76 Plants and Flowers Toxic and Safe for Cats

Everybody enjoys a beautiful garden or front lawn but we love our pets equally! Some plants and flowers may be toxic to your furry friends and it’s important to learn which ones should be avoided around and outside the house if you have cats. That’s why this article will help you learn which plants and flowers are toxic and safe for cats.

What plants are safe to have in the house with cats?

Now that we’ve established which plants are toxic, let’s go through the permissible plants in a house with cats.

Orchids

Another beautiful flower is the Orchid which comes in many variants like the Cocktail orchid, Brazilian orchid, Dancing doll orchids, and Golden lace orchids to name a few. While they can be gorgeous houseplants, it’s essential to know whether they are harmful. We’re happy to report that orchids are safe for cats and will only cause a mild tummy ache in the worst-case scenario if ingested. But the ASPCA reports that all types of orchids are non-toxic. However, there are over 25000 species of orchids, so it’s best to consult a professional if you’re unsure.

Succulents

Good news for succulent owners and lovers – most pets will avoid them by instinct. Most varieties of succulents are completely non-toxic to cats and since they don’t smell appetizing enough, they will avoid ingesting or touching them in general.

Rose

Beautiful rose bushes are a popular choice as a garden plant and the good news is that all plants of the rose family are safe for cats! However, beware of other plants that have ‘rose’ in the name but belong to a different genus. For instance, the Christmas rose is poisonous to cats but belongs to the buttercup family. The Desert rose, part of the dogbane family also has a milky sap that can prove dangerous. For a detailed list of plants with ‘rose’ in the name, check the table for toxic and non-toxic plants.

Spider Plant

The spider plant, also known as spidery ivy and ribbon plants, is non-toxic to cats as stated by the ASPCA. But it is attractive since it can produce hallucinogenic effects in the furry species. When ingested, it can only cause a mild stomach ache or vomiting, which is the natural reaction to the ingestion of something like grass.

Lilacs

Another highly attractive and sweet-smelling flower is the lilac. Lilacs are usually deemed safe, except for a couple of varieties. Species like the Persian lilac and French lilac are highly toxic and cause severe abnormal symptoms like gastrointestinal problems, weakness, and sometimes even seizures. The symptoms can take 3-4 days to develop so keep an eye on your kitty if he/she has been around the flowers.

Christmas cactus

Christmas cactus is likely to make an appearance during the holiday season when it’s also their blooming season, hence the name. But you can let your pets roam around the house in peace with this plant in the house since they are perfectly safe for all furry friends!

African Violets

African violets are stunning plants that flower in pretty pinks, reds, blues, and whites in all seasons. The good news is that you can let your kitties roam around freely without any fear around African violets!

Sunflowers

Here’s an exciting piece of news to brighten your day – Sunflowers are safe for everybody, cats included! The ASPCA says the happy flowers are safe for both humans and pets – so your cats can go rummaging in those garden sunflower beds!

Basil

Good news for plant, pet, and pesto lovers — your favorite Italian herb plant is safe for your cats and kittens too! Basil is a favorite of chefs, but also cats due to its intense flavor and smell! Unlike other herbs, this one is safe in any form for your cats – powder, dried, or fresh basil leaves.

Fern Plants

Fern plants are house plants that aren’t toxic to cats – just ask Garfield, the fern lover! However, many plants with fern in the name and properties resembling the plant can be very toxic. For instance, Asparagus fern, Emerald Fern, Lace Fern, and Fern Palm are some of the toxic varieties with ‘fern’ in the name. Make sure to always look up the name and double-check its toxicity before bringing in a house with cats.

Marigold

Clusters of bright orange and yellow marigolds are sight for sore eyes, and guess what? They’re completely non-toxic. Not only can your kitties run freely in marigold beds, but your home can stay insect-free since marigolds are a natural insect repellent, especially for mosquitoes!

Petunias

If you’re looking to add a spot of color to the house, Petunias come in any color imaginable. The best part – they are completely safe to be around all kinds of pets – including cats, dogs, horses, and rabbits. If you’ve got a tortoise, petunias can safely become a part of their diet too.

Pansies

Pansies are naturally multi-colored flowers and one to make one stop and stare. Even your pets can be in awe of the flowers since they are completely non-toxic and the ASPCA says no ill effects are reported even if ingested.

