Cat-Friendly Flowers for your Home

cat friendly flowers for your home

Certain flowers and plants can be dangerous for your cat, but you can enjoy some cat-friendly flowers for your home without running the risk of poisoning your cat.

You can find here a list of cat-friendly flowers you can receive or buy for your home. 

cat friendly flowers for your home

Cat-Friendly Flowers for your Home 

Safe flowers for cats include: 

  • Roses 

To be safe, always buy the traditional Rosacea family roses.

But be careful, not all plants and flowers with the word rose are safe for cats. Flowers like Primrose, Christmas rose, desert rose, rosebay, are dangerous to your furry friend.

  • Gerbera Daisy

This colorful daisy is a pet-friendly flower you can enjoy if you have a cat. 

  • Alstroemeria 

Alstroemeria is not a traditional lily, which is extremely toxic to cats.

 You can enjoy a bouquet of Alstroemeria when you have cats around the house.  

  • Sunflower

There is nothing poisonous about this beautiful flower. This goes for both animals and humans.

  • Petunia

ASPCA listed Petunias as non-toxic flowers for pets.

 

cat friendly flowers for your home

 

Other gorgeous cat-friendly flowers for your home include: 

  • Aster
  • Orchid
  • Zinnia
  • Celosia
  • Marigolds
  • Violets 
cat friendly flowers for your home
Aster
cat friendly flowers for your home
Celosia
cat friendly flowers for your home
Orchid
Marigold
Zinnia
Violet

Useful Tips

Follow these tips to keep away some poisoning flowers from your cat.

  • Keep the plants and flowers out of the reach of your curious cat.
  • Please keep in mind that even the water used in flowers can cause problems. 
  • Avoid mixed flower bouquets when you have a cat. 
  • Tell your friends and family about cat-friendly flowers you’d love to receive.
  • Hang the flowers in hooks. 
  • Use a natural pet-repellent to keep your cat away from flowers and plants. 
  • Check ASPCA’s list to know about pet-friendly plants and flowers.

Some Toxic Flowers to keep away from your cat

  • Azalea
  • Birds of Paradise
  • Tulips
  • Daffodils
  • Iris
  • Poinsettia
  • Oleander
  • Narcissus
  • Wisteria

Common Symptoms of Plant Poisoning in Cats

Some early poisoning symptoms are: 

  • Agitation
  • Black or bloody stools
  • Bleeding gums
  • Dehydration
  • Depression
  • Drooling
  • Lethargy
  • Loss of appetite
  • Nosebleed
  • Uncontrollable urination or thirst
  • Vomiting

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