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What happens if cats drink coffee?

I was drinking my coffee the other day and I accidentally spilled some on the floor (a couple of drops). My cat licked them. I don't really think this is a big deal because it was only two drops, but ...
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Should I worry if my cat accidentally ate some chocolate?

I know I shouldn't feed a cat chocolate, and I also know dogs can get sick from it. Do I have to worry for my cat's health if (s)he eats some chocolate?
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Is it a good idea to allow my cats to eat leftovers / table scraps?

One of our cats has a habit of jumping on the kitchen counter and chowing down on any leftover scraps from dinner. Personally, I don't mind this, as it's mostly "licking the plate" kind of stuff. ...
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Are onions dangerous for my cat or dog and why?

Someone advised me not to feed my cat or dog foods which include garlic or onion, as they are bad for my pets and can make them sick. Is this true? How would it make my cat or dog sick?
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Is it safe for my dog or cat to eat grapes, raisins and sultanas?

I am wondering if some of the blogs about feeding pets certain human foods is really harmful for my pet or just some of the latest hype. Is it safe for my dog or cat to eat grapes, raisins and ...
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Should I feed my cat milk?

My cat seems to enjoy a bowl of cow's milk. I have noticed some runny stools, since I have been giving him milk. Could the milk be causing this? We are thinking about getting another cat (as a kitten)...
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What treats are safe for my ferrets to eat?

I've read that ferrets can have small quantities of fruit, veggies, yogurt treats, and similar things you'd find labeled as "For ferrets". Are these actually safe for my ferret? Aren't they carnivores?...
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Is chocolate harmful for dogs?

There's all this fuss over feeding dogs chocolate and how it can be harmful and even fatal. I had never heard of this growing up and we never had a problem all the years we had dogs, but looking back ...
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What are safe plants to let my cat chew on?

Someone mentioned in an comment about my cat and his love of string that I should give him something else to chew on. They suggested oat grass, but are there other types of things I can let him eat? ...
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Is it OK to feed my dog or cat candy with sugar substitutes?

I can understand that giving candies or sweets to a cat or dog can rot their teeth. Is it ok for me to feed my dog or cat candies with sugar substitutes like Xylitol, or artificial sweeteners?
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Kitten got into espresso beans [duplicate]

My kitten got into a small bag of espresso beans. I am unsure how many he ate. My husband had left the bag on the counter. He is getting to the point where he climbs everything. He hasn't been snipped ...