Snapdragons

Snapdragons are colorful long flowers that owe their name to the dragon-like appearance that forms when they are squeezed laterally. Snapdragons are completely non-toxic for cats and other pets, and if you’re worried they’ll become food for deer in your area, don’t worry. Deer will usually avoid eating snapdragons until they have to – so it’s a win-win!

Jasmine

The jasmine is one of those plants you need to research slightly more before planting or buying in a house with cats. While the common jasmine and others like cinnamon jasmine and star jasmine are harmless around pets, other varieties may end up being very toxic. The toxic plants that have ‘jasmine’ in the name include Cape Jasmine and Paraguayan Jasmine.

Rosemary

Rosemary is a versatile herb used in cooking and some believe it has certain healing powers too. Not only does it help with digestion, skin and hair solutions but can also stimulate memory and boost alertness. And the best part – it’s perfectly non-toxic. They will most likely stay away from its strange smell and spikey texture.

Cilantro/ Coriander

Just like basil, another flavorful herb used in continental and Asian cuisine is cilantro. And just like basil, these tasty leaves can be chewed by your kittens too. Cilantro or coriander is completely non-toxic.

Hibiscus

The ASPCA classifies the hibiscus plant known as the Rose of Sharon and Rose of China, as non-toxic to cats, dogs, and horses. However, some sources claim that mild irritation can be expected in some pets if they consume too much of the hibiscus plant.

Palm

Palm plants make for a grand entrance at any hotel reception, porch, or resort. The good news is that common palm plants like the Areca and Lady palm are non-toxic to cats and dogs. However, beware of plants with palm in the name but aren’t part of the palm family at all. For instance, the Sago palm is a cycad and is highly toxic to pets.

Pine Needles

All types of pine are completely non-toxic, so bring in the festive season with cheer. Due to their sharp nature, most cats will steer clear of pine needles but if you think your cat is too curious, you should avoid keeping them around pine needles. If ingested, pine needles can lead to complications in the intestines and cause blockage.

Majesty Palm

No beach is complete without a majesty palm lining the shore. Even though we doubt that cats will be able to climb the majesty palm tree, you’d be glad to know that it is completely non-toxic. So you can take your cat along on vacation!

Zinnias

Zinnias are stunning flowers, part of the sunflower tribe, and in the daisy species. They can qualify as twins of dahlias but unlike dahlias, they are fully pet-friendly! Zinnias are non-toxic so you curious kitten can safely sniff and munch them without your supervision.

Gerber Daisy

Here is a Daisy that isn’t poisonous to cats – the Gerber Daisy. Gerber daisies are bright eye-catching flowers that will bring a smile to anyone’s face, including your cat.

Venus Flytrap

You’d think the Venus flytrap is as harmful as it is to insects and flies. But that is not the case – Venus flytraps are completely non-toxic and even if nibbled by them, your kittens won’t be too hurt.

Blueberries

Blueberries are a super-food for humans, thanks to their power-packed anti-oxidants. Those very anti-oxidants are great for cats too, which is why some cat food contains blueberry powder. As a result, blueberries are non-toxic.

Bromeliads

Bromeliads are great for pet-owners and gardening novices, thanks to their hassle-free care. Not only do bromeliads thrive with little care in your home, but they can also go soil-free and are completely non-toxic!

Echeveria

An Echeveria succulent is a plant lover’s dream because of its striking beauty and easy care. And it gets better – they’re completely non-toxic! That’s not something you can say for all succulents!

Impatiens

Beautiful touch-me-not flowers otherwise known as Impatiens house plants are safe. So the touch-me-not rule doesn’t apply to your pets for this one!

Alstroemeria

Alstroemeria’s one-of-a-kind beauty makes it a must for every bouquet and flower arrangement. The long shelf life assures they’re beautifying your home for a long time. Also known as the Peruvian Lily and Lily of the Incas, it is safe around your pets too!

If you’re in a hurry, here’s a full table of completely safe plants to have around the house.

Cute cat on the couch

Which plants are most toxic to cats?

Before getting plants in a house with pets, or bringing pets in a house with plants, it’s important to know which ones are most toxic for cats. Keep reading our extensive list of what to avoid.

