Add to GuideAsk a Question

Frugal Cat Treats

Category Food
Sometimes you need help disguising your cat's medication, and don't want to spend a lot of money on special food for this purpose. This guide contains frugal cat treats.


Share on ThriftyFunThis guide contains the following solutions. Have something to add? Please share your solution!

November 12, 2007

When cookout season is over you most likely will find condiments and hot dogs marked down so it is definitely time to stock up! My cat (Omen) LOVES me to slice her a hot dog into her dish for a snack ! The cost of kitty treats is near $3 for a small pouch vs. a pack of hot dogs for 79 cents!

By Veronica from Sedalia, Missouri

Comment Was this helpful? Yes


Ask a QuestionHere are the questions asked by community members. Read on to see the answers provided by the ThriftyFun community or ask a new question.

By 0 found this helpful
September 18, 2009

Does anyone have a recipe for cat treats? I have to give one of my cats a pill every day and the purchased treats for this purpose are expensive.

By nancy mckendrick from east Detroit, MI


September 18, 20090 found this helpful

http://www.reci  rch&Searcht=

Reply Was this helpful? Yes
September 18, 20090 found this helpful

I use canned tuna; usually 5 cans for $4.00 and a can goes a long way. Make sure the pill soaks up some of the juice, so it tastes and smells like tuna. Usually half a teaspoon at a time is enough.

Reply Was this helpful? Yes
September 21, 20090 found this helpful

When I have to give one of my cats a pill, I grind the pill up and put it in canned food. At one time I had to do this so often I actually bought a mortar and pestle, but you can to it with the bottom of a glass.


I do have a recipe for cat treats at home, but they weren't that crazy about it. If you still want it, let me know and I will look it up.

Reply Was this helpful? Yes
March 26, 20100 found this helpful

I got tired of buying Temptations cat treats at $3 each. I decided to try to trick my cats by saving the empty bags and fill them up with The Goodlife Recipe cat food. Cats love it, but not for a steady diet. Feed them healthier cat food and a treat once or twice per day.

I bought a 16 lbs bag of this stuff for $14, and got a 5 gal bucket with a lid. This stuff will stay fresh for a long time. By doing this, I am spending about 2-3 per month instead of $3 per day or two for a bag of temptations for my 6 cats. Problem solved!

Reply Was this helpful? Yes
Answer this Question...
Related Content
Pets FoodDecember 21, 2013
Birthday Ideas!
Ask a Question
Share a Post
Better LivingBudget & FinanceBusiness and LegalComputersConsumer AdviceCraftsEducationEntertainmentFood and RecipesHealth & BeautyHolidays and PartiesHome and GardenMake Your OwnOrganizingParentingPetsPhotosTravel and RecreationWeddings
Desktop Page | View Mobile

Disclaimer | Privacy Policy | Contact Us

© 1997-2018 by Cumuli, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Published by ThriftyFun.

Generated 2018/09/07 22:35:29 in 2 secs. ⛅️️ ⚡️
Loading Something Awesome!