These finicky plants are safe for your cat but you will end up having to mist them daily, monitor water/humidity conditions and cosset the damn thing to keep it alive.Our second palm on the list is a graceful, upright, easy to look at, clumping palm. For the record, the following are safe for felines: Boston, Maindenhair, Bird’s Nest, Staghorn, Asparagus, Ball, Blood Sword, Rabbit’s Foot, Duffii, Dwarf Feather, Verona and Christmas. Money Tree. Making it a difficult plant to please indoors.

Keep away from radiators and strong heat sources.A Brazilian rain forest native, this plant derives its name from the weird spectacle of its movement a day gives way to night and vice versa.

Identifiable by its cupped, fleshy, leathery leaves this popular houseplant grows up to 25 cms tall when potted and flowers sporadically. Which is good because I have had around 20 of these plants while I have had cats!If I have what looks like a spider plant but it does not have the white striping, is this safe for cats?Great reference and fabulous pictures. Originating from the swamps of central and south America they are easily identifiable by their interlocking trunks (that lock in good luck – so the theory goes). They like room temperature tap water once their compost dries out and regular fertilizing with plant feed.An evergreen perennial native to China and Vietnam that grows to 30 cms tall. Not to be confused with the succulent money plant, they like water … Very popular due to its good looks and relatively low maintenance. Soak for 15 minutes once every other week or literally submerge it once a month for a few minutes!Believed to bring financial good fortune to its owner, the money tree plant is another popular house plant that is cat-friendly. Spider plants have long green fronds, whereas spider lilies have red or white spider-shaped flowers. They’ll often find it with interwoven trunks and with proper care, it can grow pretty fast and pretty big! This is probably the best website I’ve seen on cat friendly indoor plants – thank you! These have been popular since Victorian times due to their interesting drooping fronds and easy maintenance. Can be left to dry out between waterings. Need a little luck? Originating from Mexico and Guatemala, this little palm is popular because it grows well in low light conditions and at lower temperatures. Known to draw insulation-borne formaldehyde from the air, spider plants are safe for dogs and cats. Areca Palm. Well, after reading through the seemingly never-ending list it occurred to me that it might be better to know which plants and flowers are cat safe plants. Missy probably won't care much about the trunk, but she may be tempted to tug on the leaves as they blow in the wind created by your air conditioning vent, potentially even gnawing on them for a little green snack. Caring for a money tree plant is pretty straightforward: give it indirect sunlight and water it thoroughly, allowing the soil to dry out a bit between waterings. Related to the aloe plant without the latex that is poisonous to cats.This remarkable little plant originates from Mexico, Salvador & Guatemala. They also love bright light. The interesting coloration on the leaves make this plant a popular house plant – but they are not easy to maintain.

It has small and has striped leaves, occasionally flowers but rarely when kept indoors. Asparagus fern, for example, is mildly toxic.

Not to be confused with the succulent money plant, they like water once a week and bright but indirect light.

Dieffenbachia, sometimes called dumb cane, is also toxic to cats. Usually found growing in humid environments on trees and rocks, they are notable for their flat cacti leaves and when flowering their red or white tubular flowers.

But don't confuse it with the spider lily, which is toxic to pets. Bead Tree (China Ball Tree, Paradise Tree, Persian Lilac, White Cedar, Japanese Bead Tree, Texas Umbrella Tree, Pride-of-India, Chinaberry Tree) | Scientific Names: Melia azedarach | Family: Meliaceae Money trees are thought to bring good fortune to those who place it in their home.

Whilst a money tree plant will look great in your home, it won’t be your cat’s ideal tree. It is remarkable because of its highly original looks and the fact it is an air plant – it requires no bedding – whatsoever! Turns out, by the looks of it, that most plants seem to be poisonous for my cat! Ivy should be avoided because different types can have varying effects ranging from mild irritations and rashes to vomiting, diarrhea and gas. Not all bamboo is safe for Missy, either; skip lucky bamboo (Dracaena sanderiana) and heavenly bamboo (Nandina domestica). In terms of looks, it’s fronds/leaves wrap around itself like soft mossy leaves – very unusual but interesting to look at! If you want more greenery, consider bamboo, a pony tail palm or the golden palm; most ferns are safe, too. Cats and the Money Tree.

In lower light levels they will go hunting for light.This cactus originates from southeastern Brazil. Likes temperatures from 8 to 26 c and enjoys bright indirect sunlight.