Not only can “human food” be perfectly safe for cats, but some of your groceries could actually be good for them. Discover some harmless staples you can share with your favorite feline:

1. Fish

While you don’t want your kitty eating from the aquarium, feeding him oily fish such as tuna or mackerel can help his eyesight, joints and brain.

2. Meat

Poutry, beef and other meat is a natural option for your little carnivore. Cooked poultry is your best bet. Skip meats high in sodium, such as cold cuts or ham, as too much salt can be toxic to cats.

3. Cheese

Sharing a slice or wedge with your kitty is very Gouda of you (see what we did there?) as it’s high in calcium and protein.

4. Bananas

Kiddos aren’t the only ones who can benefit from bananas. They can be a healthy snack for cats, too, although they should only be a special treat due to their high sugar content.

5. Berries

Lower in sugar and high in antioxidants, blueberries and strawberries are good fruits to share with your kitty… although probably not in a pie.

6. Melon

Many cats enjoy small pieces of cantaloupe, honeydew or seedless watermelon. Plus, melon is high in vitamins A and C.

7. Carrots

While cats, unlike humans, don’t require veggies in their diet, they can be a safe and healthy treat. Your cat might nosh on some cooked carrots, but avoid raw ones as they may be a choking hazard.

8. Rice

Although not a necessary part of their diet, a little bit of white rice won’t harm your cat. In fact, it might be helpful if she’s having some digestive issues.

9. Pumpkin

Skip the spice and just give your kitty the pumpkin. Pureed pumpkin has fiber and nutrients that can help with everything from constipation to hairballs.

10. Oatmeal

Oats have lots of fiber, iron and even protein, all of which are beneficial to your cat’s overall health. You can also use them topically for skin problems.

11. Eggs

Protein-rich eggs are another healthful food you can share with your cat. Opt for cooked, as raw eggs may carry salmonella or E. coli.

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