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Taurine powder

Discussion in 'Cat Health and Nutrition' started by Josie Ent, Sep 25, 2013.


  1. Josie Ent

    Josie Ent PetForums Junior

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    Hi everyone can you give cats/kittens taurine powder sold for human use? I mean is it all the same not a special cat one? I've been feeding Padmé on raw for afew weeks now and she loves it I've had different advice when it comes to the use of taurine powder. Any help would be much appreciated
    Thanks :D
     
  2. CoCoTrio

    CoCoTrio PetForums VIP

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    I believe taurine is taurine is taurine. If it says 100% taurine with nothing added then it shouldn't matter whether it's sold for cats or humans.

    NB dissolve in water! :)
     
  3. Josie Ent

    Josie Ent PetForums Junior

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    Do u not sprinkle on there food?
     
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    spotty cats PetForums VIP

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    It's the same, and often marketed to body builders on websites over here.

    I mix it in with their meat, sprinkling over their food is also fine if they'll eat it that way.
     
  5. anotheruser

    anotheruser PetForums Senior

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    Out of interest, does it have a "use by" date?
    I bought some a couple years ago from Zooplus, still over 3/4 of the tub left!
     
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    Apparently it can have an unpleasantly aggravating effect on the mouth/throat if fed without being dissolved in water first.
     
  7. CoCoTrio

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    It's an irritant if it's taken dry. Should be dissolved thoroughly in tepid water before adding to food.
     
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