Can Cats Eat Chocolate?If you’ve asked yourself “Can cats eat chocolate?” the short answer is they should NOT eat chocolate. The good news is that most cats will not want to eat chocolate. You won’t have to make sure every morsel is cleverly hidden away so your cat won’t find it. They likely won’t be interested in it. If you have kittens however, they may be willing to give it a try more than an adult cat. Your adult cat may also give chocolate a try if they think you are offering it as a treat or reward. So be certain to keep your chocolate snack to yourself.
What Happens If My Cat Eats Chocolate?If your cat gets their mitts on some chocolate, you can expect the following symptoms:
- Rapid breathing
- Increased heart rate
- Muscle rigidity
- Increased body temperature