House Plant Pet Safety

Did you know that more than 700 plants have been identified as dangerous for animals?

With spring popping up, it’s time for gardening again! According to the Humane Society, poisonous plants produce a variety of toxic substances and cause reactions ranging from mild nausea to death. Certain animal species may have a peculiar vulnerability to a potentially poisonous plant. Cats, for instance, are poisoned by any part of a lily.

Here are some other common household/garden plants that are not pet friendly:

  • Azaleas
  • Elephant ears
  • Holly berries
  • Philodendrons
  • Wisteria
  • Mistletoe
  • Poinsettia
  • Rhododendron

There are several more plants to avoid – you can read the full list by clicking here