It’s not recommend
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Can cats eat tuna flavored cat food?
If your kitty loves tuna, try feeding her canned tuna flavored cat food to supplement her diet instead. This will be more nutritionally complete, BUT if the product contains tuna it will still have some level of mercury. So don鈥檛 exclusively feed your feline wet tuna flavored food, as the mercury levels can build up over time.
How much tuna can a cat have a day?
If you鈥檙e feeding tuna as a treat, a little goes a long way. Mitzi doesn鈥檛 need a quarter of a can everyday. She can have a little piece a few times a week, provided it doesn鈥檛 cause vomiting and diarrhea. Some cats are actually allergic to tuna!
What happens if a cat eats too much tuna?
Additionally, tuna is high in mercury, so too much tuna could potentially lead to a build-up of too mercury in your cat鈥檚 body and lead to mercury poisoning. Although rare, signs of mercury poisoning in cats include incoordination, loss of balance and problems walking. Finally, cats can love tuna to a fault.
Can cats get mercury poisoning from canned tuna?
It鈥檚 also possible for a cat to develop mercury poisoning from eating too much canned tuna. Stick to no more than 1 tablespoon per week for a healthy, adult cat and opt for the light tuna vs white (albacore) as it contains much less mercury.