Is dog/cat food edible for humans?

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  1. Twista

    Twista Diamond Member

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    Hey is dog food or cat food safe for humans to eat? I mean if its hard to get by and you need to eat something.. will they harm you? Nice to have some meat over some ramen noodles huh?
     
  2. AznAnarchy99

    AznAnarchy99 Lifer

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    cat and dog food are allowed to have more "critters" in it.
     
  3. tami

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    If it doesn't kill the dog, it's not going to kill you
     
  5. Martin

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    the expensive kinds are probably better than hot dogs...
     
  6. Bozono

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    :laugh:

    Yeah, it's safe to eat. Mizers do it all the time.
     
  7. Xyclone

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    We were playing poker at a friend's house - loser had to eat 5 dog treats. :p
     
  8. Shame

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    Cat food is part of my retirement plan...
     
  9. Saint Nick

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    i had to eat dog food back in 'nam
     
  10. jadinolf

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    I am a poor senior citizen and have dog food for almost every meal.

    I do add a salad, however.

    Once you get used to it, it's not that bad.

    edit 12-26: I hope you know I was kidding.
     
  11. Xyo II

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    One time I opened up our pantry and I saw some bacon in there, and I just thought "cool, bacon" and I took a piece out of the yellow packaging and took a bite............. and then I thought "it tastes like bacon!" and immediately after that thought "it tastes like bacon"I didn't get sick or anything, but the package says "unsafe for human consumption"
     
  12. HamburgerBoy

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    Those dog pellets are actually pretty good. It's sort of like they got pieces of bread, made them crispy, and added a beef/pepper flavor to it.
     
  13. pinktank

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    I ate a kitty biscuit kinda thing once, I woudlnt go near the meatmush tho
     
  14. Shame

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    If you don't stare directly at it, Iams in milk looks a lot like Coco Puffs...
     
  15. 0roo0roo

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    in an emergency i guesso, but otherwise its just probably way lower grade than human food. dogs and cats have those short digestive systems that let em lick and mouth most anything without getting sick like we would:p
     
  16. Xylitol

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    This reminds me of Scooby Doo...

    I guess they're not too bad just dont boil them in water into that mush stuff...
     
  17. Twista

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    I was referring to the meat in the can stuff. Wonder if thats ok to eat.
     
  18. Looney

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    Yep... they're edible. And they put a nice shine on my hair too.
     
  19. Ornery

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    I think the biscuit things are cornmeal, and the canned stuff is the meat processing stuff not suitable for humans. Believe it or not, it does NOT go into hotdogs!
     
  20. KarenMarie

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    Check out the ingredients in THIS stuff and THIS stuff.
     
  21. OdiN

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    My friend has a big can that has "BEEF" stamped on it.

    On the side in small letters it says:

    "Suitable for animal or military consumption"
     
  22. sswingle

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    I love how they all list Ash.
     
  23. Shame

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    Actually, cats require ash...
     
  24. LuckyTaxi

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    I just had some of my dog's cracker this evening. The ingredients read were things you found in human food.
     
  25. Kenazo

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    Dog food includes all sorts of dead animals that died on the farm, offal, hair, etc etc. They aren't fit for human consumption, but it's highly unlikely that it'll hurt you.