Poinsettias

The festive season will around pretty poinsettias to liven up the house and add a pop of color. But did you know that they can irritate kittens and cats? While poinsettias won’t prove fateful, they can prove to be very irritating due to the chemical diterpenoid phorbol esters. The milky sap of poinsettias can cause symptoms like digestive issues, drooling, vomiting, and skin irritation like swelling, redness, and irritation. However, these symptoms will rarely require medical attention and will heal quickly with time.

Peace Lilies

Peace lilies are a plant known for their wondrous ability to grow under almost any condition. However, they aren’t ideal for a pet lovers’ home since the leaves contain a dangerous element named calcium oxalate that can dissolve and damage deep into the tissues of cats even before ingested and deeply damage the tongue.

Tulips

Tulip fields look romantic but they aren’t the best place to take your pets along. If you’re thinking about gifting or planting them in a house with kitties, think again. Tulips are from the lily family and contain glycosides that can be fatal. With toxicity in leaves, bulb and the flower, it’s best to steer clear of the whole plant if you’ve got cats.

Geranium

Geranium flowers are part of the Pelargonium genus that has many flowering varieties. Unfortunately, these beautiful additions can prove very harmful. Even the water from the Geranium plant vase can cause your pet to have stomach problems, lethargy, vomiting, and loss of appetite.

Chrysanthemums

Mums or Chrysanthemums are common seasonal flowers to be seen in the winter but little did you know that the leaves and flower heads can be very toxic! Chrysanthemums are of many types, including the daisy variety and all these types must be confirmed for toxicity to cats before buying or planting.

Snake Plants

Snake plants are one of the toughest varieties to exist and that’s why they’re present in almost all homes. But the bad news is that the compound called saponins can cause nausea, diarrhea, and other problems when swallowed. So it’s in your pet’s interest to never let them sink their teeth into this one.

Daffodils

Daffodils are gorgeous flowers to write poems on, but they’re a big ‘no’ around cats. Similar to hyacinths, the bulb of daffodils contains elements that can deeply irritate the tissues of the tongue and penetrate deeper to cause further problems. The symptoms to watch out for are drooling, seizures, increased heart rate, gastrointestinal problems, and difficulty in breathing.

Peonies

Peonies make for a grand entrance at any walkway or bushes on your front lawn during springtime. But did you know peonies can be poisonous for your pets? The toxin paeonol will cause vomiting in your pets if ingested. Look out for signs of lethargy and fatigue if you’re worried about exposure.

Aloe Vera

Aloe vera may be full of healing properties for skin and hair but is not a good option to keep around cats. Aloe is only mild to moderately discomfortingif ingested and you can avoid this by spraying it with vinegar in high places away from your pet’s reach.

Begonias

Begonias are versatile plants with unique colored leaves and blooming flowers. But these very attractive features of the begonia can cause severe burning sensations and huge discomfort if ingested by a kitty. They can cause vomiting, diarrhea, and even kidney failure. The important thing to note is that most of the toxic portion is beneath the soil in potted plants and planted beds.

Calla Lilies

As mentioned earlier, all lilies are good to steer clear of when you’re a cat owner. With Calla lilies too, you should bear the same precaution even though they aren’t fatal. But even though they won’t bear much effect on the organs, the calcium oxalate crystals can damage the tongue, mouth, and esophagus of your kitty.

Amaryllis

Amaryllis is the only genus in the family of Amaryllidaceae and bears beautiful bulbous flowers. These flowers include the Bella Donna lily, Naked Lady, and Saint Joseph Lily. But we regret to inform you that it is off-limits and very toxic for both cats and dogs. Unfortunately, the lycorine puts cats and dogs at risk of stomach problems, lethargy, and even tremors.

Lavender

The soothing Lavender is healing in both its smell and application for humans but those kitty paws should be kept far from the reach of any form of lavender. The ASPCA makes it clear that the linalool and linalyl acetate present in lavender can lead to damage to the nervous system and liver if inhaled or ingested by cats.

Daisies

There are many varieties of daisy flowers as well as many plants with ‘daisy’ in the name. But if you’re looking to include the common daisy or the chamomile variety, be sure to know they are very toxic. However, varieties like the African daisy, Barberton daisy, and Gerber daisy are non-toxic for cats and come in very vibrant colors too!

Devil’s Ivy

As the name suggests the Devils Ivy or Pothos plant might be a great addition to a high wall or a balcony, but it is very toxic. It is a safe idea to keep them away from farm animals like sheep, chickens, cows, and pigs too.

