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Can my Cats Drink Milk?

by | Saturday, February 16, 2019 |
Should cats drink milk?

Should my cats drink milk? Probably not.Cats don't need milk in their diets after weaning, typically at 6 to 8 weeks old. Your feline friend may love milk, but that doesn't mean you should keep pouring milk into your cat's bowl.While nursing, a young feline produces an enzyme, called lactase, that helps break down the sugar (lactose) in its mother's milk. As kittens grow up and no longer need mother's milk, lactase generation slows and eventually goes away completely. Without the lactase...

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