Why is taurine so important for cats?



  1. 0 Votes

    In cats, taurine is needed to from biliary salts.  These are needed to digest fats.  Unlike other animals, the cat can not use or create other amino acids to replace this role of taurine.  This means that taurine must come from its diet.   

  2. 0 Votes

    Taurine is an important amino acid that comes from meat and is essential for a cat’s diet. Taurine deficiency can cause blindness, heart problems & digestion issues if not addressed quickly. 

Please signup or login to answer this question.

Sorry,At this time user registration is disabled. We will open registration soon!