Free Home Made Cat Food Recipes

Go on spoil them. Make your very own home made cat food.

Beef & Veggie Broth 

Cat Food Recipe Ingredients:

Always consult your vet before feeding your cat home made food.
 Cats may need nutritional suppliments when eating home made food.
  • 1/2 cup raw trimmed beef
  • A few tablespoons of beef broth (Preferably not the canned or cubed variety)
  • 2 tablespoons cooked oatmeal
  • 1 tablespoon dried barley grass powder (Find at a pet food store)
  • 1 cooked minced veggie (Your cat's favorite - Carrots are often a favorite)
Cat Food Recipe Directions:
Cook raw trimmed beef in just enough broth to cover, over medium to low heat. When beef is cooked through shred with fork and mix with the broth in which it was cooked. Add the minced veggie and the barley grass powder. Stir well. Last add the oatmeal to achieve the consistency that your cat likes. This is a good cat food recipe for indoor pets.

Better Than Grass Salad

Cat Food Recipe Ingredients:
  • 1 small carrot peeled and grated
  • 1/4 cup peeled and grated zucchini
  • 1/2 cup chopped alfalfa sprouts
  • 1 tsp. finely chopped parsley
  • 1/8 cup chicken stock
  • 1/4 tsp dried or fresh catnip
Cat Food Recipe Directions:
Combine veggies in a medium bowl. Add chicken stock and toss. Sprinkle with catnip and serve at room temperature. Store left overs in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.

Canadian Cat Relish

Cat Food Recipe Ingredients & Directions:
Simmer 500g (1lb) liver and 500g (1lb) white fish gently in water until cooked. Soak one cup of dry cat-food in half a cup of tomato juice. Drain the liver and fish, remove the bones, but save the liquid. Place all ingredients, plus one teaspoon of cod liver oil, in a food processor, using the metal blade. Use the saved liquid to adjust the consistency of the mixture to
the cat's liking.

Cat Cheese Please

Cat Food Recipe Ingredients:
  • 1/2 cup grated cheese
  • 2 tbl plain yogurt or sour cream
  • A little oatmeal
  • 2 tbl margarine or low-fat spread
Cat Food Recipe Directions:
Mash all of the ingredients together, adding them in the order indicated above, and serve cold. No cooking is required for this dish. Some cats will not take to this dish as it is not meat based: others will love it.

Cat Cookies

Cat Food Recipe Ingredients:
  • 7 oz mashed sardines
  • 1/4 cup dry non-fat milk
  • 1/2 cup wheat germ
Cat Food Recipe Directions:
Mix ingredients. Roll into 24 small balls. Placed on greased cookie sheet. Flatten with a fork. Bake at 350 degrees until brown.

Cat Crackers

Cat Food Recipe Ingredients:
  • 6 ounces of undrained tuna
  • 1 cup cornmeal
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1/3 cup water
Cat Food Recipe Directions:
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Measure all of the ingredients into a bowl and mix thoroughly with your hands. Roll out to 1/4 inch thickness and cut into treat sized pieces. Place on a greased cookie sheet. Bake for about 20 minutes or until golden. Let cool. Give to your cat and watch them gobble it up.
Cat Crunchies

Cat Food Recipe Ingredients & Directions:
Cut some crusts from whole meal bread into cubes. Dissolve some Marmite in hot water to provide an amount suitable for moistening the cubed crusts, without making them too soggy. Space out the cubes on a baking tray and cook on the bottom shelf of a low oven until dried. Allow to cool, then store in an airtight container.

Cat Jelly

Cat Food Recipe Ingredients:
  • 3 cups chicken broth
  • 4-1/2 tbl flour
  • 1/4 cup carrots --diced into small cubes
  • 3/4 cup minced meat (cooked) pieces of fish - optional, but it would be better to use this (cooked)

Cat Food Recipe Directions:
After the chicken broth has been made, allow it too cool for around 2 minutes. Add all the flour and mix. Some flour might not dissolve but this is absolutely no problem (It will when you heat the mixture later on).

Heat broth and flour mixture on high heat until a thick creamy mixture is formed. Immediately add all other ingredients and pour all contents of this meal into the cat's container. Allow it to set into jelly like substance with the carrots, minced meat and fish suspended in it. Serve to the cat.

Cat Wraps

Cat Food Recipe Ingredients:
  • 1 flour tortilla
  • 1/8 cup chicken broth
  • 1 cup ground chicken
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 cup of cream (low fat)
  • Mixing bowl
Cat Food Recipe Directions:
Mix up ground chicken with chicken broth inside the mixing bowl. After these are mixed, pour the chicken onto the middle of the tortilla. Add 1 teaspoon of salt and 1/8 cup of cream on top of the chicken. Now roll up only two sides of the tortilla until they reach each other. Fold the other sides on top of the rolled up sides until they touch. Serve to your cat!

Chicken & Pasta Stew

Cat Food Recipe Ingredients:
  • 2 packages ground chicken (Or turkey)
  • 2-3 small carrots, cooked
  • 2-3 cups macaroni (Cooked)
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • Garlic

Cat Food Recipe Directions:
Boil the macaroni until tender. Cook up the chicken in a frying pan. Mix everything together in food processor. Add the oil and the garlic. Mix well.

