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Is the sweetner product pure via bad?

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is the sweetner product pure via bad for cats?
Submitted: 2 years ago.Category: Cat Veterinary
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According to the ASPCA poison control center, Stevia (which I believe is the active ingredient in pure via), can cause vomiting and diarrhea, and in large amounts may cause electrolyte abnormalities.

https://www.aspca.org/pet-care/animal-poison-control/toxic-and-non-toxic-plants/stevia

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Cat Veterinarian: Jess K, Cat Veterinarian replied 2 years ago

Has your kitty eaten this sweetener tonight, or you are just wondering if you could give it to him?

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