It does not take much to nourish our beloved four-legged friends, without spending a fortune on croquettes and tins. Such as? Just prepare their food at home: with a pinch of imagination and the right recipe, it all becomes a game to prepare many tasty and above all healthy and nutritious bowls.

Cat food

Image: Non sprecare

Here is a recipe for preparing homemade food for our four-legged friends and all the information on foods that our cats do not have to eat because they are harmful to their health:


  • 70gr lean meat
  • 50gr of rice
  • 15gr of carrots
  • 1.5gr of olive oil


All the ingredients must be cooked. The ration should be administered in at least 2 meals a day (better 3). Do not forget to always leave a small bowl of fresh and clean water available to the cat.

Now, some useful information on what to avoid absolutely to safeguard the health of our beloved feline:
  • Avocado (contains Persin, a very toxic and dangerous substance for cats.Also avoid that the cat comes into contact with the shell of the avocado)
  • Alcohol (wine and beer, spirits)
  • Garlic (it is not harmful only in small doses)
  • Raw egg
  • Coffee (both liquid and in grains: caffeine acts as a diuretic causing dehydration)
  • Fried foods
  • Spicy, peppery and spicy foods
  • Cabbages
  • Pork, chicken and raw turkey: the only meat that the cat can eat raw is beef or veal.
  • Chocolate (of all types and in all shapes). Contains theobromine, lethal for dogs and cats (dark chocolate is more dangerous because just a few grams are enough to poison a cat or dog.The symptoms can vary from general malaise, loss of appetite, diarrhea, up to coma)
  • Fatty foods (eg cured meats)
  • Candies
  • Cold food of the refrigerator (it is always recommended to heat the food or supply it to the cat at room temperature)
  • Dog food (has components other than those needed to feed a cat)
  • Food spoiled or expired
  • Onion
  • Desserts
  • Unidentified or inedible mushrooms for humans
  • Leaves and sprouts of potato, but even the same potato is better to avoid it
  • Seasoned cheeses (better to opt for fresh cheeses or poorly seasoned Parmesan cheese)
  • Rhubarb leaves
  • Tomato leaves and sprouts
  • Pork offal (liver, lungs and kidney) may contain Pseudorabbia herpesvirus
  • Yeast for bread (in excessive doses)
  • Milk (the cats, once adults, become lactose intolerant.Also avoid the cream)
  • almonds
  • Macadamia nuts
  • Olive
  • Products sweetened with xylitol (candy without sugar, etc.)
  • Raw fish
  • Raw potato
  • salt
  • Mustard (especially the seeds)
  • Fish waste (like bones)
  • Poultry waste (such as bone or cartilage)
  • Grapes and raisins