Top Homemade Cat Food Recipes: Is Homemade food Better for Cats ?

Is Homemade food Better for Cats

Normally we give our cats dry cat food, But do you know how harmful it is in the long term. It's like fast food for cats contained with chemicals and preservatives. Dry food leads to a problem like indigestion, dehydration, living problem, and eye infections. 

Here is the solution why not try homemade cat food. Homemade cat food is rich in protein, carbohydrates, fiber, and water. All you need is some effort and time to make your cat healthy and fluffy. Cats are natural meat eaters as they need a high amount of protein in their diet. Here is a table is given with the pros and cons of dry cat food and homemade cat food.

Dry cat food

Homemade cat food



Addition Chemicals & preservatives

No added Chemicals & preservatives

Less time consuming

More time consuming

Decrease life span

Increase life span



Less Immunity

More Immunity

Less health benefits

More health benefits

How to make homemade cat food?

Homemade cat food is the food we prepare using natural ingredients available in the market without preservatives and chemicals. The diet must contain protein, carbohydrates, amino acids, fats, and vitamins. 

The ratio should be 60-70% protein, 10% carbohydrates, and 20-30% fats. Protein sources are chicken, fish, and mutton. And for carbohydrates rice, oats, and wheat. Vitamins can be obtained through different fruits and vegetables. 


home made cat food


1. Mash chicken meat 750g or any meat available in the market (Mash chicken - beating chicken meat into a paste-like consistency)

2. 1 piece potato

3. 1/2 cup rice


1. Cook potato and rice in the cooker together for 3-4 whistles.

2. Take another vessel and add mashed chicken with 1/2 cup water. Cook it for 10-12 min.

3. Mix cooked meat with potato and rice. 

4. Serve it to your cat. Add the remaining water to the cat's bowl while feeding.

5. You can store the remaining food in a zipper and place it in the freezer.

6. It can be saved for 1-2 months.


cat food homemade


1. 2-3 eggs

2. Bread slice

3. Milk 1/3 cup


1. Heat a pan in gas

2. Crack eggs and fry them in a pan

3. Wait until it cooks

4. Scramble it with a scapula.

5. Let the scrambled egg cool.

6. Make small pieces of bread and mix it with egg

7. Slowly add some milk and mix it with your hands

8. Sever it to your cat


cat food home


1. 2-3 eggs

2. 2-4 fish oil capsules

3. Mashed meat


1. Take egg white and yoke in a bowl.

2. Add fish oil liquid inside

3. Add raw meat 

4. Mix everything

5. Grind eggshell in the grinder and add the whole mixture

6. Serve it to your cat.


indian cat food at home


  1. Raw fish
  2. Rice


  1. Steam fish in a vessel for 10-20 min
  2. Meanwhile, cook rice in a boiling water
  3. Make small pieces of fish with your hands
  4. Mix rice and fish together 
  5. Serve it to your cat.



  1. Chicken wings 1kg
  2. Palm full of rice


  1. Wash chicken wings
  2. Boil it in water for 10-15 min
  3. Separate meat from the bone.
  4. Cook rice for 5 min
  5. Mixed rice and separated meat together
  6. Serve it to your cat



  1. Chicken keema or Mutton keema 750g( Mashed chicken or mutton meat)
  2. Pumpkin 100g
  3. Carrot 150g


  1. 1. Cook meat in boiling water for 10-15 min
  2.  After cooking cook pumpkin and carrot in the same water used for meat
  3. Cook it for 10 min
  4. Let it cool.
  5. Blend pumpkin and carrot in a mixer or grinder till it reaches liquid-like consistency.
  6. Mix the mixture and meat together by hand.
  7. Serve it to your cat
  8. Give the remaining stew of meat and cook water.
  9. The ratio of this recipe should be 75% meat and 25% veg. 

Can cat survive on human food?

Yes. There is quite some food that you can share with your cats. There may be a time when you are out of cat food. That time you can give a small amount of human food which can add nutrients and fiber to their diet. Some of the list is given in the following

1. Fish: Fish are rich in protein and fatty acid, proving raw fish can increase their immune system.

2. Chicken: Chicken is cheap and rich in protein. Cats love chicken as they are natural meat-eaters.

3. Oatmeal: Oats are rich in fiber, antioxidants, iron, calcium, and vitamins.

4. Banana: High in fiber, and potassium, and help indigestion

5. Bread: Bread contain carbs and fiber

6. Eggs: Eggs are rich in protein and calcium

7. Spinach: It should be occasionally, as cats are carnivores spinach should not be cats' priority in the diet. Spinach is rich in potassium, iron fiber, etc.

Some of the toxic food for cats are chocolate, avocado, alcohol, onion, and garlic.

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