How to Make Tuna Cat Treats

Making homemade treats for pets is fun and you get the chance to add in ingredients that are healthy for your pets and leave out all the less desirable additives. This easy recipe gives your kitties a flavour and nutritional burst of tuna.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup whole wheat flour
  • 6 oz/180 ml can tuna in oil, un-drained
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil (you can use fat left over from meat cooking if preferred)
  • 1 egg

Steps

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    Preheat the oven to 350ºF.
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    Mix all of the ingredients together in a large bowl.
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    Knead the dough. If it become a little too dry or thick, add drops of water until improved.
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    Roll the dough out on a floured surface. Press down to about 6mm/1/4" thick.
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    Make or cut small shapes suitable for cat size treats. Play around with the shapes until you're happy with them.
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    Set the shapes out on a lined baking tray/sheet.
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    Pop in the oven for about 20 minutes or until the treats become firm.
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    Remove from the oven. Cool on a wire cooling rack.
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    Store in an airtight container.

Tips

  • You might need to experiment a little with the shape and size of the treats. Also, you might need to adjust the ingredients to suit any particularities of your pets.

Things You'll Need

  • Large bowl
  • Floured surface for kneading
  • Rolling pin
  • Knife or cookie cutter to make shapes
  • Baking tray/sheet lined with baking paper/parchment
  • Wire cooling rack

Article Info

Categories: Feeding Cats