Theobromine poisoning or chocolate poisoning is an overdose reaction to the
xanthine alkaloid theobromine, found in chocolate, tea, cola beverages, açaí
berries, and some other foods. Leth...
Chocolate is derived from the roasted seeds of Theobroma cacao, which
contains certain properties that can be toxic to cats: caffeine and theobromine.
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Cats and dogs will develop severe allergies and can even die from the ingestion
of chocolate. The main reason for that is a compound in chocolate ...
Sources, signs, immediate care, and veterinarian care of an exposure to
It's not that they are allergic, they're just very sensitive to the effects of
methylxanthines, one of which (theobromine) is present in chocolate. The darker
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The amount of chocolate a cat eats is related to how strong the poisoning is. For
instance, just a small little nibble will most likely not have dire consequences.
Theobromine, a cousin chemical to caffeine is also found chocolate. Dogs and
cats appear to be more sensitive to the effects of caffeine than people. While 1-2