If you’re concerned about your kitty’s health (why wouldn’t you?), you may not be aware that the common plastic food and water bowl you find in most pet stores aren’t very good for your cat (or pet for that matter).
I love my boys, they’re extremely gentle and non-aggressive. However, I know not all cats have the same temperament. Here’s an extreme case of what can happen if you do get bitten by a cat (even if it’s a love bite).