Originally Posted by valanhb
Quite frankly it grosses me out more to share food with a slobbery toddler than with the family cat or dog - but that's because the kid isn't mine.
The dogs never use the same plates as people, but the cats occaisonally do. They get soaked in hot soapy water, hand washed, then run throught the dishwasher. That is how I wash the cat bowls, too. I like to make sure they are super clean!