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Is it considered homemade if . . .

Katherine EvansKatherine Evans Clinton, MOMember Posts: 105
edited 28 November, 2010 in Home Prepared Food & Recipes
You include store bought canned cat food in the recipe? I asked about this before in the raw section but lost track of the thread and never really saw any answers. What I would like to do is grind up whole mice, to start just mice, and add it with water to some store bought canned cat food. My goal would be to eventually offer my own raw blend to my cat Silver. I don't really want to add anything other than the mouse to start. Right now he is eating canned with added water so it would not be a big adjustment I don't think. Also if kept in a container with a well fitting lid how long should the mix keep in the fridge? I was thinking of making 6 meals worth at a time. (that would be 3 mice and 3 cans of food with about 2/3 cup of water) Silver's Mom


  • Elizabeth KElizabeth K ChicagoMember Posts: 11,036
    edited 28 November, 2010
    I would consider that "partial raw" rather than homemade. I would suggest grinding and freezing the mice separately in portion sizes, then just thawing the amount you need for the day or for two days at a time, and mixing it together the day you'll be using it.
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