• My cat has some garlic oil off a plate, 1-2 tsp maximum before we stopped him. Is that harmful for them? So far he is acting fine but it only happened a few hours ago.

    Hi Amber,
    I recommend that you take him into see a veterinarian as soon as possible if you have not already done so. Garlic can potentially cause severe issues in pets. There is a compound present in garlic and onions that can cause a breakdown or red blood cells in the body. The severity of this will depend on how much garlic and the type of garlic that was ingested. There may not be any clinical signs until the damage is widespread so even if he seems normal he should be examined by a vet and have his blood tested for anemia. Your vet can then recommend any treatment that he needs.


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