It’s decided! Today, I cook for my cat. You woke up feeling good this morning and decided to stop unnecessary spending. Stop junk food, Stop waste!
Your main goal: to feed your cat well with good meals. A laudable but perilous intention. You will need to redouble your energy, take your time and above all, leave nothing to chance! Quality, quantity.
In this article, we will try to bring you economical solutions for your wallet, ecological for the environment and of course, better for the health of your cat …
But first of all, consult your veterinarian to make sure that your cat is in good health and does not suffer from any nutritional deficiencies.
Make sure you go gradually; your cat will not be comfortable with the changes.
The benefits of homemade
The cat’s diet is varied and changes according to its development.
Your preparations must be rich, complete and balanced to ensure the health and well-being of your cat.
Be sure to identify his needs, what is dangerous for him and especially what will be beneficial for him and you in the future.
- 50% boiled meat or fish: beef, poultry
- 20% of cereals: oats, rice, dough
- 20% cooked green vegetables: carrot – Fruits: apple, peach, pear, strawberry (in small quantities)
- 10% vitamin and oil supplements: rapeseed oil, spirulina
Foods to avoid
“For your health, avoid eating too much fat, too much sugar or too much salt”, does that remind you of anything …? And what about “without coloring or preservative” … Public health messages constantly rehashed to prevent the risk of obesity. Why would these messages only apply to us, humans? And why don’t we use them for our dear tomcats? Like us, to be healthy, they need to eat well.
Concretely, what goes for you goes for them, but it stops there because cats do not feed like us.
Here is a non-exhaustive list of foods to avoid:
- seasoned dishes
The health benefits of your cat
- reduction of digestive disorders
- decrease in obesity problems
- a shiny and silky coat
- a lively look
- healthy joints
In short, a vigorous cat full of vitality. But how to do it?
In this article, you will find five easy-to-make homemade recipes for your cat. Recipes are economical because they are less expensive than what can be bought in supermarkets and ecological: no packaging, therefore no or little waste.
Are you convinced? On your marks, get set, fire, cook !!!!!
- Boil the chicken until cooked through along with the carrots to mash them.
- Mix all the ingredients with the brewer’s yeast.
- Finally, keep the preparation in the refrigerator.
02.Chicken, peas and oatmeal croquettes
50g chicken breast, one tablespoon of precooked peas, one egg, 1/2 cup of wheat flour, 1/2 cup of organic oatmeal, one tablespoon of olive oil, one teaspoon of turmeric
Boil the chicken with water and crumble it. Mix the chicken, the previously cooked peas, the egg and the oil until a homogeneous mass is obtained.
Then add the flour, oats and turmeric and mix the dough vigorously. Leave the resulting dough in the refrigerator for about 1 hour.
Then, roll out the dough on a floured table and cut the croquettes as you like, using a cookie cutter if necessary.
Place the croquettes on an oiled, and floured baking sheet in the oven preheated to 180ºC for about 15 minutes (or until cooked through and lightly browned).
Let cool. It’s ready to serve!
03.Minced beef with parsley
50g beef, 20g potato, ¼ glass of milk, one bunch of parsley
Peel and wash the potato. Cook it in a saucepan for 20 minutes. Mix it while pouring ¼ glass of water, then the milk.
Finely chop the parsley, then the beef—Cook the minced meat, stirring regularly.
04.Sardine fillets with asparagus
Two sardines in oil (tin), one can of asparagus, 20g of rice, one sprig of coriander
Immerse the asparagus in a pot of salted boiling water. Cook for 12 minutes. Drain. Cook the rice for 10 minutes. Drain. Strip the cilantro.
05.Parsley tuna with corn
50g cat tuna, one bunch of parsley, ½ can of corn (40g), one teaspoon of wheat germ oil
Cook the tuna in the court-bouillon with the parsley. Drain and rinse the corn under cold water. Mash it with a fork into a fine purée. Chop the parsley.
And after? You will have the satisfaction of having done well, of having contributed to the well-being of your cat. But don’t expect any thank you meow from him. You will just be entitled to a purr …