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If you are a cat owner, you know how important it is to provide your cat with the best food possible. The holidays are a time to celebrate and enjoy delicious treats. The following are some great holiday treats for your cat this Christmas.

1. Tuna Treats

Tuna is one of the most popular treats for cats because it is packed with protein and vitamins and is very affordable. Mixing tuna with rice or other dry ingredients can also make your own tuna treats. Tuna melts are also a great option to take your cat’s meal to the next level.

2. Catnip Treats

Cats love catnip, which is why it is so popular during the holidays. Catnip can be found in many forms, including in toys, sprays, and even tea leaves. You can also buy special treats that contain catnip. These are great for rewarding good behavior or giving them a treat every once in a while!

3. Cranberry Treats

delectable cranberry cat treats for christmas in a container

These are great holiday treats for cats because they’re healthy, low in calories, and won’t ruin your budget. They are a great source of antioxidants and contain vitamins A, C, and E as well as dietary fiber. They contain an enzyme called peroxidase that helps cleanse the urinary tract. This makes them a great addition to your cat’s diet during the holidays when he/she may be exposed to more stress than usual due to travel or new people in her environment. They also contain potassium and calcium, which help prevent kidney stones, and are low-calorie, so you don’t have to worry about spoiling your cat’s diet during the holidays.

4. Peppermint Candy Canes

Peppermint candy canes make an excellent treat for cats because they contain menthol which helps soothe their stomachs and makes them feel better if they have upset tummies from all of the holiday cookies and junk food floating around this season. Peppermint is also known for its anti-inflammatory properties, which makes it good for soothing any sore muscles or joints your cat may be feeling from playing with all of those new toys Santa brought him (or her!).

EDITOR’S NOTE: Consult your veterinarian before providing any peppermint products to your cat. Peppermint oil is toxic to cats. Please ensure any treats you feed your cat do not contain peppermint oil. According to “Fortunately, most of the candy canes today are not made with peppermint oil, which can make a pet quite ill. Instead, they’re made with peppermint flavoring, which at worst would cause mild GI upset for your dog or cat if consumed in large quantities.”

5. Turkey Treats

Dry cat food on a white background for adult cats with turkey flavor

Turkey is one of the most popular meats to serve during the holidays, so why not give your cat some turkey too? It is a great source of protein and can be used as a base for many different recipes. This recipe uses ground turkey as the main ingredient and adds some additional flavor in the form of gravy powder and pumpkin pie spice. Turkey can also be used as a meaty addition to any other treat recipe — mix it in with your favorite dry food before adding water or broth.

One of the best ways to keep your cat safe and happy during the holidays is to make sure you have a backup plan in case you’re busy and can’t take care of your cat or dog for a walk. We are here to help! At Make My Day Please, we offer a variety of services to keep your furry loved ones healthy, happy, and safe while you’re away.