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Easy Recipes Show Home Cooking for Cats is Simple, Easy!

Looking for ways to add fresh foods into your cat’s meals? Want to give home cooking for cats a try? Purrkins and mom Holly can show you how!

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So simple anyone can make these recipes!

The culinary duo recently got into the kitchen and tested two recipes from a previous Tripawds Nutrition blog post, “Help Your Tripawd Cat Recover With Home Cooked Meals.” Today, we’re hoppy to share the results of Purrkins’ and Holly’s home cooking escapade in their special guest blog post and lovely food photos.

Home Cooking For Cats Is Easy and Tasty

Purkins tests the tantalizing Turkey Meat Loaf Recipe. Doesn’t this look good?

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What cat will refuse Turkey Meat Loaf?

You can’t go wrong with turkey meat. It contains selenium, which is an important part of a cat’s overall health. This essential trace mineral is important for many bodily processes, including cognitive function and healthy immune system. A meat loaf made with turkey meat is a great way to give your cat a selenium boost!

Tasty Turkey Meat Loaf for Cats

You simply make it like you would a meat loaf for yourself.

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Everything you need for Turkey Meat Loaf for Cats

Turkey Meat Loaf Ingredients

1 lb. ground turkey
1/4 cup of boiled carrots
1/4 cup boiled peas
1/4 cup oats
Two hard-boiled eggs and one raw egg

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It’s a simple, one-bowl recipe.

Heat your oven to 350 degrees, mix up everything in a bowl.

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Nothing could be easier!

Transfer it to a loaf pan

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You’ll be tempted to eat it for dinner!
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It smells sooooo good!

Bake it 45 minutes and you’re done.

Tempting Tuna Cake for Kitties

This recipe is especially irresistible for cats who are feeling ill. Give it a try and you’ll see it’s one temptation that’s almost too good to pass up for even the most finicky eaters.

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Your cat’s home cooked dinner is served!

Tuna Cake Ingredients

One can of tuna
One egg
Three tablespoons each of coconut flour and cottage cheese.

(yes, this is really all you need!)

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Easy, uncomplicated and yummy real food for cats.

Mix the ingredients together in a bowl.

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Home cooking for cats doesn’t have to be complicated.
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Your dogs will want to try Tuna Cake too!

Then pour the mixture into a muffin pan

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Double the recipe if you want to make more.

Bake at 350 degrees for 20 minutes.

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These are the best cupcakes ever!

When it’s finished, you can even place a small amount of catnip on top, enticing kitty even more to take a bite.

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Purrkins says “I think I like this mom!”

Remember, these recipes aren’t meant to replace your cat’s main meals. They’re just a fun way for your cat to explore fresh, whole foods that add variety into their meals. Be sure to let your vet know you want to cook for your cat. If you give them a try, let us know how it goes. And if you have your own special home cooking for cats or dogs recipes that you want to share, contact us today!

All of these wonderful photos are courtesy of Purrkins and Holly. Thanks guys!

Recommended Reading

Purrkins’ TriKitty blog has lots of great tips like these.
An Easy Way to Add Pet Food Prebiotics and Probiotics into Meals
DIY Cat and Dog Natural Nutrition Tips are Vet-Approved!
Help Your Tripawd Cat Recover With Home Cooked Meals



4 thoughts on “Easy Recipes Show Home Cooking for Cats is Simple, Easy!”

  1. Mr Purrrrrkins! You and your brother Sexy Saxton sure are lucky Kitty’s! I am going to have to look for some coconut flour and try to make those tuna muffins! I think everypawdy in the house is going to love those!!! Your Mum is pawsitively brilliant!
    I think even Stewie will give three paws up to these tasty treats!
    Thanks for the great ideas you guys!
    Rots Of Ruv from Stewie and his hungry Kittens

  2. I am going to try these recipes on my cat person friend, Scratchula. It would be really nice to eliminate the rubbish that is sold in the stores. I am hoping to find a vitamin – mineral additive to supplement to add to recipes like these to make this possible.


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