Try one or all of these recipes, your kitties will love you for your efforts. We have cooked these up for ours, and they all hang out in the kitchen when I'm whipping them up a batch. Believe me, my Persians are picky, as I'm sure some of yours are, and they love all the recipes on this page. The Soft Cat treats are the favorite around here.
1 C. Flour 1 C. Powdered Milk 1 Can Tuna or Chicken
2 T. Vegetable Oil
2 Eggs beaten 1 C. Water CatnipPre heat oven to 350 degrees and grease cookie sheets with cooking spray.
In large bowl, mash the tuna(or chicken)into smaller pieces. Then add flour and milk, mix well.
After all is mixed pour in water and oil, mix well again.
Now, beat egg in separate dish until dish until egg gets a foamy texture, add to mix, mix well.
The dough mix will be sticky, so don't worry.
Using your fingers shape dough into small bite size balls, about the size of a marble. Put balls on greased cookie sheets and flatten balls with hand.
Bake for 10 minutes. Remove treats from oven, wait five minutes and turn treats over so other side will cook. Bake 10 more minutes or until golden brown in color.
Place treats on cookie rack to cool. Cool for 15 minutes. NEVER give treats to your pet right after cooking.
*You can add the catnip in the recipe or sprinkle on top of treats. They like it either way.
Store in air tight container and store in fridge or cool dry place.
1 Can Tuna, do not drain 1 C. Cornmeal 1 C. Flour 1/3 C. WaterPre heat 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.
1 1/4 C. Flour 1 T. Catnip 1 Egg 1/3 C. Milk or KMR
2 T. Wheatgerm 1/3 C. Powdered Milk 1 T. Molasses
2 T. Butter or Vegetable OilPre heat oven to 350F. 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, let cool and store in tightly sealed container.
Holy Mackerel Cat Treats
1 T. Vegetable oil or bacon grease 1 Egg, beaten
1/2 t. Brewer's yeast
Combine all ingredients; mix well. Drop dough by 1/4 teaspoonfuls 1" apart onto a greased cookie sheet. Bake in a 350 degree oven 8 minutes. Cool biscuits and store, covered, in the refrigerator.
1 T. Cheese, grated 1 t. Brewer's yeast 1 t. Dried catnip
1/2 C. whole wheat bread crumbs 1 Egg, beaten
1 T. Tomato paste
Pre heat oven to 350 degrees. Ina medium sized bowl, combine the meat, carrot, cheese, brewer's yeast,catnip and bread crumbs. Add the egg and tomato paste and mix well.Using your hands, roll the mixture into walnut - sized meatballs and place on a lightly greased cookie sheet.Bake for about 15 minutes until the meatballs are brown and firm. Cool the meatballs completely before storing in an airtight container in the refrigerator. These freeze well.
Soft Cat Treats
3/4 C. Flour 3/4 C. Shredded cheddar cheese
5 t. Grated Parmesan cheese 1/4 C. Plain yogurt or sour cream
1/4 C. Cornmeal
Pre heat the oven to 350 degrees. Combine cheeses and yogurt, add flour and cornmeal. Knead dough into a ball and roll to 1/4 inch. Cut into one inch sized pieces and place on greased cookie sheet. Bake for 25 minutes.