DIY Homemade Cat Treats

by K Marie Alto December 27, 2020 1 min read

DIY Homemade Cat Treats

It’s the holiday season and you’ve likely spent some time in the kitchen making baked goods, but what about your furry family members? Below are the instructions on how to make 4 ingredient cat treats! It’s super simple, so give it a shot!

Catnip treat ingredients

Ingredients

  • 1 – 5.5 oz can of tuna (I looked for sustainably sourced tuna with little or no added salt)
  • 1 cup of all purpose flour
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 tablespoon of organic dried catnip (optional)

Oven temperature set to 350 degrees

Step 1:

Preheat oven to 350 degrees

Ingredients in blender

Step 2:

Blend all ingredients in a food processor until a smooth dough forms

Ingredients blended and placed in mold

Step 3:

Place small balls of dough (1/4 tsp) onto a parchment lined cookie sheet and slightly flatten (if you have a small mold like us, fill it up)

Kitchen timer set for 15 minutes

Step 4:

Bake in preheated oven for approximately 15 minutes.

Finished homemade cat treats in glass bowl

Step 5:

Reward your fur baby with a homemade cat treat!

These cat treats should be stored in an airtight container for no more than 5 days. Optionally, break it into small batches and freeze them!

Give it a try and let us know how they turn out! Do you have a favorite homemade cat treat recipe to share?

K Marie Alto
K Marie Alto

K. Marie is an animal lover, wife, kitty mom, dog auntie, writer and co-founder of Toe Beans, a proud American family-owned online boutique pet supplies store focused on the improvement of the life of furry family members via pet parent education, better products, and advocacy. She has over 20 years of experience as a pet momma. She loves sharing her personal journey and experience as a pet parent via her blog and Facebook page where she currently has more than 19K followers (@furrytoebeans) and counting :-).


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