Who doesn’t love jelly, my daughter likes it
But what about cats? Can cats eat jelly?
The answer is yes and no
Confused? I don’t blame you
Let’s dig in to find out
Cats can eat jelly, but this is only in moderation
It should not be part of their meal or diet plan
You see, cats are carnivores and their main meal is meant to be meat
The reason why you should give in moderation or not given at all is because jelly main component is sugar
Now if your cat has too much sugar, it can cause your cat to gain excessive weight and if your cat is diabetic then this is a big no no
Give your cat jelly if you really want to but in moderation
What About Peanut Butter Jelly? Can Cats Eat Peanut Butter Jelly?
Peanut butter does not have any nutritional value to your cat
It contains fat which again can lead to obesity
So imagine peanut butter jelly – that is way too much fat in there!
Another thing to remember is – the pasty is quite thick and can get stuck in your cats tongue and throat which can result in choking
It’s not toxic or poisonous to your cat
But overall, there is no benefit in giving your cat peanut butter jelly so it’s best not to give your furbaby
Think about your cat’s long term health
There are many other alternative treats you can give that are made for cats
You can get even get some treats that are healthy for their teeth etc
Can Cats Eat Grape Jelly?
Grapes can cause kidney issues to your cat
Although this is not clear because grapes can cause problems to dogs and it’s possible it can have the same effect on your cat
So it’s best to not give your cat grapes
When it comes to grape jelly
It’s going to contain grapes which is a no for your cat
Even with jelly, as it has sugar which is not good for your cat too
So it is a deadly combination
Keep your cat away from grape jelly if you happen to have any at home!
My Cat Has Eaten Jelly – What Should I Do?
If your cat has had jelly there is no reason to panic
It shouldn’t cause any problems to your cat
Just keep an eye out on your cat for the next 24 hours and see if your kitty is okay
You don’t want your cat to have a allergic reaction or anything
If you are worried then best thing to do is call your vets to seek advice
Wrapping It Up – Can Cats Eat Jelly?
Your cat can eat jelly and it should be okay
If you want to give your cat some jelly then no problem but do remember this should be done in moderation
Honestly, it’s best you avoid giving your cat jelly as a personal opinion
Cats are meat eaters and jelly does not provide any nutritional value
It does contain sugar which is not good even if it’s in moderation
We cat parents want our furbabies to have a healthy lifestyle so it’s best to stick with cat food
Want to give your cat treats? Then give those treats that are made for them
They love that anyway! Well my cat goes crazy for it and he knows how to get me to give him one!
It’s the best option
Here’s some other articles on what cats can eat that you may be interested