You can actually make your own cat food?

Yes. You. Can.


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Time Spent Making Cat Food is Well Spent

Making your own cat food isn’t as time consuming as you might think. Consider it an investment in your cat’s long-term health.

Flaxseed Doesn’t Supply EFAs for Cats

Don’t be fooled by cat food labels boasting about Essential Fatty Acids (EFAs); check first to make sure the EFA source is actually bio-available to carnivores before letting yourself be too impressed.

Storing Homemade Cat Food

Look for wide-mouth jars that are freezer safe to store your homemade cat food. Pint size jars work well for one- or two-cat households.

What it Really Costs to Make Cat Food – Not So Much!

Making your own cat food doesn’t cost nearly what many people assume it does.

Getting Back the Chunky Value

If your raw-fed cat is willing to eat chunks of meat, go for it! It’s great for a cat to get the mouth exercise.

Merci Beaucoup, Martine!

Martine Potier generously donated her time and talent to translate the food making page of this website.

Ode to a Grinder and to the One Stop Jerky Shop

The Tasin TS-108 grinder that I purchased from One Stop Jerky Shop in 2002 is still going strong, 21 years later.

Egg Whites: Forehead Smacking Moment

There’s no need to waste the egg whites when making cat food. Cook them and mix them with the food.

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