Tuna Cookies for Cats

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Intro: Tuna Cookies for Cats

My cats love these cookies... you'll have to find a save place to store them!

Step 1: Ingredients

1 egg
2 cups all purpose flour
1 small can tuna
1 tablespoon sunflower oil
1 tablespoon parsley

Step 2: The Dough

Mix all ingredients. Roll small balls of dough. Place the small balls on a baking tray.

Step 3: Bake

Bake the cookies in your oven at 200 degrees celsius ( 400 fahrenheit) for 20 minutes. Cool down.

Step 4: Storage

Keep them out of reach of your cat...

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32 Discussions

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3barton

2 years ago

can i subtitute sunflower oil with palm oil or margarine/butter?

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JamesW113

2 years ago

My cat liked them but my dogs liked them more LOL?

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JamesW113

2 years ago

My cat liked them but I could tell my dogs liked them more LOL ?

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fborile

4 years ago

Hi !

We tried your recipe but the balls were hard as stone (even the dog could not eat them). We used olive oil instead of the sunflower oil, is it because of that ?

Thanks xxx

*Whasawa, semper patris*

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BethVfborile

Reply 3 years ago on Introduction

Maybe they were over-mixed. Developing the gluten too much will lead to tough, not tender, baked goods. I don't think it was the substitution; I use olive oil all the time in bread doughs like this and it doesn't drastically change the texture.

@Madame_soleil : About how long do you mix the dough in this recipe, and what's the texture supposed to be like for the properly developed dough (smooth and satiny, or more shaggy/rough-looking like a drop biscuit)?

I have a fluffy Maine Coon mix who absolutely loves tuna, but she only gets it as a treat because of the fat content (perfectly fine for our bodies, but not so much for hers). I plan on making these for her as a Christmas present.

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madame_soleilBethV

Reply 2 years ago

I just mix them with a spoon by hand, not for to long.

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madame_soleilfborile

Reply 4 years ago

They have to be soft; almost like bread... I never use olive oil; maybe that is the reason.

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أحمد

3 years ago

My cats eat them without cooking.
Sorry for my english.

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southern_belle

4 years ago

I just have a question: will my cat me 100% safe if he eats these? I'm not sure if cats can have eggs and flour. If u know, can u please tell as soon as possible? Thanks

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SneakyZephyr7

4 years ago

My kitty didn't want anything to do with them.. :(

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Trollgunn

4 years ago on Introduction

I am going to have to try this on my cats. Are you using tuna in brine or oil?

I am curious as to why you added parsley, though?

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catlily

4 years ago

My cat loves them and he almost found where I kept them!

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I have to make them, my cat is in love with tuna! and me too :) they look really good!

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pdxwildchild

4 years ago on Introduction

Awesome recipe ! How long do they stay edible in sealed container?

...n thanks for sharing!

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honeybell87

4 years ago

this is not related to your awesome recipe but what kind of cat is that?

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Allie_Cat

4 years ago

I'm going to make these as soon as I can go get some tuna! Does anyone know if you can use olive oil in these?

chriswooten57, you are AWESOME...I love cats and I respect you tremendously for your efforts in rescuing cats off the streets!

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ekiessling

4 years ago

You could probably use chick pea flour I think.