8 "People" Foods That Are Good for Your Cat ...

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It can be hard to resist giving your feline friend a special treat from the dinner table, but make sure it's one of these people foods that are good for your cat!

Cats should never have onion, garlic, kelp, grapes, raisins, sugary treats, chocolate, and alcoholic or caffeinated drinks, even in small doses!

Also keep in mind that all of these people foods that are good for your cat should be given in moderation and remain as natural as possible!

1. Fish

Let's start this list of people foods that are good for your cat with the one most people already know about: Fish!2

Canned fish, like tuna, is fine to share with your kitty in small portions.

This will prevent your cat from ingesting too much mercury, fatty acids and magnesium, which can cause health problems.

It's even healthier if you feed your cat small portions of fresh salmon or tuna from the supermarket!

2. Meat

Cats are carnivores, thus animal meat is one of the best human foods to give a cat.3

Of all the different meats, cooked poultry is probably the best choice.

Keep in mind that while some vets prefer giving your cat raw meat for the nutritional value, uncooked meat brings with it the same safety concerns as uncooked fish or eggs.

Also remember that just like humans, cats should not consume too much fat from meat, so give your cat lean cuts.

This is why you also shouldn't let your cat finish your unwanted fat trimmings from dinner!2

3. Eggs

Eggs are great for both humans and cats because they're rich in protein.

In fact, many books pertaining to natural cat diets strongly encourage owners to give their cats eggs!

Cooked eggs, such as scrambled or hard-boiled, can make an excellent and nutritious treat for a cat.

Make sure to note that eggs are a very allergenic food and you should watch for signs of an allergic reaction in your cat if you are feeding them eggs for the first time.

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