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8 Homemade Recipes for Cats

Homemade CBD treats for cats are a great choice because they give you complete control and ensure giving wholesome, healthy foods to your kitty.

Homemade CBD treats for cats are a great choice because they give you complete control and ensure that you are only giving wholesome, healthy foods to your kitty – and the exact amount of CBD that they need. Making treats at home for your cat is a way of showing your love for them. While they might not know the difference between a homemade and store-bought treat, you will!

How Much CBD Oil to Put in Homemade Cat Treats

You choose the strength of your CBD cat treat when you make it at home. You identify the appropriate amount of CBD oil for your cat; then you can decide if you want the treats to be your cat’s only daily CBD source, or if you want to make the treats a lower strength so you can give a few over the course of the day. Either way, your cat should take the same amount of CBD each day. Consistency is important with all wellness routines, especially CBD!

To decide how much CBD oil for cats to add to your recipe, take your desired treat strength (in milligrams) and multiply it by the number of CBD cat treats you want to make. The resulting number (in milligrams) is how much total CBD oil you need to put in your recipe. So if you want your treats to be 5 mg each, and you want to make 20 treats, you multiply 5 times 20 and get 100. This means you need to add 100 mg of CBD oil to your total recipe for the desired outcome.

What Else Goes in CBD Cat Treats?

The quality of the other ingredients in your cat treat is just as important as the quality of CBD oil. Some of the best mix-ins for CBD cat treats include catnip, bananas, and fish like salmon and tuna, which are full of protein and omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids.

Some ingredients are toxic to cats and should never be used – in homemade treats or otherwise. This includes grapes and raisins, which can cause kidney failure, vomiting, and hyperactivity; and alliums like onions, garlic, and shallots, which can cause anemia in cats.

If your kitty accidentally gets into one of these ingredients, contact your veterinarian or the ASPCA animal poison control hotline immediately.

Dairy should also be avoided or used sparingly, as some cats are lactose intolerant. Goat milk is often easier for cats to digest because it has a lower lactose content than cow’s milk, so goat cheese and goat milk yogurt are also an option for some cats.

(Pro tip: In any of the below recipes, you can substitute goat milk for water. Or, you can just freeze some goat milk with CBD oil in an ice tray for a simple frozen cat popsicle!)


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8 Delicious Recipes for Homemade CBD Cat Treats

Whether you’re looking for a super simple, no-bake recipe, a chilly treat for a summer day, or a baked CBD treat to knock your cat’s socks off, try one of these recipes.

  1. Goat Milk Drops with Cat CBD



  • Goat milk yogurt
  • Smooth canned cat food
  • CBD oil


The ratios of these ingredients are up to you – just get your dough to a good consistency. Mix everything, then use a spoon or your hands to drop little bites onto a parchment-lined baking sheet. Freeze until solid.

  1. CBD Frozen Banana Bites for Cats



  • 4 bananas, mashed
  • ¼ cup smooth cat food or tiny-morsel cat treats
  • CBD oil for cats


Mix all the ingredients. Place in a mold or ice tray and freeze overnight.

  1. CBD Salmon Popsicles for Cats



  • ½ cup salmon filet
  • ½ cup prawns with shells
  • Reserved water from boiling the salmon and prawns
  • ½ cup grated carrots
  • A few tiny treats or bites of kibble
  • CBD oil


Boil the salmon and prawns in water for just a few minutes and then remove the seafood with a slotted spoon. Add the CBD oil to the reserved water and stir. Using a popsicle mold, layer the seafood mixture, followed by some grated carrot, then some dry kibble in each mold. Fill the mold with the reserved water and freeze overnight.

  1. Cheesy CBD Cat Crackers



  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese (cheddar is a relatively low-lactose cheese, making it a good fit for cats)
  • ¼ cup yogurt or goat milk yogurt
  • ¾ cup flour
  • ¼ cup cornmeal
  • ¼ cup water or goat milk
  • CBD oil


Combine cheese, yogurt, and CBD oil, followed by dry ingredients (flour and cornmeal). Add goat milk gradually, a spoonful at a time, until you have a workable dough. Roll out the dough to a quarter-inch thickness and cut out squares about an inch across. Bake in a 350-degree oven for about 25 minutes. If you use a cookie-cutter of some kind, you might need to adapt the cooking time.

  1. Carrot and Catnip CBD Bites



  • 1 tbsp coconut oil
  • ⅔ cup flour
  • ½ tbsp dried catnip
  • ¼ cup shredded carrot
  • 1 egg white
  • CBD oil
  • Water


Mix all ingredients into a dough. Add additional flour or water as needed to get the dough to a rollable consistency, then roll it out to about an inch thickness. You can use cookie cutters or a knife to cut out shapes, but try to make them uniform to ensure each has the same amount of CBD. Alternatively, you can drizzle individual portions of CBD on each cut-out bite before baking. Bake in a 375-degree oven for about 15 minutes, depending on the size of your bites and how crunchy you want them.

  1. Purr-fect Potato Cat CBD Treats



  • 2 cans of protein (can use a mix of tuna, salmon, and/or chicken)
  • ½ cup sweet potato, cooked, peeled, and mashed
  • 1 small white potato, cooked, peeled, and mashed
  • CBD oil


Mix all ingredients and roll into balls. Place in the refrigerator for about 20 minutes to firm up.

  1. Basic No-Bake CBD Cat Treats



  • 1 can tuna, salmon, or chicken
  • ¼ cup dry cat food
  • 2-4 tbsp catnip, depending on the size of treats
  • 1 tbsp mayonnaise
  • CBD oil for cats


Combine all ingredients in a bowl and roll into balls. Refrigerate until firm.

  1. No-Bake CBD Pumpkin Bites



  • 1 cup drained pureed pumpkin (not pumpkin pie filling – it should have no added salt or sugar)
  • ¼ cup shredded turkey or chicken (skinless and boneless)
  • CBD oil


Combine all ingredients in a bowl and roll into balls. Refrigerate until firm.

Try Something New With Your CBD Cat Treats

Making CBD cat treats at home is meant to be a fun way for you to show your love for your favorite feline – so enjoy yourself! Try new flavors that your kitty might like. Cut the treats into fun shapes. Include the whole family in cat-treat-making time!