Can Cats Eat Egg Yolks?
Can cats eat egg yolk cooked?
Egg yolks provide the bulk of the nutrients of the egg! Like the rest of the egg, the egg yolk can be enjoyed as long as it is cooked thoroughly. Raw egg yolk can result in food-borne illness. And yes, cats can eat egg whites as well.
How many egg yolks can a cat eat?
They don’t need many calories a day, just 315-560 for a moderately active, 10-pound cat,” says Dempsey. The amount of egg your cat can eat should be no more than 10 percent of her daily calories, and because a whole egg is about 90 calories, the amount of egg you give her with should be very small.
Will raw egg hurt a cat?
Absolutely not, says the American Verterinary Medical Association. That’s because, just like humans, cats can contract salmonella or E. coli bacteria from consuming raw eggs (or raw meat). Symptoms of poisoning from these pathogens vary but can include vomiting, diarrhea and lethargy.J
Can cats eat cooked egg yolk?
Eggs have loads of fat and cholesterol. Too much fat in a cat’s diet can cause pancreatitis, or add to an obesity problem. The yolks carry the highest amount of fat and cholesterol. So overweight cats, or cats with kidney issues, should not eat the egg yolks; even egg whites should be given as an occasional treat.D