Homemade Dehydrated Salmon Cat Treats

by Carolyn Barton, Demand Media
    Show your kitty love with homemade treats.

    Show your kitty love with homemade treats.

    Buying pet treats these days is scary, with so many being recalled and making cats sick. Not to mention, you never really know what is in them. Making your own cat treats is not only safer, it is generally less expensive.

    Items you will need

    • 6-ounce can of salmon in water
    • 1/3 cup cat grass
    • Bowl
    • Scissors
    • Dehydrator

    Step 1

    Drain the can of salmon thoroughly. Pour the salmon into a bowl and tear into very small pieces.

    Step 2

    Cut cat grass with scissors, creating pieces that are between 1/3 and 1/2 inch long. Mix the grass and salmon together thoroughly.

    Step 3

    Spread the mixture in a food dehydrator and dehydrate for two to three hours. Once it is thoroughly dried, break into smaller pieces and store in an airtight container.

    Tip

    • Cat grass is grass from barley or wheat seeds that is grown indoors. Do not use grass from a yard where chemicals may have been sprayed.

    About the Author

    Carolyn Barton has an associate degree in business management from Seminole Community College and has been writing professionally since 2007. Her articles have appeared on websites such as Firehouse.com. She specializes in website content and ghostwrites for several private clients. She is currently pursuing a bachelor's degree in journalism.

    Photo Credits

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