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5 Homemade Cat Cake Recipes (Vet Approved)

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What’s more festive or celebratory than a decadent cake? We can’t imagine a birthday or holiday without one and sharing these moments with our cats shouldn’t be an exception! For dedicated cat owners, we figured it was time we whip up an irresistible dessert fitting for any feline. These may not be your average cakes as our cats don’t appreciate sweets quite as much as we do, but rest assured, each of these will be a hit with your cat at every holiday or birthday!

While these cakes are delicious, they are only meant to be offered on special occasions. Many cats have a sensitivity to wheat, so we recommend substituting wheat flour for rice flour to avoid this problem and lower the number of carbohydrates. In this case, add an additional egg white to the recipe to help the cake bind together and this will add to the protein content of the cake, making it even more catillicious for your little carnivore!

Learn how to make cat cakes with these simple recipes!

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1. Easy & Impressive Tuna Cat Cake

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Easy Tuna Cat Cake

Whip up a simple, nutritious cake for your cat using just four ingredients: tuna, flour, eggs, and cheese! Take this cake over the top with a unique garnish that your cat will adore. This easy cat birthday cake resembles more of a kitty cupcake than a cake! Not only will this recipe be an absolute hit with its main ingredient being tuna, but the icing on the cake is a shrimp topper!
4.41 from 5 votes
Prep Time 6 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 21 mins
Servings 2 cakes


  • Oven
  • Bowl
  • Cooling rack
  • Cupcake tray


  • 1 can tuna drained
  • 2 tbsp flour
  • 1 pinch shredded cheese
  • 1 egg white
  • Whole shrimp optional garnish


  • Preheat your oven to 350 F.
  • Mix all of the ingredients together.
  • Pour the mixture into your cupcake tray. Make sure you don't fill over 2/3 of the way.
  • Bake for 15 minutes.
  • Let cool on a wire cooling rack.
  • Garnish with whole shrimp (peeled) or your cat's favorite treats!


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Keyword cat cakes, cat food recipes, cats, tuna, tuna cat cake
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2. Tuna & Cheese Cake

What’s the one thing that could possibly make tuna even better? Cheese of course! This simple 4 ingredient recipe is purrfect for any occasion!

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3. Tuna, Chicken & Sweet Potato Cake with Mashed Potato Frosting

If you are looking to serve your cat a 5-star treat—a true work of art—this is the cat cake recipe for you. This cat birthday cake recipe includes all of their favorites and combines them into a savory treat that might have you considering serving this as the main course.

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4. Seafood Cake

If your cat is anything like ours, you know they are all for the seafood diet—when they see food, they eat it. Preparing this deep-sea delight is an excellent choice for the most special of kitty holidays!

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5. Salmon Cat Cake

Adorable and pink, your cat will be drawn in by the color, and stay for the hearty flavor!


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Celebrating your cat is one of the most rewarding and fun things we as pet owners can do. Watching the joy and hearing the purrs is true feline bliss! Hopefully, you had fun learning how to make cat cakes with our go-to recipes. We doubt you’ll be able to finish singing your cat a rendition of the birthday song before they are ready to dive in. Remember to blow out and remove any candles before serving!

Looking for more great recipes for your feline? Check these out!

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