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Homemade Tuna Cat Treats You Can Make Today

When you plan extraordinary seasonal food for holiday events, make something for your cat too.

Written by: Arden Moore

Last Updated on January 10, 2024 by Catster Editorial Team

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Homemade Tuna Cat Treats You Can Make Today

Is your cat feeling left out while you and your guests nibble on fancy hors d’oeuvres and other goodies? Treat her to her own yummy homemade snack.

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Image By: Beloborod, Shutterstock

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Homemade Tuna Cat Treat Recipes


  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup breadcrumbs
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1 tsp. brewer’s yeast
  • 2 tbsp. margarine
  • 1 can (6 1⁄2-ounce) of water-packed tuna, salmon, or whitefish, drained and flaked


  1. In a medium-sized bowl, whisk the eggs.
  2. Add the tuna, breadcrumbs, brewer’s yeast, and salt. Blend with a wooden
    spoon until moistened and thoroughly mixed.
  3. In a large skillet, melt the margarine over medium heat.
  4. Form the mixture into 6 patties. Place the patties into the skillet. Cook each
    side for 3 to 5 minutes until golden brown.
  5. Allow the patties to cool, and then crumble them into small pieces.
  6. Store in an airtight container in your refrigerator.

Source: Fit Cat: Tips and Tricks to Give Your Pet a Longer, Healthier, Happier Life, by Arden Moore. Copyright 2015 by Firefly Books, used with permission.

To read more by Arden Moore, visit her website, Four-Legged Life,  and follow her on Facebook.

Featured Image Credit: Natalia Mylov, Shutterstock

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