Homemade Kitty Treats

happy catMaking your own cat treats can help save you money over store bought versions, and also provide you peace of mind, since you will know exactly what ingredients they contain.

Many store bought cat treats contain artificial dyes and flavoring. And if you want to use all organic ingredients you will be able to do so as well!

Here are some of our favorite cat treat recipes. You may want to cook up a large batch of these and freeze the extras to use over time!

Simple Chicken Treats

Ingredients:

1 1/2 cups of cooked chicken, shredded into small pieces
1/2 cup of warm chicken broth
1 cup of whole wheat flour
1 tablespoon of softened margarine or butter
1/3 cup of cornmeal

Directions:

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Combine the chicken, broth and margarine (or butter). Then add flour and cornmeal and mix thoroughly.  Knead the dough well and shape into a ball. Roll out to 1/4 inch thickness. Cut into one inch pieces or shapes, and then bake on a nonstick cookie sheet for twenty minutes.

Cheesy Cat Treats

Ingredients:

3/4 cup of grated cheddar cheese
6 tablespoons of Parmesan cheese
3/4 cup of whole wheat flour
1/4 cup yogurt
1/4 cup cornmeal

Directions:

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Combine all the ingredients in a ball. (If the mixture seems too dry o form into a ball, add a little bit of water). Knead and then roll out to 1/4 inch thickness. Cut into one inch pieces, and then bake on a nonstick cookie sheet for 25 minutes.

Enjoy!

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