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A List of Non-Toxic Plants/Flowers????

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Hey everyone. I was pondering over this yesterday and decided I would consult tcs members about this! I have a huge list of plants/flowers that are toxic to cats and I would really appreciate a list/link to plants/flowers that are kitty friendly and non toxic (if this even exists)! The only plant I have ever had around my cats are roses... Yes they finick with them but no consumption or ingestion has occured! I already know what isn't safe and now I need to know what is?????
post #2 of 9
Cat grass mixes contain oat, barley, and wheat grass seeds.
Cat Thyme
Oat Grass

- African violet (Saintpaulia)-
- Aluminum plant
- Any of the true ferns (Boston fern, maidenhair, etc.)
- Cacti (but make sure they are real cacti, not just a succulent)
- Coleus
- Common geranium (Pelargonium)
- Gloxinia (Sinningia)
- Goldfish plant (Hypoestes)
- Grape ivy (Cissus)
- Hanging African Violet (Episcia)
- Lipstick vine (Aeschynanthus)
- Miniature roses
- Pepperomia
- Prayer plant (Maranta)
- Shrimp plant (Beleperone guttata)
- Spider plant (Chlorophytum)
- Swedish Ivy (Plectranthus)
- Sweet potatoes (Ipomoea)
- Variegated philodendron leaf peperomia
- Wandering jew (Zebrina)
- Wax begonias (Begonia semperflorens)
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Alyssum, Basil, Bamboo, Begonia, Buddleia (Butterfly Bush), Calendula, Catmint (Nepetafaassenii), Chamomile, Coriander, Cosmos, Cress, Dahlia, Dianthus(Pinks), Dill, Dorotheanthus(Iceplant), Forget-me-not, Heliotrope, Hollyhock, Hyssop, Impatiens, Lavander, Lettuce, Lovage, Marum (Cat-Thyme), Miniature Rose, Mint, Pansy, Parsley, Parlorpalm, Rose, Rosemary, ShastaDaisy, Snapdragon, Spearmint, Spiderplant, Sunflower, Tarragon, Thyme, Umbrellaplant, Verbascum, Violet

*Please note that although some plants are not are not reported to have harmful effects to cats even non-toxic plant material eaten in excess can cause symptoms such as vomiting, depression, or diarrhoea but are generally mild and self-limiting and often do not require any treatment.
post #4 of 9
Thread Starter 
Thank you... That was very informative I will have to do some research!
post #5 of 9
Some are even considered delicasies to cats. The two I know of are the spider plant and the pony tail palm. I can't have a spider plant in my house because it'll be eaten to down to nubs with in weeks!
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Here is the ASPCA's list of non-toxic plants:
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Thread Starter 
Thanks everyone!!!!!
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German chamomile is non-toxic to cats (Roman chamomile is toxic).

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