When you think of an animal having a bad reaction to chocolate, it’s usually dogs not cats. However, when a cat consumes chocolates, the affects can be just as bad. Before you leave your cat around chocolate unsupervised thinking they won’t get into it, it’s important to know what could happen if they do in fact eat it.
Couverture chocolate is what the professional chocolatier uses. It's formulated to contain higher cocoa butter and less sugar and dairy. Couverture chocolate's higher cocoa content helps the chocolatier create a shiny lustrous chocolates, bonbons, truffles and molds. Couverture chocolate is only made with cocoa butter and never with an alternative fat or oil.
In that case, it may not be necessary to use "real chocolate" that requires tempering. A compound coating or chocolate chips from the grocery store might be the perfect simple solution for your needs. After deciding which type of chocolate, you need here is How to melt chocolate: The best three ways
So as my grandmother would say, chocolate-covered strawberries are healthy in moderation. We would suggest dark chocolate-covered strawberries for the most health benefits. Enjoy as a special treat occasionally and get a little antioxidant boost as a bonus. Enjoy!