What flowers are safe for cats?

For some reason cats love to eat things.  Plastic bags, string, bows and especially flowers!  Your well intentioned loved ones, friends and family might buy you flowers and inadvertently introduce a deadly substance into your home!

Cat Eating Flowers

Here’s Bailey snacking on some Roses my husband brought home.  Luckily Roses are on the list of non poisonous  flowers.  Chew on Bailey!

Here are a couple of common, Non-Toxic plants:

  • African daisy
  • African violet
  • Alyssum
  • Bachelors buttons
  • Celosia
  • Common Snapdragon
  • Easter Daisy
  • Orchids
  • Peruvian lily, Brazilian lily
  • Rose

Common, Toxic plants:

  • Amaryllis
  • Autumn Crocus
  • Azaleas and Rhododendrons
  • Castor Bean
  • Chrysanthemum
  • Cyclamen
  • English Ivy
  • Kalanchoe
  • Lilies
  • Marijuana
  • Oleander
  • Peace Lily
  • Pothos
  • Sago Palm
  • Spanish thyme
  • Tulip and Narcissus bulbs
  • Yew

If you do receive flowers that are toxic to your pet, consider bringing them into to work to lighten up your office, your coworkers will be jealous :)

For a full list, visit: ASPCA Toxic and Non-Toxic Plants


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