiders are two of nature’s most efficient predators. But, what happens when these two carnivores encounter each other? In most cases, cats will be victorious and the spider will either escape or become the prey. But, what happens next? Can cats eat spiders? In this article we’ll cover the following: Cats and Spiders, Everything […]

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Can Cats Eat Pretzels

Can Cats Eat Pretzels?

Many pet-parents are on the lookout for ways to bring variety to their cat’s meals. Though not as good for people as a carrot stick, pretzels are considered one of the healthier snack foods available. While pretzels may be a decent snack option for people, are they actually good for your cat to eat? Can […]

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Can Cats Eat Beets

Can Cats Eat Beets?

Beets were one of the foods I hated when I was a kid. As an adult, beets still aren’t my favorite, but I do enjoy a good bowl of cold borsch or the occasional beet salad from time to time. You may be wondering if beets are a healthy snack for cats. Can cats eat […]

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Can Cats Eat Nutella

Can Cats Eat Nutella?

Some people may not admit it, but who doesn’t like nutella? Once advertised as “part of a nutritious breakfast,” Nutella was forced to change it’s labeling in response to a lawsuit debunking these nutrition claims. Even if Nutella isn’t a health food, it remains as popular as ever. But, can cats eat nutella? Let’s find […]

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How Do Cats Jump So High

How Do Cats Jump So High?

Few in the animal kingdom can match the all-around athleticism of the cat. Pound-for-pound, the various cat species are some of the strongest, fastest, and most agile creatures that exist. One example of their awesomeness is the cat’s ability to jump. How do cats jump so high? In this article we’ll cover the following: Cat […]

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Can Cats Kill Snakes

Can Cats Kill Snakes?

On a list of ultimate predators, cats and snakes would surely be near the top. From the largest lions and anacondas down to pygmy rattlesnakes and the tiny rusty-spotted cat, all are efficient hunters and masters of the kill. But, what happens when these two carnivores encounter each other? Can cats kill snakes? In this […]

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Why Do Cats Have Nine Lives

Why Do Cats Have Nine Lives?

Most people have heard the adage “cats have nine lives.” Have you ever wondered if there is any factual basis to this old legend? The reality is that cats only have one life. But, as we will see below, truth is often stranger than fiction. In this article we’ll cover the following: The Origins of […]

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Can Cats Eat Octopus

Can Cats Eat Octopus?

I’ve never eaten octopus, but I have had calamari (squid). Octopus, not commonly eaten in the United States outside of Hawaii, is found on the dinner table in many other parts of the world. If you do happen to come across octopus at some point, you may be wondering if it would be okay to […]

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Can Cats Eat Salt

Can Cats Eat Salt?

When it comes to human nutrition there are perhaps no greater villains than fat and salt. However, did you know that table salt is an essential nutrient, required by all living creatures to survive? If salt is so important, can cats eat salt? And, if so, how much salt is too much your feline companion? […]

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Can Cats Eat Cilantro

Can Cats Eat Cilantro?

Although cats are meat eaters, you’ve probably seen your kitty take an interest in plant life at times. While no one wants to come home to find their favorite house plant destroyed, it’s always nice when we can give our feline friends something new and interesting to interact with. Non-toxic plants can be a fun […]

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