Make your own cat smoothie

Smoothies have been conquering the home kitchen for quite some time, and with good reason. They can be eaten as a snack between meals and provide plenty of vitamins and minerals in just one glass. Cats can also benefit, as long as you choose the ingredients wisely. So why not make your cat a smoothie?

5 benefits of smoothies for cats

In general, cats can be offered a smoothie as a snack between meals. However, it can also be prepared as a garnish for normal food or as an addition to BARF if you feed your cat that way.

  1. You have full control over the quality of the ingredients
  2. Smoothies are easy to digest
  3. Smoothies contain many important nutrients.
  4. Smoothies can be used as an ingredient in homemade treats.
  5. Older or sick cats can eat a smoothie just fine.

Make Your Own Cat Smoothie: Recipes

The following applies to all of the following recipes:

Difficulty level: light
waste of time : 3-5 minutes
results in: about 200ml

Chop the fruit a little and mix all the ingredients in the blender until creamy, done. The core and skin of the apples do not need to be removed. The amount indicated will be too much for a meal be. Smoothies will keep for 3 days in the refrigerator and can also be frozen in ice cube trays.

Recipe 1 – Basic recipe

  • 100ml water
  • 1/2 handful of berries
  • 1 handful of leafy greens, such as lamb’s lettuce or romaine lettuce

Recipe 2 – Wild herb smoothie

  • 100ml water
  • 1/2 steamed or boiled carrot
  • 5 whole rose hips (fresh or dried), alternatively 1 g rose hip powder
  • 1 handful of wild herbs, eg nettle, borage, buckthorn, gout grass

Recipe 3 – Fish

  • 150ml water
  • 1 can of oil-free, unseasoned tuna
  • 1 handful of leafy greens
  • 1 teaspoon rosemary
  • Optional 1/4 apple or 1/ handful of berries

Recipe 4 – Meaty

  • 150ml water
  • 3 raw or cooked chicken hearts
  • 1 handful of leafy green vegetables, such as lettuce

Do Cats Really Need Smoothies?

Smoothies containing meat or fish can be especially convenient and helpful if your cat for health reasons chewing problems of food a.

need a cat not necessarily fruit in their diet. However, a smoothie can tasty change be, but the amount can be kept small. Too much fruit can promote diabetes in cats, so it’s best to Low sugar fruits to choose from, such as berries.

When it comes to vegetables or herbs, the situation is a bit different. For example, if the cat eats a mouse, its stomach will also contain green vegetables, which the cat benefits from. The amount of a cat smoothie should 5-10% of the total amount of food not exceed.

Discussing any dietary changes with your veterinarian is always a good idea.

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