Real Food for Cats (Paperback)

50 Vet-Approved Recipes to Please the Feline Gastronome

By Patti Delmonte, Anne Davis (Illustrator)

Storey Publishing, LLC, 9781580174091, 128pp.

Publication Date: October 1, 2001

List Price: 10.95*
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Kitties deserve to dine in style, too! This collection of 50 simple, veterinarian-approved recipes will have your cat rubbing your ankles faster than you can say “can opener.” Each easy-to-make meal is nutritionally balanced and emphasizes all-natural ingredients; a few are even designed to satisfy both the cats and the people in your household. Patti Delmonte considers any individual needs or dietary restrictions your furry friend might have, including diabetes and impaired kidney function. Keep your cat healthy and happy with delicious gourmet meals. 

About the Author

Patti Delmonte was inspired to create a feline cookbook by the antics of her six adopted cats. She designs ceramics and other commercial products featuring cats, dogs, and kids, and she has illustrated six children’s books. She lives in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

Anne Davis is an award-winning artist whose illustrations adorn the greeting cards produced by her company, Anne Made Cards. Davis's special relationship with animals inspires her art, and her commissioned animal portraits appear in many private collections.

Praise For Real Food for Cats: 50 Vet-Approved Recipes to Please the Feline Gastronome

“…homemade alternatives to commercial foods for pampered pets and their doting owners.” –Detroit News


“Whimsical illustrations by Anne Davis, tips about hairballs and other animal oddities, plus some tempting double-whammy recipes, make these a palatable gift option for the pet-owner on your list who has everything.” –Detroit News


“[Real Food for Cats] makes culinary art of cat food.” – Ann Patterson, Spartanburg Herald-Journal (SC)


“Delmonte includes several recipes the family can share with their pets.” -- Ann Patterson, Spartanburg Herald-Journal (SC)


“…pampering pets with home-cooked meals is a growing trend.” – Rockland Journal News, Nyack, NY, and Central Journal News, White Plains, NY


“Does kitty come running as soon as you open a can of tuna? Don’t worry – people food isn’t necessarily bad for them.” – Rockland Journal News, Nyack, NY, and Central Journal News, White Plains, NY


“…a plethora of recipes for doting pet owners to whip up for their pets.” – Suzanne Hively, Plain Dealer, Cleveland, OH.


“For the person who is so devoted he is likely to cook for his pet…” – Jan Uebelherr, Journal Sentinel, Milwaukee, WI


“…perfect for the pet lovers on your holiday list.” – Heather McPherson, Sentinel, Orlando, FL