Chicken & Sardines

Cat Food Recipe Ingredients:
  • 1 can sardines in olive oil
  • 1/4 cup whole grain bread crumbs
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1/2 tsp brewer's yeast
  • 2 cooked chicken drumsticks, bones removed
Cat Food Recipe Directions:
Drain the sardines, reserving the olive oil, and mash. Mix in the bread crumbs, egg and yeast to an even, gooey consistency. Coat the chicken drumsticks evenly in the mixture. Heat the reserved olive oil in a frying pan then add the coated drumsticks and fry, turning frequently, until brown. Remove from the heat, and cool before serving.

Chicken Cheese Burger

Cat Food Recipe Ingredients:
  • 2 oz finely ground beef
  • 2 oz finely ground chicken
  • 1 tbl canned thick chicken soup
  • 2 oz whole grain bread crumbs or oatmeal
  • 1 baby carrot, cooked until soft
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup grated cheese

Cat Food Recipe Directions:
Mash the meat and chicken with the soup then add the bread crumbs or oatmeal, mushy carrot and egg. Make into two small burgers and broil (leaving much rarer than you would for yourself). Sprinkle with grated cheese and broil again until the cheese is melted. Allow to cool until warm to the touch, and serve.

Chicken Stir Fry

Cat Food Recipe Ingredients & Directions:
Dice raw chicken breast. Heat oil in a wok or frying pan, and cook the meat quickly over a high flame, stirring all of the time. When the chicken is almost cooked, stir in a few flaked almonds for added crunch. Allow to cool and serve with a little plain boiled rice.

Chicken Soup

Cat Food Recipe Ingredients & Directions:
Combine 1 chicken liver, 1 giblet, 1 chicken heart, 1 chicken neck, 2 cups water and 1 tablespoon finely chopped parsley.
Cover and simmer until the giblet is tender.
Chop all the meat for dogs removing bones and mix with kibble; for cats, grind the meat in the blender.

Cookies for Cats

Cat Food Recipe Ingredients:
  • 1 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1 tsp catnip
  • 1/3 cup milk
  • 1/3 cup powdered milk
  • 2 tbl butter or vegetable oil
  • 1/4 cup Soy flour
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tbl Wheat germ
  • 1 tbl Unsulfured molasses

Cat Food Recipe Directions:
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Mix dry ingredients together. Add molasses, egg, oil and milk. Roll out flat onto oiled cookie sheet and cut into small, cat bite-sized pieces. Bake for 20 minutes and let cool. Store the cookies in a sealed container.

Crispy Trout Dinner

Cat Food Recipe Ingredients: 
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1 small trout fillet
  • 3 tbl oatmeal
  • 1 tbl vegetable oil

Cat Food Recipe Directions:
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Beat the egg, dip the fish in it, and then coat it with oatmeal. Put the oil in a small baking pan and lay the fillet in it, turning it over once or twice.

Bake for 15 minutes, turn over and bake for 15 minutes more. Remove the fish to a dish, allow to cool. Cut into bite-sized pieces.
Serving suggestion: if it looks a little dry, add a dash of cream.

Fabulous Fish Balls

Cat Food Recipe Ingredients:
  • 3 baby carrots, cooked until soft
  • 16 oz canned tuna in olive oil, drained
  • 2 oz cooked herring, skin removed
  • 2 tbl whole grain bread crumbs or oatmeal
  • 2-3 tbl grated cheese
  • 2 tsp brewer's yeast
  • Several pinches of chopped catnip
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 2 tbl tomato paste (not ketchup)

Cat Food Recipe Directions:
Preheat the oven to 350*. Mash the carrots with the fish, bread crumbs or oatmeal, cheese, brewer's yeast, catnip, egg and tomato paste to an even paste. Mold into small balls and put on a greased baking tray. Bake for 15-20 minutes, checking frequently: the fish balls should be golden brown and feel firm. Cool thoroughly.

Feline Feast

Cat Food Recipe Ingredients: 
  • 1 cup of corn meal or Polenta (Cook with 4 cups of water and add to rest of the ingredients which are fed raw.
  • 2 eggs
    2 tablespoons of vegetable oil or butter. (Less if fatty meats are used)
  • 2 pounds of minced meat red or white;(liver/heart/kidney/tripe) or fish or a combination.
  • 4 tables spoons of 'Supplement' Powder (see below)
  • 2 tablespoons of bonemeal (3,000 mg of Calcium or 1-3/4 teaspoon of eggshell powder
  • 10,000 units of Vitamin A (fish oils)
  • 150 i.u. Vitamin E
  • 1 teaspoon of raw fresh veggies with each meal.

Cat Food Recipe Directions:
Feed 3/4 to 1-1/2 cups to your cat with each meal
Oats (2 cups before cooking) rice, or potatoes (4 cups cooked) can be used in place of corn as a grain substitute or a combination
Always add about 500 mg of Taurine to cat recipes if you cook the meats.

Feline Hash

Cat Food Recipe Ingredients: 
  • 1 cup cooked ground beef
  • 1/2 cup cooked brown rice
  • 6 tbl. alfalfa sprouts
  • 3/4 cup cream-style cottage cheese

Cat Food Recipe Directions:
Mix together and serve.
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