Bananas are a great and healthy treat for humans, but did you know that they can be deadly to your pet? In this blog post we will discuss 11 reasons why you shouldn’t feed your pets bananas. If you’re looking for information about how many calories in a banana, check out our other article “10 Ways to Lose Weight.”
11 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Feed Your Pets Bananas:
Bananas can cause stomach upset and diarrhea in hamsters, guinea pigs, rabbits, chinchillas and other small furries.
The banana peel contains a substance called Tannic Acid which can be harmful if ingested by your pet. The residue from the banana peel can also make their coat look dull or stained yellowish green. -If you leave bananas out on the counter to ripen they will produce ethylene gas that is toxic for pets when inhaled over an extended period of time (one day). This toxin can lead to heart arrhythmia’s which could result in death for your animal friend.
Some research has found that bananas can be the cause of some animal obesity.
Bananas are a natural source for yeast (Candida Albicans) which is not healthy for most pets, especially those with other health conditions like diabetes or cancer.
The high sugar content in banana’s can lead to dental cavities and tooth loss over time if they aren’t brushed regularly by your pet. In addition, this excessive sugar intake may even contribute to them needing insulin shots later on down the road!
A recent study has shown exposure to too much potassium can result in weakness and heart arrhythmia’s due to electrolyte imbalances as well as kidney failure in animals including dogs, cats, horses and hamsters. This can be fatal to animals with heart issues.
Bananas can also cause stomach distress in some pets, especially those who are not used to eating them.
Some people believe that the seeds from bananas can get stuck in a pet’s throat and choke them but this is most likely untrue as they would have an incredibly difficult time making it down their digestive tract intact without becoming digested first or getting caught on something else along the way. It may happen by accident, but statistically unlikely for it to occur regularly enough to warrant concern about your pet eating banana seed husks while chewing and swallowing pieces of fruit whole.
One large bananna contains around 22g of sugar which can lead to obesity, diabetes and dental problems over time.
Some pets can be allergic to the banana plant. This means they may also have an allergic reaction to any part of a fruit from that same family, such as figs or peaches.
Bananas are rich in potassium which is essential for their heart health and can lead to cardiac arrest if too much is consumed at one time (which can happen with anything) but particularly so with people who already suffer from cardiovascular conditions like hypertension or high cholesterol because potassium can exacerbate these problems- when it’s introduced into their diet on top of everything else they’re consuming daily – leading them down a path towards chronic pain and distress.
Really old bananas start fermenting inside out, just as we would see with other produce items left too long in the fridge.
The growth of bacteria and yeast can make a banana’s texture go from soft to mushy, which is not something that most pet owners want happening inside their pets’ mouths.
Bananas are also known for causing diarrhea and severe constipation, with some cats even vomiting as a result after eating one.”
Now we’ll move on to 12 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Feed Your Pets Bananas! And here they are:
As mentioned above, bananas can be rich in potassium – but so can other fruit items such as strawberries or grapes (or any citrus). So if your furry friend has an allergy to these food groups then you should definitely avoid feeding them bananas too because their stomach can’t handle such a high amount of potassium.
Animals can also get really sick from the same bacteria and yeast that make bananas go mushy – as we said earlier, this can lead to vomiting or diarrhea.
Also because the stomach doesn’t process banana’s like humans do, it can take longer for an animal’s body to digest them which could result in constipation (or if they eat too much of them) then they might start throwing up their food with no warning at all! And nothing is worse than coming home from work after having left your pet alone for 12 hours only to find out he/she has made a mess everywhere in your house!
Bananas are not good sources of protein, so if you’re feeding a puppy or kitten that’s also quite small, they might not get the right nutrition.
If your pet is eating too many bananas, then it can lead to diarrhea and vomiting because of the high sugar content in them!
Bananas are bad for animals with tummy problems like chronic gastrointestinal issues – these types of pets can’t digest foods as well so if they eat something like a banana all their stomach will do is produce more gas which would make its way out through either throwing up or farting and this could be very painful for them!
The potassium in bananas can help some people but when an animal eats one it doesn’t have any benefit besides making them feel full while reducing appetite (which can be a good thing for some animals)
If you feed your pet bananas on the sly, it can cause them to have an upset stomach which will then lead into diarrhea, vomiting and gas!
Bananas are not healthy for pets because they can’t get all of their required nutrients from just one food source. Bananas also don’t provide enough protein or calcium
that is harmful in large quantities if eaten more than once per day. In addition, many cats and dogs cannot digest raw plant material at all!
A common problem with feeding bananas as a treat is that pets often won’t eat anything else afterwards so this means that there may not be any other fruit available later in the day (and no other fruit will give them the same level of nutrition!)
Many bananas are sprayed with pesticides which can be harmful to animals as well.
Bananas also have a high sugar content which means pets may get an upset stomach from eating too many of these sweet treats on top of their regular food, even if it’s just one banana per day!
This is why feeding your pet bananas should be avoided at all costs and there are plenty more safe alternatives out there for you to try!
The takeaway: Avoid giving your dog or cat any raw plant material like bananas because they cannot digest it and can’t get enough nutrients in that way. Feeding them too much could lead to very serious health issues so make sure not to do this.