Can Cats Eat Whipped Cream

Can Cats Digest Dairy Products?

Many cats are lactose intolerant, meaning they can't properly digest lactose, a sugar found in milk and other dairy products. When cats consume dairy products, such as whipped cream, it can cause diarrhea, vomiting, and other digestive issues.

How Much Whipped Cream is Safe?

If you want to give your cat a taste of whipped cream, it's important to do so in moderation. A small lick or two is unlikely to cause any harm, but too much can lead to health problems.

Risks of Giving Whipped Cream to Cats

– Diarrhea – Vomiting – Upset stomach – Obesity – Pancreatitis – Allergic reactions

Alternatives to Whipped Cream

– Plain cooked chicken – Plain cooked fish – Small amounts of cooked eggs – Canned pumpkin – Small amounts of plain yogurt

Symptoms of an Allergic Reaction

– Itching and scratching – Swelling of the face, ears, or lips – Sneezing or coughing – Difficulty breathing – Diarrhea or vomiting – Lethargy