Some Flowering Plants Poisonous to Animals

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Since my website includes an article about houseplants that are non-toxic to animals and people, it seemed wise to list poisonous plants as well.  The list below is not comprehensive, but they include many common plants that you might be growing in your yard. If you would like a complete list, I recommend you go … Read more

Do You Know Why Do Cats React to Catnip?

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Catnip (Nepeta catarea) is a perennial herb, a member of the mint family.  It is safe for cats. The plant is native to Europe, Africa, and Asia, but once it was imported to the United States, it was found to grow well here, too. The plant contains a chemical, nepetalactone, which is found in the … Read more

Learn Here How To Have A Happy Cat

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Here are a couple of cat issues that your cantankerous cat lady regards as important. My views are strong, and may not be to your liking. Whatever your opinion, please tell me in the “comments” section below. How do you feel about declawing? Let’s jump right into this discussion. How do you feel about declawing? … Read more