Can cats have crocheted toys?
But are they safe? Most crocheters report no problems after giving their cat crochet toys, but there are a few things to watch out for. Cats can rip up the toy and accidentally swallow pieces of it, which can cause an obstruction.
Are cat toys made of yarn safe?
String and Yarn
Unfortunately, a cat playing with yarn is not a safe activity. If ingested, yarn, string and ribbon can become wrapped around the intestine, causing life-threatening complications.
Is it bad for cats to eat yarn?
Cats that play with thread, string, or yarn are bound to swallow some sooner or later. A long piece of thread, string, or yarn, if swallowed, can cause a blockage of the cat’s intestinal tract with subsequent perforation.
Is acrylic yarn safe for cats?
But is your acrylic yarn safe for your cats? Acrylic yarn can pose a danger to your cat and vice versa. But everything will be well and good if you keep your cat and your crocheting supplies away from each other. Kidding aside, a harmless acrylic ball of yarn or any string can cause some severe problems to your cat.