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Old July 6th, 2011, 12:22 PM
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Cat eating houseflies

My cats love catching housefkies, they also eat them!
My cats have food at will, so its not that they are hungry...

I was wondering if its dangerous for them to eat the flies, if it could make them sick or ill.

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Old July 6th, 2011, 01:06 PM
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Extra protein! Nothing wrong with eating flies, and in my house it's actively encouraged, cause then I don't have to deal with them.
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Old July 6th, 2011, 11:38 PM
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None of my three ever managed to catch a housefly (not for lack of trying ), but they DO snack on the little spiders I get inside. So far, no ill effects. Although, Corkie once took on one of those really big hairy garden spiders and got bit on the nose. Paw up and splat! Squished it flat.
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Old July 15th, 2011, 08:40 PM
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thanks to all

well my cats keep on catching flies and none got sick so far... so i guess its ok.

we get alot of flies at my place, so my cats are most pleased!

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