The majority of cats are carnivores. This means they need a diet that is primarily animal protein-based to survive. Many pet owners want to feed their cats a more natural food. The answer is yes; cats can eat raw meat, BUT it’s essential to understand the potential risks and benefits associated with feeding a raw diet to ensure your cat’s health and safety.
Understanding Feline Nutrition
As obligate meat-eaters, cats evolved to consume a diet that is predominantly composed of animal proteins. They have digestive systems that are adapted for processing meat and lack enzymes required to digest plant material efficiently.