The Top 5 Cat Treats

We love our furry friends and we love to treat them as well. Cat treats are a good training tool, but also a fun incentive or way to engage your cat or kitten in play time. Find out what treats will best suit your favorite feline.

Temptations MixUps Crunchy and Soft Cat Treats

Mix it Up

Plenty of treats come in this Temptations 16 oz package to treat your special cat or kitten daily.
Best Overall

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This 16 oz tub of treats packs a bunch. It has balanced nutrition for cats and each cat treat is under 2 calories. Crunchy on the outside and creamy on the inside, your cat will love these. And, they also have hairball control to help with digestion. The packaging keeps cat treats fresh.

Pros:

  • This is a very affordable cat treat
  • Temptations are a reliable cat treat brand that cats love

Cons:

  • Cats may like these too much and want these instead of their food
  • These cat treats may have an odor

Greenies Feline Natural Dental Care Cat Treats

Freshen Your Cat's Breath

Want a fun snack for your cat that also leaves their breath fresh? Check out Greenies for cats.
Best Breath Freshner

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Greenies are perfect for cleaning your cat’s teeth, removing tarter, and freshening breath. They come in a 21 ounce tub that should last awhile with complete nutrition to help your cat stay healthy. These are made in the USA and have natural ingredients.

Pros:

  • Your cat’s breath will be fresh after each treat
  • These come at a great price point

Cons:

  • Kittens may not be able to handle the crunch of these treats
  • These treats may not work well for diabetic cats

Friskies Party Mix Adult Cat Treats

Get the Party Started

Celebrate your sweet cat with Friskies Party Mix treats.
Best On A Budget

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These cat treats come in a 20 ounce canister and are just 2 calories per treat. These treats are crunchy to help your cat get cleaner teeth with the taste that Friskies is known for.

Pros:

  • This is good for all breed sizes
  • Cats love the flavor of this cat treat

Cons:

  • The packaging may vary from the photos
  • These should not be consumed in place of a meal

Purina DentaLife Adult Cat Treats

For the Grown Up

Adult cats can need a little extra TLC when it comes to dental care, so check out Purina DentaLife to clean your cat's teeth.
Best for Adult Cats

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Adult cats may have special needs when it comes to treats. This 19 ounce container is filled with chicken flavored treats that reduce tarter buildup. These treats clean all sides of the teeth and have no artificial flavors or colors.

Pros:

  • This is a cat treat that cleans teeth
  • These are a good size for easy snacking

Cons:

  • These treats may be too large for a kitten
  • The packaging may vary from the photographs in the description

Blue Buffalo Wilderness Grain Free Crunch Cat Treats

Low Calorie for Snacks Between Meals

All cats love treats, but they may not be able to have as many as they want. With just 1.5 calories per treat, your cat can enjoy more snacks between meals.
Best Grain Free Treat

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If you’re looking for a yummy cat treat that doesn’t have filling grains, check out Blue Buffalo. Already a well known brand of pet food, these treats are just 1.5 calories a peace and have chicken or salmon, but no grains.

Pros:

  • This is an extremely affordable cat treat
  • There is no wheat in these treats

Cons:

  • This is not a food supplement
  • These cat treats may be too hard for some cats

Frequently Asked Questions

  1. How often should cats eat treats?
    Each cat treat brand will indicate how many treats you should feed your cat in between meals. Note that many of these do offer nutritional value, but likely not as much as cats will find in their food, so it is best that cats not fill up on treats. Use at your discretion and talk to a vet if you have concerns, particularly if your pet has dietary restrictions.
  2. Are cat treats a meal supplement?
    Treats are just that-treats. You shouldn’t plan to skip meals and replace them with treats unless you’ve talked to a vet first. If you’re concerned about your cat getting enough to eat, make sure that they’re getting enough cat food or being fed with the right frequency before resorting to more cat treats.
  3. Can cats become addicted to treats?
    Many reviewers of cat treats note that their cats really love their treats. Be sure to limit treats, feed your cat balanced and filling meals, and ensure that you’re watching your cat’s intake of food and treats to see what the best amount is.