The S's are spoiled rotten. As in Stanley and Simon. Well, if you asked them, being locked in the bathroom all day (because he pees on things sometimes) and not going to the vet when clearly you should (his eye and leg both healed) doesn't a spoiled cat make. But, even after all their life hardships, S & S get homemade food now. I was talked into it at the pet store.
One day I traipsed through the pet store door and explained that my cats both had urinary tract infections (only one got to go to the vet) and meds weren't helping the problem. I said that I didn't want to put them on special diet food because that stuff was made mostly of grains which is not what cats digest easily. The pet store lady told me that her cats and all the staffs' cats were on a raw diet. Of course, the store sold some stuff but she told me how to make my own and that it was cheaper. It was worth a shot.
So, I ordered 14 lbs of ground rabbit (whole rabbit, minus fur) online. I bought a butt load of vitamins to put in the mix and I made a batch of food. It was super easy and only a little scary realizing I was working with raw meat. (It doesn't gross me out by the way, it is what cats are supposed to be eating.)
I always make a big batch and freeze jars of it (after measuring it out into 2 day jars). It works great. In fact, I am going to make some more today. Today's menu will be chicken with liver. Delish!