Best* Cat Treats

Reward your deserving kitty with tasty cat treats from Petco.


Pet parent faves

According to Petco’s pet parent customers, from crunchies to dental treats and nutritious cat grass, these are some of the best cat treats. Choose your favorite or let your kitty sample and decide which of these irresistible cat treats they prefer.

WholeHearted Tuna Recipe Puree Squeezable Cat Treats


Tuna Recipe Puree Squeezable Cat Treats

Cats will likely meow for more when they taste this savory tuna treat. Just tear open the package and squeeze out a little of the creamy puree. Your cat can gobble up the puree right from the tube, or you can use it as a topper for dry food. This cat snack gives you control over the treat portion size and can also be ideal for helping your cat take pills. Just tuck the medicine in the puree, and your cat likely won’t even realize they’re taking medication.

  • Comes in portable, easy-tear tubes
  • Grain-free tuna recipe
  • No artificial colors, flavors or preservatives
  • Encourages plant root growth and spreading
  • Let your cat lick straight from the tube or add it as a topper to their dry food

Greenies Oven Roasted Chicken Flavor Dental Cat Treats


Oven Roasted Chicken Flavor Dental Cat Treats

One of our healthiest cat treats is this dental treat from Greenies. The texture of this crunchie cat snack naturally helps reduce tartar buildup while also freshening your cat’s breath. Many cats adore the tasty chicken flavor, while you’ll enjoy more cuddle time without stinky cat breath getting in the way. These treats also include beneficial vitamins and minerals and are nutritionally complete for adult cats. You can provide your cat flavorful snacks without disrupting their diet at less than two calories per treat.

  • Crunchie texture freshens breath and helps clean teeth
  • Contains just two calories per treat
  • Nutritionally complete
  • Enhances the colors of your aquarium plants
  • Does not contain artificial flavors or preservatives

Applaws Natural Whole Tuna Loin Cat Treat


Natural Whole Tuna Loin Cat Treat

You won’t find any artificial colors, flavors or preservatives in this irresistible cat treat made from tuna. Break off pieces of this strip to show your kitty how special they are to you. They won’t know they’re enjoying a 100% natural treat—but you will.

  • Limited ingredient recipe
  • No artificial colors, flavors or preservatives
  • Key ingredient is tuna loin
  • Good for all life stages

ORIJEN Original Freeze-Dried Cat Treats


Original Freeze-Dried Cat Treats

Each one of these fresh treats is filled with mouth-watering flavors that many cats crave. Your feline can enjoy the taste of free-run chicken, turkey and wild-caught flounder. Some of the healthiest cat treats contain a good ratio of meat, organs, cartilage and bone like the one in these cat snacks. Each batch is freeze-dried to lock in natural and fresh flavor without the use of preservatives.

  • Made with free-run poultry and wild-caught monkfish
  • Contains 100% meat
  • 100% natural ingredients with no preservatives
  • Gently freeze-dried in ORIJEN kitchens

Blue Buffalo Baby Blue Crunchies Natural Savory Chicken Kitten Treats

Blue Buffalo

Baby Blue Crunchies Natural Savory Chicken Kitten Treats

Kittens have special nutritional needs, so make sure you provide them with kitten-appropriate treats—like this tasty and crunchie option from Blue Buffalo. Real chicken is the first ingredient, offering your kitten high-quality protein. At less than two calories per cat treat, you can show your kitty lots of love without excess calories.

  • Does not contain chicken meal, corn, wheat or soy
  • No artificial preservatives or colors
  • Oven-baked to provide a satisfying crunch
  • High-quality protein helps build lean muscles

Pet Greens Cat Grass Original Wheatgrass

Pet Greens

Cat Grass Original Wheatgrass

Some of the healthiest cat treats are made with natural ingredients—and few treats are more organic than cat grass. This wheatgrass is irresistible to many cats and provides natural fiber to promote digestive health and even relief from hairballs. Cereal grasses—like wheatgrass—also contain vitamins, minerals, amino acids and important enzymes.

  • 100% certified organic
  • Provides natural fiber
  • Available in 8- or 17.3-oz. containers
  • Provides life-enrichment for indoor cats

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Learn More About Cat Treats

Giving tasty snacks is a great way to bond with your feline and show your love—but how much is too much? There is no magical number regarding how many cat snacks you can give your pet each day. Instead, a good guideline to follow is that no more than 10% of your cat’s calories should come from treats. Different cats require a different number of calories depending on their age, size and activity level. Your vet can help you determine how many calories your cat needs a day.

Choosing low-calorie cat food treats can allow you to give your cat more treats throughout the day. Alternatively, some pet parents prefer to offer a larger treat once or twice a day. With a bit of experimentation, you can decide what works best for you and your feline.

Giving treats to your cat is a great way to bond with your feline, reward good behavior, train your cat or brighten their day. However, like most good things in life, treats should be given in moderation. A good way to think of cat treats is as a dessert or a guilty pleasure snack. A few each day can make your cat’s life a little sweeter, but too many treats may negatively affect your cat’s health.

Most cat treats are not nutritionally dense, and they don’t provide a complete and balanced diet like your cat’s food. Unfortunately, many pets today are overweight or obese, and this may be due—in part—to pet parents giving cats too many treats and calorie-dense table scraps. If your cat is overweight, you may want to look for low-calorie treats or even substitute alternate treats—like cat grass or air-popped popcorn.

The best cat treats for your feline will depend on the personality and needs of your cat. When bringing a new cat home, experiment with different treats to determine what flavors and textures your cat likes. Some cats prefer soft treats, while others love crunchy treats. Your cat may also have a preference for different flavors of treats. If your newest addition to the family is a kitten, make sure to purchase treats made specifically for kittens. At Petco, we offer many kinds of kitten treats.

Certain specialized treats might also be a good match for your cat. Does your cat resist taking medication? A puree treat can be a good way to hide pills. Do you want to protect your cat’s dental health? Check out Petco’s dental cat treats, which can help remove plaque and also freshen your feline’s breath. Cats that are struggling with weight issues may do better with lower-calorie treats. Many small, crunchy treats contain only a few calories and can give your kitty the same amount of joy as higher-calorie treats.

Finally, if you want to find some of the healthiest cat treats, read the labels of the treats carefully or consult your vet. Cat grass can be a wholesome, low-calorie option that offers nutrients and fiber to assist with digestion. At Petco, you can find a variety of the best cat snacks on the market. Visit your neighborhood Petco Pet Care Center, or shop online now, and sign up for Repeat Delivery so you never run out of your pet’s favorite cat treats.

You can give your cat a treat every day or even multiple treats every day as long as you maintain a wholesome diet for your cat. Many vets recommend that treats should make up no more than 10% of your cat’s calories per day. If your cat is already overweight, you may want to lower this amount to 5% of their daily calories. Either way, as long as you stay within these guidelines, you can give your cat multiple low-calories cat food treats or a few higher-calorie treats each day.

*Based on sales data.