More and more humans are learning the health benefits of a plant-based diet. But, if you are thinking a plant-based diet may also be good for your cat. STOP. DON’T DO IT!
Being a vegan can be fatal to a cat.
Cats are obligate carnivores. They need meat. They have specific nutrient needs that can only be supplied by ingesting animal meat. Plus, cats lack the necessary enzymes to break down vegetable matter.
Read this PetMD blog to learn more about why a cat has to have meat in her diet: Vegan Diets for Cats