Out to do a little fishing

Out to do a little fishing

If your cat is a finicky eater, you may have looked for alternatives in the pet store. But did you know you can easily make kitty dinners with diy homemade cat food recipes?

Do It Yourself may seem a little strange, but your furry feline will be purring all night with contentment after you put one of these tasty recipes in their bowl.

You may also find that you get more mileage from your efforts, than from those cans you buy. Our friends at CatsLoveToKnow bring you these irresistible diy homemade cat food recipes:

Preparing homemade cat food can be a real treat for your pet, especially when you use prime ingredients like real fish, chicken, and beef. The best part is that you don’t need to be a gourmet chef to create special entrees. All you need is about half an hour of your time and a few basic ingredients commonly found in most kitchens.

Tasty Fish Entrees

Learning how to make cat food is fun with diy homemade cat food recipes, and it’s very rewarding when your cat finds the food irresistible. Cats love the flavor of fish, so they’ll enjoy these entrees.

Munching mackerel for a cat feast

Munching mackerel for a cat feast

Mackerel Dinner

If you’ve never made a homemade meal for your cat, this is a great recipe to start out with.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup canned mackerel
  • 1 tablespoon sunflower seed oil
  • 1 tablespoon organic, brown rice, cooked
  • 1 to 2 tablespoons of chicken or beef broth, or water

Directions

  1. Combine all ingredients in a food processor.
  2. Pulse until blended.
  3. Serve immediately and refrigerate leftovers up to three days.
Salty sardines for a cat lunch

Salty sardines for a cat lunch

Sardine Dinner

Cats love the smell of sardines, but they like the flavor even better. Don’t count on leftovers when you serve this dinner!

Ingredients

  • 1 can sardines in oil
  • 2 tablespoons of cooked carrot, mashed
  • 1/3 cup cooked oatmeal

Directions

  1. Combine all ingredients in a bowl.
  2. Mash ingredients together and serve.
  3. Store leftovers in the refrigerator, and discard after three days.
Tasty trout for feline food

Tasty trout for feline feasting

Trout Dinner

When Kitty deserves something special, treat him to this tasty trout dinner!

Ingredients

  • 1 cup cooked trout
  • 1 cooked egg yolk
  • 1 tablespoon steamed broccoli, chopped small
  • 2 tablespoons sunflower oil

Directions

  1. Combine all ingredients in a food processor.
  2. Pulse until blended and serve.
  3. Store in the refrigerator up to three days.
Salmon fillets for uptown kitty dinner

Salmon fillets for uptown kitty dinner

Salmon Dinner

Salmon is a wonderful source of healthy fish oil, and it’s tasty too. This recipe just might become one of your pet’s favorites.

Ingredients

  • 1 can salmon
  • 1 tablespoon cooked broccoli, mashed
  • 1/4 cup whole wheat bread crumbs
  • 1 teaspoon brewer’s yeast

Directions

  1. Combine all ingredients in a bowl.
  2. Stir together and serve.
  3. Keep any leftovers refrigerated, and discard after three days.

We hope you enjoyed learning how easy it is to put together diy homemade cat food recipes. These recipes all contain healthy ingredients to keep your feline in the pink of health. If you have any concerns on your kitty’s diet, please make an appointment to chat with us at 970-587-5140. We love talking about animal nutrition.

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Attribution – from our friends at CatsLoveToKnow.com
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