Why Do Cats Eat Grass?

By January 13, 2017Behavior
cat laying in grass

Although cats are carnivores they do like to eat grass.

While not fully understood, eating grass is a normal behavior.

The general consensus is that it aids in moving food or hairballs through the digestive system, either up or down, since eating grass often results in vomiting. Grass may also provide cats with essential trace elements in their diet.

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