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       Thia recipe came from Michelle Homewood. You might think it is odd to give your cat fruit, but the truth is that Fruit is actually a Healthy Treat for your furry feline friends. It pays to b careful what fruits you feed your cats because some truly isn't good for them, some can even be deadly for them. Due to this, I am taking the time to list those which are healthy for them and to list those which are not.

The following are safe fruits to feed your fur baby that's looking for a refreshing snack.

Watermelon (seedless)

What Fruits to Avoid with Dogs and Cats

Cherries: The cherry pit contains cyanide, which is toxic to dogs and can be lethal.
Citrus (oranges, tangerines, clementines, grapefruit, lemons, limes): Although the fruit itself may not cause digestive distress, citrus plants are toxic to dogs and cats. "The fruit, leaves, peel, seeds, and stems of citrus plants all contain citric acid in varying amounts," explains the Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals New South Wales. "While small amounts will probably just cause a minor stomach upset, large amounts can cause diarrhoea, irritation, vomiting, or even central nervous system depression."
Grapes and raisins: These foods can cause serious digestive issues in your pet, including diarrhea, vomiting, and lethargy. They may even cause acute kidney failure in cats and dogs, notes the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, so it's important to keep them away from your little furry friends.
Tomatoes (Yes, we're considering them a fruit): Red ripe tomatoes are usually healthy for pets, but some green tomatoes contain toxins that can make pets sick, so it is always best to consult your veterinarian first.



2 cups Cantaloupe, cut into small pieces
3 cups watermelon, cut into small pieces
1 cup whole blueberries
Splash soy milk
Nutritional yeast, for garnish


This treat can be served at room temperature or frozen. To make the room temperature version, place the watermelon and cantaloupe in a bowl. Add the blueberries and a splash of soymilk, then sprinkle with nutritional yeast.

To make the frozen version, place one piece of fruit and 2 blueberries in each square of an ice cube tray. Pour soy milk into the tray until filled, then sprinkle with nutritional yeast and freeze.