I would call your vet about this as it may indicate a hidden medical situation that salt is helping. It is the salt!! Cat Discussion Forums Archive Top. Especially as this is a recent change. Salt is an important compound for animals, it helps with the electrical component of our function. The notion cat craves salt a cat might crave mushrooms isn't a big surprise to Gary Beauchampdirector of the Monell Chemical Senses Center in Philadelphia. But veterinarians say that neither dogs nor cats cat craves salt eat mushrooms, and the North American Mycological Association warns that both dogs and cats are attracted by the odor of wild mushrooms and can be poisoned as a result.
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But could there be a connection between kidney problems and salt craving? Personally I don't think salt craving is too unusual. My cats like to. I just discovered that Nakita just absolutely loves salt! We were eating potate I can imagine that salt can't be the best for cats. But, is it truely. Full of Flavor:: Naturally Pure:: Nutritious Greens: Satisfy your kitty's craving for greens with Pet Greens® Semi-Moist Cat Treats! Every mouth-watering morsel.
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These hormone conditions include hypothyroidism and hypoadrenocorticism. The veterinarian will need to know about any symptoms that have had a rapid onset.
Salt is an important compound for animals, it helps with the electrical component of our function. OK, what I'm hearing is that love of salty food does not necessarily describe the average cat. I would call your vet about this as it may indicate a hidden medical situation that salt is helping. Keep your cat on a high quality diet, and abide by any dietary restrictions put in place by your veterinarian. Hopefuly others with more experience of this will offer advice. He likes nuts also, but especially loves nuts that have been salted.
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If sodium levels drop quickly, the brain can go into shock. Whether or not cats can actually take care of themselves remains a mystery, but they often do help themselves to whatever they desire.
No, I'm not asking if salt is good for cats. They CAN taste salty - it's sweet that they cannot taste - but I'm not sure if they crave salty things. Although cats are more susceptible, dogs are also at risk if a large enough amount is Large amounts of salt can produce excessive thirst and urination, or even. I just discovered that Nakita just absolutely loves salt! We were eating potate I can imagine that salt can't be the best for cats. But, is it truely.