Chicken for cats

Cooking Chicken For Cats

Learn how to safely cook chicken that your cat will love.

Avoid overfeeding your cat

Avoid overfeeding your cat


Remove All Bones

Or cook with boneless chicken. Why?

  • Cats can choke on bones.
  • Splintering can cause internal lacerations.
  • Bones can become an obstruction in the digestive system.

Bland Is Best

When preparing chicken for your cat, avoid adding things that may cause medical problems.


These foods are harmful to cats in any form - raw, cooked, dehydrated or powder so avoid any broth that lists these as ingredients.  

Cats should NOT eat raw meat.

Cats should NOT eat raw meat.


Trim The Fat

Both cooked and uncooked fat can upset your cat's stomach, causing vomit and diarrhea.

Boil The Chicken

  1. Place raw chicken in a pot with enough water to cover the meat. 
  2. Cook the meat on medium-high heat until the meat is no longer pink inside.
  3. Remove chicken from the water and let stand to cool.
  4. Shred meat before serving to your cat. 
  5. Store left over chicken in the refrigerator for up to 3 days. 

chicken can be a good treat or meal supplement for your cat. before making big changes to your pet's diet you should speak to your vet.

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