If 4/20 has you looking to indulge in a little plant-based relaxation, don't forget your furry friends can, too. CBD-infused treats for cats can be a great option for helping your pet relax, among other potential health benefits.
If you're unfamiliar with CBD, or cannabidiol, let's start with the basics: It's not going to get your cat high. That's because it's not psychoactive like fellow canniboid tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), according to Health.com. Instead, CBD can be used to treat conditions like anxiety and chronic pain, according to Healthline, conditions that can obviously affects both humans and pets. Boulder Holistic Pet also noted CBD could be helpful for cats with inflammatory bowel disease, pancreatitis, arthritis, asthma, and more. You don't have to worry about the legality of it, either — Dogs Naturally explained that because pet CBD is derived from hemp oil (and doesn't contain THC), it's lawful in all 50 states.
It's a good idea to run it by your veterinarian if you'd like to try CBD with your cat. You'll want to make sure that the total amount of CBD they're getting is safe. All the Best Pet Care explained that cats can generally ingest anywhere from one to five milligrams per dose. If it seems like it's making them overly lethargic, Honest Paws explained that you should simply give a little less and see if that solves the problem.
While you can give CBD in forms like oil drops or pills, your cat might like in best in treat form. They'll love chowing down on any one of these 11 CBD-infused cat treats.
1. Tuna Treats
2. Great Reviews
3. Sensitive Tummy Safe
4. Yummy Flavor Combos
5. Takes Care Of Their Teeth, Too
6. Grain Free Goodness
7. Tasty Treats
8. Potent Process
9. Lab Tested
10. Tiny Treats
11. Salmon Snacks
Wild-caught Alaskan salmon is freeze dried raw to give these treats natural and healthy flavor. In addition to the dose of CBD, they're also a good source of protein and essential fatty acids.
Readers should note that the regulations and data surrounding CBD are still developing. As such, the information contained in this post should not be construed as medical or legal advice. Always consult with your doctor before trying any substance or supplement.