49+ Why Does My Cat Eat Plastic. Ingesting plastic may not only result in minor. Pica is a medical term that means having the propensity for chewing on or what can be done about a cat eating plastic?
Disorders like cushing's disease, intestinal malabsorption/maldigestion, or diabetes mellitus. This can be related to the taste of the plastic but many times is simply due to boredom on the cat's part. He will eat shopping bags, cellophane wrappers, anything.
We try to pick up all the plastic but he just goes into the garbage and pulls it out.
Coprophagia is the term for eating poo (faeces). I've had cats lick it and chew it and try to tear off pieces to eat. But what if your cat yowls after eating? He'll eat candy wrappers, tape, and plastic bag parts.