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Whisker-Lickin' Homemade Cat Treat Recipes

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When it comes to pampering our feline friends, nothing can compare to the satisfaction of treating them to enjoyable and delicious homemade cat treats.

Homemade cat treats offer a wholesome cat diet as an alternative to buying pet food from the store. Not only that, but they also provide a fun and rewarding way to bond with your cat.

Cooking homemade cat food is complex, and it’s a lot more than simply choosing a handful of recipes.

In this blog post, we’ll dive into some purr-fectly delightful homemade cat treat recipes that will have your cat(s) begging for more.

1. The Salmon Treat

Cats find salmon irresistible. It delights their taste buds and supports a healthy coat and skin. It’s also packed with omega-3 fatty acids.

So, to get started on your homemade cat food, you can prepare your cat a salmon-based treat.


  • 1 cup canned salmon
  • 1 egg
  • 2 cups whole wheat flour


1.Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C).

2.Mix the canned salmon, egg, and whole wheat flour together in a bowl until a dough forms.

3.Roll the dough into small balls and flatten them with a fork.

4.Bake until the treats turn golden brown.

2. Tuna Treats 

Tuna is another cat’s favorite. Rich in protein, bite-sized tuna treats are perfect for rewarding your kitty.


  • 1 can tuna
  • 1 egg
  • Oat flour (1.5 cups)


1.Preheat your oven to 325°F (163°C).

2.Blend the tuna until it becomes a smooth paste.

3.Mix the tuna paste, egg, and oat flour until a dough forms.

4.Roll the dough into small balls and bake for about 15 minutes.

3. Catnip Crunches

Catnip has a natural appeal to cats. Incorporating it into your cat food treats adds taste and an extra layer of excitement for your cat(s).


  • Oats (half cup)
  • Whole wheat flour (half cup)
  • Dried catnip
  • 1 egg
  • Water (quarter cup)


1.Preheat your oven to 325°F (163°C)

2.Blender the oats into fine powder.

3.Mix the whole wheat flour, oat powder, 1 tablespoon catnip, egg, and water until a dough forms.

4.Roll the dough and cut it into bite-sized pieces.

5.Bake the pieces until crunchy.

Bottom Line

Treating your cat to homemade food is a labor of love that ensures they receive nutritious and wholesome rewards.

Watch your cat celebrate the joy of tasty, homemade treats by experimenting with the recipes above. Feel free to get creative with shapes and sizes, and most importantly, enjoy the special bonding moments shared with your furry friend over these delightful treats.

After all, well-fed cat is a happy a happy cat! 

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