oz can tuna (in oil)
Mix all ingredients well, kneading just to combine. On floured surface, roll out to 1/4 inch thickness. Cut into little squares or other shapes. Place on a greased baking sheet. Bake at 350 degrees for 25 - 30 minutes. Cool on wire rack. Store in the refrigerator in an airtight container.
H. Pitcairn, D.V.M., and Susan Hubble Pitcairn's
cup raw or cooked chicken or turkey with skin (or chuck, hamburger or heart)
Break up the poultry or meat only enough so you can mix in the bone meal and so your cat can manage it.
ration (in cups): small - 1/4 to 1/2; medium - 1/2 to 2/3; large - 3/4 to one.
60 percent protein - Use raw ground chuck, raw organic chicken or raw organic egg yolk; cooked egg white; tofu (only in small amounts); cooked chicken, turkey, lamb or beef (no cooked poultry bones)
20 percent vegetable - Use finely grated raw zucchini or carrot; finely chopped alfalfa sprouts; lightly steamed broccoli, carrot or corn; baked winter squash; Chinese broccoli in garlic sauce; a little yam or sweet potato
20 percent grain - Use soaked oat bran; cooked barley, millet, oat flakes, brown rice, teff, quinoa, amaranth, sweet corn, or mashed potato
each portion add:
a week, give each cat:
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A Vegetarian's Dilemma
a vegetarian, I would like to give a little introduction to the information provided
on diet. I believe that humans can have optimal health and happiness on a vegetarian
or vegan diet, however, our companion animals, cats in particular, do not fare
as well. Writing about the quality of meats in commercial foods, feeding raw,
etc., I felt an uncomfortable twinge when referring to other domestic animals
merely as meat. There is no easy answer to this question for me. If we continue
to keep omnivorous and carnivorous animals as companions, then a certain number
of cows, sheep, fish, pigs, goats, chickens and
In a perfect world, this would not be the case.
In a better world, only our animal companions would be eating meat, ending the cruel, environmentally hazardous and unhealthy practice of factory farming.