Having pets with plants can be challenging sometimes, some cats and dogs like to nipple on some leaves as it's natural for pets to crave for greens. This list contains the top 12 non-toxic common houseplants. These plants will add color and texture to your decor while keeping your cats and dogs safe and happy.
Just because a plant is non-toxic doesn't mean it won't cause a tummy ache so it's still best to avoid the temptation and place all houseplants out of reach because if your pet ever does chew on a plant it might cause health issues, make sure to watch closely for any signs of a negative reaction.
Calathea Insignis (Rattlesnake, SPP., lancifolia, Maranta, Miniature, Prayer Plant, Red Veined Prayer)
There are other pet-friendly plants that are not covered in this list, but these are common houseplants that you can find in many homes.
You can grow cat & dog grass to help satisfy their craving for greens and leave your other plants in peace.
If you believe that your animal is ill or may have ingested a poisonous substance, contact your local veterinarian.
Please note that the information contained in our plant list is not meant to be all-inclusive, but rather a compilation of the most frequently encountered plants. Individual plants may differ in appearance from the photos used on our listings. Please be sure to check the name of the plant to determine its toxicity.
For more information about toxic and non-toxic plants, visit aspca.org.
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