Guest

My cat ate a shead snake skin is this normal for cats?

My brother took the snake skin and threw it out and the Cat was eating it. Is this unhealthy?


Asked by Member 1155138 on Feb 13th 2013 in Health & Wellness
Report this question Get this question's RSS feed Send this question to a friend



Status

  • Cast your vote for which answer you think is best!


Answers

Uno

My cats like to play with my snakes shed skins and chew on them and bat them around. Shed snakeskins are usually fragile and tend to get torn apart when cats play with them. Occasionally I've seen one of the cats eat a little bit of the shed snakeskin. The shed snakeskin shouldn't hurt your cat at all.


Uno answered on 2/13/13. Helpful? Yes/Helpful: No 0 Report this answer


Izadore (Izzie)

Uno is probably right. However, if the skin came from a poisonous snake, it could not go well for her. Keep and eye on her and if she begins vomiting or acting weird, get her to the vet.


Izadore (Izzie) answered on 2/14/13. Helpful? Yes/Helpful: No 0 Report this answer