How To Make Frozen Treats For Cats: 4 Recipes Included

Are you looking for some new tasty treats for your cat? Have you considered frozen treats? These can be great for cats for various reasons. They can help with hydration as cats don’t drink lots of water. They also help keep your cats happy and entertained. Therefore, today I’ll be showing you how to make frozen treats for cats.

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Ready to start serving your cat frozen treats? There are several ways to go about preparing frozen treats. However, as it is with feeding your cat any food, there are factors to consider to avoid doing anything wrong. But first of all, let’s find out if your pet would enjoy frozen treats. 


Do Cats Love Frozen Treats 

Cats do love frozen treats, although this isn’t general. The feel of ice on the tongue is appealing to most cats because of the chill it brings. Some cats would even enjoy feeling it with their paws. is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to Please note as an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. However all the information provided on this site are my own honest opinions.

Your pet will love frozen treats even more on a hot day or summer day especially when you notice your pet is uncomfortable with the weather. If your cat is one of the cat breeds with thick fur, they’ll feel the heat more, and then frozen treats become a cooling relief to your cat. 

It isn’t advisable to feed your cat regular ice cream. Cats do not digest milk properly, so giving your cat your ice cream will cause your cat a stomach upset, at the least. 

If you must feed your cat frozen treats, you have to make it yourself. There are several DIY frozen treats you can make for your cat from the comfort of your home. Check out some very simple ones below;


Tuna/Salmon Frozen Treat For Pets

Salmon Frozen Treats For Cats
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According to various experts, tuna helps improve cats’ skin and coat health. It supplies the body with essential omega-3 acids. 

The same applies to salmon, so a tuna/salmon frozen treat is one of the healthiest you can give your pet. 

To make this cat frozen treat, you will need;

  • Tuna or salmon 
  • A bowl or food mixer 
  • Water 
  • Ice cube tray 


How To Prepare Our Salmon Frozen Treats For Cats

Here’s how to prepare;

  • Pour a can of tuna or salmon into the bowl or food mixer.
  • Add ½ cup of water. 
  • Mix the tuna or salmon and water. For best results, you should mix using a food mixer or blender. 
  • Pour the mixture into a Ziploc bag and make a tiny hole at the corner of the bag. 
  • Fill the mixture from the Ziploc bag into an ice cube tray. The Ziploc bag should serve as a pipette for filling the cubes.
  • Put the tray in a freezer and leave it overnight or remove it after 3 to 4 hours. 


Catnip Ice Cubes Treats

Catnip frozen ice cube treats for cats
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Simple ice cubes could also be ideal frozen treats to give your cat. They are quite easy to make, and you’ll be needing; 

  • Catnip (dried)
  • Water
  • Ice cube tray 


How To Prepare The Cat Treat Catnip For Cats

Here’s how to prepare; 

  • Boil a large quantity of water, suitable enough to fill the ice cube tray. 
  • Add a full teaspoon of catnip for every 250ml of water. Approximately, each ice cube takes 38.7 ml.
  • Stir thoroughly 
  • Pour the stirred mixture into the ice cube tray. 
  • Put the tray in a freezer and leave it overnight or remove it after 3 to 4 hours. 


Cat Milk Frozen Treats

There is cat-friendly milk your pet can consume without having stomach problems, amongst others. With these, you can make tasty milk frozen treats. You’ll be needing;

  • Cat milk
  • Wet cat food 
  • Plastic sandwich bag
  • Ice cubes 
  • Gallon bag 
  • Rock salt or kosher 


How To Prepare Our Special Cat Milk Treat

Here’s how to prepare this cat milk treat;

  • Pour the milk into the plastic sandwich back. 
  • Add ½ can of wet cat food. 
  • Stir seal tightly, and double the bag 
  • Pour some ice cubes into the gallon bag. 
  • Put the plastic sandwich bag containing the mixture into the gallon bag.
  • Add some kosher or rock salty. 
  • Roll the bag around for up to 15 minutes 
  • Remove the plastic sandwich bag. 


Banana Frozen Treats 

Banana freezer treats for cats
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This treat is only ideal if your pet loves fruits. Banana does have several health benefits to cats but, most of the nutrients are regulars that they’ll get from cat foods. 

Nevertheless, to make this iced frozen treat with Bananas, you’ll need;

  • Bananas
  • Kibble (optional)
  • Ice cube tray


How To Prepare Banana Frozen Treats For Cats

Here’s how to prepare these special delicious treats for cats; 

  • Purée the bananas
  • Fill them in the ice cube tray.
  • Add some kibble pieces if you’ll like the treatment to be crunchy. 
  • Put the tray in a freezer and leave it overnight or remove it after 3 to 4 hours if you are short on time.

See more tips on making homemade ice cream treats for your cat in the video below.


I believe with the instructions detailed above; you now know how to make frozen treats for cats. Giving your cat treats is one of the ways you can make a cat love you more as cats love tasty treats. Always resist giving your pet your ice creams as they contain cow milk and make these DIY frozen treats for your cat instead.

They are easy to make as the ingredients you’ll need are readily accessible at home, and preparation takes just a few minutes. 

In the article, ice cube trays are used in most recipes, but you can be creative with the treats’ shape and design if you have alternatives. Don’t forget to share this frozen treats post with all your friends.

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