Cats' tastes in food may change over time, even from dry cat food to human food, according to an expert.

However, it is best to make sure pets continue to get the proper nutrients, said Erin Troy, DVM. The safest food for a cat, she said, continues to be the kind made specifically for felines, as human food can present any number of problems, including bones that become choke hazards and high fat content that can cause intestinal problems.