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The greatest risk kitties have from eating/playing with the cockroaches/bugs is from ingesting the poison you put out to kill the bugs.
You can accidentally poison your kitty when they eat a bug (or mouse) that has been poisoned.
It's been my experience that the only side effect cats have from eating a simple bug is they usually will throw up the legs and shell, since that is too hard to digest properly.
|Jennifer Mathes, Ph.D.|