Can Cats Eat Pineapple?

Can cats eat pineapples?
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Are pineapples safe for cats?

Are pineapples good for cats?

While our cats may benefit from a little nutritional boost now and again, it’s worth bearing in mind that they don’t actually require an external source of Vitamin C. 

When is pineapple bad for cats?

If pineapple is offered in large amounts this could cause problems and be bad for your pet’s digestion.

Do cats actually like pineapple?

Cats don’t taste sweet foods in the same way that we do because of the difference in their taste receptors.

So... Can I give my cat pineapple?


Rebecca is a companion animal vet who has always had a passion for writing and client communication. Since her graduation from the Royal Veterinary college in 2009, she has gained a wealth of experience in first opinion small animal practice, in both clinical and managerial roles. She currently works in the South West and deals with a variety of routine and emergency appointments, but particularly enjoys medicine cases. Outside of work and writing, she enjoys spending time with her family, including her bouncy flat-coated retriever George!

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