The Cat Gardener – Safe Plants for Your Kitty to Enjoy
Thousands of cats will join the millions of cats already in shelters across the country this summer.. That means your local shelter has tons of cute, cuddly kittens, mellow, older cats and everything in between. If you are looking to add a loving pet to your life, think about a cat.
The must have is catnip. I always plant a few, but it is a hardy plant and does spread. You can fill in your garden with a great number of choices. Wheat or barley grass is an important one to include, it is great or your cat to nibble on to help in digestion. Then add some amazing color, with flowering herbs. Bee balm, lavender and thyme are safe choices. Then use some snapdragons and cockscomb to shape an eye appealing garden for you.
A helpful tip: Place a litter box behind the plants out of sight. This will prevent your cat from peeping on the plants, which will kill the
If your kitty lives inside full time, consider planting a container garden for them to enjoy. You should avoid lilies, azaleas, potatoes, tomatoes, eggplants, paprika, ivy, chrysanthemums, fig, mistletoe, daffodils, and marigolds.
All can be toxic for your cat. Make sure that you do a little research to be on the safe side.
Don’t use chemical pesticides on the plants for your cat.