5 Easy Homemade Cat Treat Recipes for Healthy Cats

Easy Homemade Cat Treat Recipes

As cat owner obviously you have known that almost all cats like treats. However, your cats probably have been fat enough and it becomes some kind of dilemma for you to give more treats or not. The cats’ overweight may affect their health, these are caused by most commercial cat treats which have low food value, preservatives, artificial coloring and high calorie in the ingredients contained.

Thus, you can make your own cat treats. Besides it’s cheaper, homemade cat treats can preserve your cat’s health as well. You are better to have an easy cat treat recipes and try to make it by yourself at home. The healthy cat treats can be made from natural ingredients which your cat will love.

You can find some of cat treat recipes below. They all contain natural healthy ingredients for your cat, easy and quick to be made. You may make them once a month then store them for a couple of weeks.

#Cat Cookie Recipes

Ingredients:

  • 6 ounces of undrained tuna
  • 1 cup cornmeal
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1/3 cup water

 

Directions:

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Measure all of the ingredients in a bowl and mix thoroughly with your hands.
  3. Roll out to 1/4 inch thickness and cut into treat sized pieces.
  4. Place on a greased cookie sheet.
  5. Bake for about 20 minutes or until golden. Let cool.
  6. Give to your cat and watch them gobble it up.

Kitten Treat Recipes

#Kitten Treat Recipes

Ingredients:

  • 1-1/2 cups rolled oats
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 1/2 cup tuna oil, chicken or beef bouillon

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Mix all ingredients in a dough.
  3. Dust hands with flour and form small, 1/2-inch-thick, round “biscuits”.
  4. Set on greased cookie sheet.
  5. Bake 30 minutes (or until biscuits are slightly browned).

 

#Ham Cat Treat Recipes

Ingredients:

  • 1 jar (2-1/2ounces) strained ham baby food
  • 5/8 cup wheat germ
  • 5/8 cup non-fat milk powder
  • 1 egg, beaten

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Spray cookie sheet with vegetable oil spray.
  3. Mix baby food, wheat germ, milk powder, and egg in medium bowl.
  4. Drop by 1/2 teaspoonfuls onto the prepared baking sheet.
  5. Bake 12 to 15 minutes.
  6. Remove from oven and let cool on wire rack.
  7. Store baked treats in an airtight container or plastic bag and place in refrigerator or freezer.

Makes 2-1/2 to 3 dozen

Note: Beef or chicken baby food may be substituted for ham baby food.

 

#Beef or Turkey Cat Treat Recipes

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 pound ground beef or turkey
  • 1 small carrot — finely grated
  • 1 tablespoon cheese — grated
  • 1/2 cup whole wheat bread crumbs
  • 1 tablespoon tomato paste
  • beaten – 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon dried catnip
  • 1 teaspoon brewer’s yeast

 

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. In a medium-sized bowl, combine the meat, carrot, cheese, brewer’s yeast, catnip and bread crumbs.
  3. Add the egg and tomato paste and mix well.
  4. Using your hands, roll the mixture into walnut-sized meatballs and place on a lightly greased cookie sheet.
  5. Bake for about 15 minutes until the meatballs are brown and firm.
  6. Cool the meatballs completely before storing in an airtight container in the refrigerator.
  7. These also freeze well.

 

#Cat Food Treats

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup canned mackerel — drained, crumbled
  • 1 cup whole grain bread crumbs
  • 1/2 teaspoon brewer’s yeast – optional, see Note
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil or bacon grease
  • 1 egg — beaten

 

Directions:

  1. Combine all ingredients; mix well. Drop dough by 1/4 teaspoonfuls 1″ apart onto a greased cookie sheet.
  2. Bake in a 350-degree oven 8 minutes. Cool biscuits and store, covered, in the refrigerator.

Note: Brewer’s yeast contains B-Complex vitamins and essential fatty acids for the cat’s stable nervous system a and glossy coat, even can prevent flea infestation.

 

Print those cats treat recipes and stick them in your favorite cookbooks or places where do you usually put recipes as the reference for your next plan to make other cat food treats.

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