If you had any doubt in your mind cats were pure carnivores… here’s Eli’s bowl, featuring a lone, uneaten pea, formerly part of a stew of ground rabbit:
I approached Eli, post meal, while he sat bathing himself. I studied the sad little veg, before giving Eli the most disapproving eyes I could muster. Then, almost as if he had braced for a conflict, he met my eyes and said, “Felines find legumes offensive. Not to mention Jimmy Carter was a farmer of the most distasteful variety, peanuts, and I don’t trust any old man who refers to himself as Jimmy.” True story.
A closer look: