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Learn how to cook for both you and your feline friend

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By Krista Rogers, RocketNews24

“Cooking school for my cat and me”? Sounds like a dream come true for ailurophiles (cat lovers) the world over!

ABC Cooking Studio, a popular chain of cooking schools across Japan, has recently teamed up with MonPetit, a brand of gourmet cat food under the Purina label, to offer cooking lessons on how to craft the perfect meal which can be eaten by both you and your cat! With four special recipes to learn, this is the ultimate chance to pamper your adorable kitty and to partake of a top-quality meal together.

Japan’s ABC Cooking Studios will begin taking reservations on May 1 for their special “Cooking School for My Cat and Me” lessons. In these classes, you’ll learn how to cook a meal composed of four appetizing dishes that both you and your cat can enjoy together.

All four of the recipes (which are already listed on the official site, along with preparation methods and caloric intake information) use common base ingredients that are found in MonPetit’s line of cat food. In fact, the brand itself already includes over 100 quality cat food products, boasting everything from kitty appetizers to desserts.

To give you a better sense of that incredible variety, just check out how happy this cat is to be waited on by 100 chefs in the video of the 2015 MonPetit commercial below.

If you live in Japan and you’ve got a hankering to try out the cooking classes, you can use this handy search tool on the ABC Cooking Studio website to look up the nearest studio location to you either by using the drop-down prefecture menu or by inputting a specific address.

But wait, don’t hack up a hairball yet, because there’s more to this whole shebang. MonPetit is also holding a separate series of four promotions over the rest of this year which will eventually result in the creation of a new cat food to go on sale in spring 2016.

While the full details surrounding the final three promotions haven’t yet been revealed, the first consists of a poll to determine the most popular ingredients loved by cats nationwide. MonPetit members can visit the website here until May 31 to cast a vote for their cat’s favorite food out of a list of ingredients. Future polls will ask voters about their cats’ favorite food preparation methods and dish toppings, with the most popular combination of all of these factors then being combined into the new cat food product.

With so many trifling ways to spoil your feline pet on an everyday basis, why not be bold and take advantage of ABC Cooking Studio and MonPetit’s latest collaboration to learn how to cook a spectacular meal for two? Bon appétit!

Sources: ABC Cooking Studio, MonPetit

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Japan’s ABC Cooking Studios will begin taking reservations on May 1 for their special “Cooking School for My Cat and Me” lessons.

-and people actually will sign up for it? What a scam.

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@Wc626

I know I would if I could. Don't knock it till you've tried it. Some of us are serious cat-lovers. Besides, what do you care what the rest of us want to do with our money? Does it affect you in any way? Didn't think so. =^-^=

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@wc626

It seems you don't realize how people in Japan are lonely and have an only cat for companion, cooking for yourself can be boring or a waste (some people don't know how to cook for only 1 person, so sometimes they cook too much and it goes to waste), the feeling is different when you cook for someone else or you expect to share a dinner with somebody, which in this case it is usually the best personal therapist you will have: a cat.

But not all human food is edible by cats, so the premise to learn to cook dishes that you and your cat can eat safely is valid, you know that if you share a can of tuna with your cat it has to be washed (to remove salt) and then add a couple of olive oil drops so your cat doesn't get an upset stomach?, or that you can't actually give milk to an adult cat because the get lactose intolerant overtime?

So don't pick on cat lover!!! I am one of them, but since I don't like cooking, doesn't mean that I don't appreciate the effort of ABC Cooking Studios.

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You don't have to be lonely to love a cat.....

My cat and I have completely different culinary tastes, so I will not be sharing a meal with her any time soon.

The dog is more than happy to lick her bowl sparkling clean after she's finished eating, though.

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