Safer House Plants
Here are some indoor plants that homeowners can safely use.
They are non-toxic to dogs and cats.
African Violet (Saintpaulia) – These tropical plants are native to East Africa.
Swedish Ivy (Plectranthus verticillatus) – This plant is perfect for hanging baskets.
Is Gloxinia poisonous to cats?
Gloxinia. Sinningia speciosa plants are popular gift plants, especially around holidays like Valentine’s Day and Mother’s Day. If you receive one of these gorgeous bloomers, you won’t need to worry about it harming your cat or dog.27 Jun 2019
Are Cactus toxic to cats?
Euphorbia. Many succulents in the euphorbia genus, such as the pencil cactus and crown of thorns, are known to be poisonous to both cats and dogs, says Dr.17 May 2019
Are palm plants toxic to cats?
Also known as the coontie palm, or the cardboard palm, the sago palm is an extremely poisonous plant to cats. When ingested, it can cause bloody vomiting and diarrhea, bleeding disorders, liver failure, and death.
Which houseplants are poisonous for cats?
Other common plants that are toxic to cats include:
- Croton (Joseph’s Coat)
- Caladium (Elephant Ear)
- Dieffenbachia (Dumb Cane)
- Ficus (rubber plants, weeping and variegated fig plants)
- Monstera (Swiss Cheese Plant)
15 Nov 2019
What things are poisonous to cats?
Here’s a look at some of the most toxic foods for cats.
- Onions and Garlic.
- Raw Eggs, Raw Meat & Bones.
- Chocolate and Caffeinated Drinks.
- Alcohol and Raw Dough.
- Milk and Dairy Products.
- Grapes and Raisins.
- Dog Food.
- Preventing Cats from Eating Dangerous Foods.
30 Oct 2019
Is lavender plants safe for cats?
Is Lavender Poisonous to Cats? The lavender plant in its natural form will not poison your cat if ingested in small quantities. Keep products such as essential oils made from lavender away from your cat because these could make your pet ill. Lavender plants have a variety of medicinal uses for humans and animals.
Will cats eat succulents?
Most succulents are completely harmless to animals, though there are a few varieties that are mildly toxic and can cause temporary digestive distress. While we certainly don’t recommend letting animals eat your succulents, most species pose no risk to cats and dogs and are safe to grow around pets.
Which succulents are toxic to cats?
Toxic Succulents for Pets
- Jade Plant (Crassula argentea)
- Aloe (Aloe vera)
- Fiddle Leaf (Philodendron bipennifolium)
- Snake Plant (Sansevieria trifasciata)
Is Aloe toxic to cats?
Although considered a medicinal plant for humans, aloe vera’s level of toxicity is mild to moderate for cats and dogs. Vomiting, diarrhoea, lethargy, depression, anorexia, tremors, change in urine colour.13 Sep 2018