Homemade Pet Food Recipes

Store-bought natural pet food varieties are fine most of the time, but every now and then why not treat your cat or dog to all natural homemade pet food?
By the MOTHER EARTH NEWS editors
June/July 2006
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Your cat or dog will love your homemade pet food.
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Want to try mixing your own homemade pet food? Here are a couple simple recipes for dog food and cat food.

For Dogs

3 cups cooked oatmeal or cream of wheat
2 cups cooked ground beef
2 tbsp plain yogurt
1 small apple, cut or sliced into small pieces

Mix together and serve at room temperature.

For Cats

2 cups cooked chicken
1/4 cup carrots, grated
1 cup brown rice, cooked

Cut or grind chicken into small pieces. Mix chicken and carrots with rice. If there is any chicken fat from the bird, pour about 2 teaspoons over the mix. Serve at room temperature.







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