There are some basic rules to giving cats treats. 90% of your cat’s diet should be protein, so stick with protein treats. You might have to try several different kinds of treats before finding one your cat really loves. Freeze dried protein treats are a favorite. You should not be free-feeding your cat (refer to our nutrition post), if your cat isn’t hungry, working with treats will not be effective. When you give a cat treats, it’s an opportunity to teach them something and/or reward their behavior. This should be a thoughtful process verse dispensing treats because your cat it’s just so cute. Jackson expands on working with treats and the various kinds of treats below, take a look.