Christmas Recipes for Cats

When Christmas arrives the houses fill with aromas that we are not used to other times of the year. In the kitchen we make lots of recipes for the Christmas dinner for the people we love, our family. But animals are also part of this season, so why not prepare a meal for both?

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At YourCatCareguide we bring you 4 delicious Christmas recipes for cats . You can prepare them during these days of celebration or at any time of the year, because after all is always a good time to celebrate.

It may also interest you: Christmas Recipes for dogs

Tips for making homemade recipes

There are many benefits of home food for our cats, however, it is very important to choose the ingredients correctly and to follow the indications of the expert so as not to create nutritional deficiencies in the long term, if you always want to eat it in a homemade way.

Felines in the wild are strict carnivores , meaning they only feed on what they hunt. This keeps us with an appropriate nutritional balance to face day to day. For this reason, it is not surprising that currently the BARF diet is used , which is based on these principles. Before putting your hands in the dough, we want to offer you some tips not to fail in the attempt:

  • There are some forbidden foods for cats such as grapes, raisins, avocados, chocolate, processed foods from humans or raw onions, among others.
  • Do not mix commercial food with homemade food in the same meal, it can cause discomfort in your digestion.
  • You should always moisturize your cat, leaving water at your disposal.
  • If your cat suffers from any pathology or allergy, consult with your veterinarian about what ingredients you can not eat.
  • Beware of the rations that you offer, you should not offer too much or too poor.

Always consult the veterinarian to guide and advise you on the best possible way because he knows our feline and just like us, wants the best for him. Continue reading and find out the 4 Christmas recipes for cats that can prepare you.

Salmon Muffins

One of the tastiest Christmas recipes for cats are these salmon muffins. To make 4 salmon muffins you will need the following ingredients:

  • 1 this
  • 2 cans of salmon pate or other fish
  • 1 tablespoon wheat flour
  • Low-salt sliced ​​cheese

Preparation:

  1. Preheat the oven to 180ºC.
  2. Mix the tins with the egg and flour. Also, if you like you can add a teaspoon of turmeric because cats like it a lot, as well as being an excellent anti-inflammatory.
  3. Put olive oil in the molds and fill them halfway.
  4. Top with a piece of cheese to melt.
  5. Bake for 15 minutes.
  6. Let cool and serve.

Liver Snacks with Parsley

The liver is one of the favorite foods of cats, however, it is very important to moderate your consumption to once a week as a maximum to avoid damage to your health. To prepare these delicious liver snacks with parsley you will need:

  • 500 g thinly sliced ​​liver
  • 2 or 3 tablespoons dried parsley

Preparation:

  1. Preheat the oven to 160ºC.
  2. Dry the liver with a paper towel and sprinkle with the dried parsley.
  3. Put in a pre-greased baking dish and bake for 20 minutes with the oven door slightly open, this will eliminate moisture from the liver and will offer you a harder consistency, perfect for cleaning the cat’s teeth naturally .
  4. Turn them over and wait another 20 minutes.
  5. Let cool and serve.
  6. You can put these tasty liver snacks in the frostbite for 1 week or freeze them, so they will be kept for up to 3 months.

Meatballs or croquettes

The preparation of meatballs or croquettes for cats is one of the most recommended. We can reinvent the classic recipes and change the aromas and flavors whenever we want. We can even make them with the remains of our food. To prepare a meatball or croquettes for cats you will need:

  • 1 cup meat (turkey, chicken, tuna or veal)
  • 1 this
  • 1 teaspoon chopped fresh parsley
  • 1/4 cup cottage cheese or fresh
  • 1/2 cup pumpkin puree, grated carrot, zucchini or sweet potato

Preparation:

  1. Start by preheating the oven to 160ºC.
  2. Mix all the ingredients and shape the dough.
  3. If you wish to pass the balls in whole wheat flour, rice flour, oats, barley or linseed.
  4. Put in a baking dish for the oven, previously greased and bake for 15 minutes.
  5. Let it cool before giving it to your cat.
  6. The storage is the same as the previous one, 1 week in the refrigerator and up to 3 months in the freezer.

Biscuits for cats with diabetes

The secret of this Christmas recipe for cats is cinnamon , which mimics the sweet taste and helps cats with diabetes maintain their blood sugar level. Also, for this season is an excellent option. To make biscuits for cats with diabetes you will need:

  • 1/2 or 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup powdered cannamoe protein
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup ground beef (turkey or chicken would be ideal)

Preparation:

  1. Preheat the oven to 160ºC.
  2. Mix all the ingredients and spread the dough in a baking tray already greased.
  3. Bake for 30 minutes.
  4. Cut into small squares and let cool to eat and / or store.

Tip: Check out also 3 recipes for cat snacks in this other YourCatCareguide article!

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Emily Harris
 

Hi Guys, Girls, and Cats:-p I am Emily Harris, and you can see in above pic. She loves me I swear. I saved her from a dumpster a few weeks back.

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