For years, we’ve been told that cats can’t have mint. That’s not entirely true. In fact, many cat owners feed their furry friends this plant to help them with digestion and other health issues. What do you think?
Is it OK for a cat to eat or touch mint plants? What do you think? Is it OK for a cat to eat or touch mint plants? Cats are known as obligate carnivores, which means they can only live on meat. If your feline friend eats vegetation like leaves and grasses, he may throw up his food because the stomach acids in their intestinal tract can’t digest those foods.
It’s possible that cats will be attracted to the smell of mint (especially if there is some present) but won’t actually consume much of it. There are also risks associated with letting felines near this plant due to toxicity levels found in many types of herbs including peppermint oil. In fact, ingesting large doses could lead to diarrhea, vomiting and even seizures so always keep an eye