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Cause it is made for cats.

Dog food and cat food have different nutritional values. Cat food is higher in proteins and fats. Dogs do not need this added fat and have different nutritional needs to cats. If the dog threw up after eating just a little cat food, perhaps it just upset their stomach or they were sensitive to an ingredient in the food. Eating a little cat food is not dangerous, but if the dog eats cat food long term on a regular basis, it could cause damage to parts of the digestive tract.

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Q: Why do dogs throw up when they eat cat food?
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What do dogs do if they eat cat food?


Will cat food hurt dogs?

No, but it is not good for them to eat it.

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No but it won't harm them

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Cat food typically has more protein and fat in it than dog food, which is the main reasons a lot of dogs will readily eat cat food - they love the taste from the fats.

Do coyotes eat cat food?

If they found it they would seeing as dogs do.

Why can't dogs eat cat food?

they can, but it makes them fat and gassy.

What do most animals eat?

most animals eat their own food like cats eat cat food and dogs eat dog food (and bones!).

Do cats eat dogs?

no, they eat cat/dog food and prey like mice,birds and rabbit. only people eat dogs

Is that okay for puppies to eat cat food?

No. Cat food has a much higher fat content than dog food does, which is unhealthy for dogs.

Why do dogs throw up their food?

Some dogs will regugitate their food and then eat it; that's how they would feed a puppy. I am assuming the dog is not sick. dogs will throw up after eating grass. dogs will throw up from tainted dog food, or some kind of human food that was given. or a foreign object got eaten.

Can kittin's eat dog food?

Cats are carnivores, whereas dogs are omnivoures. Therefore, dogs can eat cat food, but not the other way around, so no, kittens should not eat dog food.

What if cat eats dog food?

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Why does a cat eat grass then throw it up?

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Will it hurt a min pin to eat cat food?

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