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DSCF6215 Wheat Grass Snack

DSCF6215 Wheat Grass Snack

Cats like wheat grass and pet stores sell kits to grow it. I bought wheat berries at the supermarket, soaked about 1/4 cup in a Mason Jar overnight, drained it, set the jar on its side with the bottom elevated so it could drain and placed it on a kitchen counter. I rinsed off the berries once a day. When the sprouts were about an inch tall I took the block of seedlings out of the jar and just laid it on top of a pot on my deck. You can get a lid to screw on a wide-mouth Mason jar here: or you can put cheesecloth over the opening. It really took off then and I cut off a few inches each day to give to the kitties.

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Rachel Pennington15-Sep-2009 00:32
Fascinating! I did not know that cats enjoyed grass, too.
Jeannie31-Aug-2009 20:01
good cat at work shot
Judith Barnett30-Aug-2009 15:25
I guess it grows much ike bean sprouts which I have done. My cats go outside and eat grass and then throw up sometimes so I could never give it to them in the house.