When your animals are your family, keeping them safe is a top priority. One way to watch over them is to choose pet-friendly houseplants for your home. Nontoxic plants are a great way to add color and texture to your decor while keeping your furry friends safe. We’ve rounded up a list of indoor plants safe for cats and dogs.
Pet-Friendly Plants: A Word of Caution
While there are a number of plants that are technically safe for cats and dogs, it’s best to eliminate temptation and place all houseplants out of reach. It will save you from cleaning up a mess, plus prevent possible tummy aches and digestive problems in your pets. If your pet ever does ingest a plant, make sure to watch it closely for any signs of a negative reaction. Just because a plant is nontoxic for cats and dogs doesn’t mean ingesting it will make them feel good!
1. African Violet
Want a pet-friendly houseplant with blooms? Look no further than African Violet. This versatile, hardworking houseplant is right at home with your pets. It comes in a range of purple hues, and it’s low maintenance and thrives without bright light.