Carnations

Carnations make for great gift bouquets for loved ones, in their pinks, wild and sweet William varieties. But they can quickly become a cause for distress if the house cats start chewing on them. Carnations are toxic and can cause irritation to the stomach and lead to diarrhea or vomiting in pets.

Dahlias

Dahlias are the favorite of spring lovers everywhere. However, they’re very toxic and the symptoms of ingestion include skin irritation, itching, diarrhea, and loss of excessive fur. Take your pet to the vet immediately if you spot these signs.

Bamboo

Like daisies, it’s important to know the details of the bamboo plant. Some versions of the bamboo, e.g., Heavenly bamboo or sacred bamboo are toxic if ingested. However, other options like Golden bamboo, Bamboo vine, and Bamboo palm are considered non-toxic by the ASPCA.

Grapes

Now here’s a shocker no one would expect – grapes are more toxic to cats than chocolate! Even in a grape plant, the stems and leaves are very hard to digest, leading to further health problems.

Coleus

The coleus plant or Spanish thyme has vivid patterns that make it a favorite of plant lovers. Unfortunately, coleus can severely burn any kitty even if they brush past coleus. Their oils act as irritants for your furry friend’s skin and ingestion can lead to even worse symptoms like diarrhea, blood in stool, or depression, and lethargy.

Philodendrons

The Philodendron family includes the likes of fiddle leaf and Swiss cheese plant and makes for a great showstopper in any living room or porch area. But sadly, these qualify as mild to moderately toxic, so keep their paws away from them!

Baby’s Breath

The popular baby’s breath is breathtaking when it becomes part of any flower arrangement or garden flowerbeds. However, you must know this plant classifies are moderately toxic for our feline furry friends. It is slightly poisonous and can cause anorexia, vomiting, and diarrhea.

Ivy

The Branching or sweetheart ivies are well-known creeping and climbing plants, known to make an appearance in Shakespearean balconies. But it’s no longer romantic when you find out that it’s toxic for your kitten. Part of the Hedera family, it contains triterpenoid saponins that can lead to many stomach problems, hypersalivation, and lethargy.

Day Lilies

The name might fool you but Daylilies aren’t part of the lily family, but the Hemerocallis. These stunning flowers blossom in the morning and die by nightfall, hence the name. But as mentioned before, it’s best to avoid any type of lily entirely when you are a cat owner. Even daylily variety can prove very toxic.

Gardenias

Gardenias are creamy-white flowers in unique shapes and sizes with many lower classifications like Cape jasmine and gardenia thunbergia. But these extraordinary flowers contain geniposides and gardenosides that are toxic for cats and other pets. Digestion issues and breaking out in hives are common signs if the plant is ingested.

Jade

While the jade plant is considered a sign of good luck in many countries, its poisoning is a serious condition. If left untreated, the toxic jade can even lead to death.

Anthurium

Anthurium is a flowering plant that is shell-shaped and grows in vibrant colors which makes it the number one choice for a lovely bouquet. Due to their shape, they’re also called Painter’s palette and Flamingo Plant. Unfortunately, calcium oxalate crystals in the plant can be very detrimental to any cat’s health and so they are classified as toxic by the ASPCA.

Sun star

The sun star is a lesser-known but equally attractive orange flowering plant, also known as the Orange Star or Star of Bethlehem. These indoor varieties are great for brightening up corners of your home but sadly are very toxic for cats and dogs. Even water from their vase can lead to toxicosis in pets.

Dracaena

You may have noticed that house plants generally consist of species of the Dracaena genus. This is because they consist of no-fuss shrubs and succulents that can survive under almost any condition. But no matter how attractive, Dracaena should be kept away from a house with pets. Eating dracaena can lead to toxic reactions like diarrhea and vomiting consisting of blood, and lethargy.

Eucalyptus

You might have seen cute pictures of koala bears munching on eucalyptus leaves and thought they must be safe around your furry pets too. You’ll be surprised to know that eucalyptus is highly toxic to cats and in fact, koalas are one of the only mammals who can safely consume and survive on a diet of eucalyptus leaves.

Iris flowers

Iris flowers take their name from the Greek word meaning rainbow which is symbolic of the vast variety of colors they are found in nature. The showy flowers are enough to dazzle your entire front yard or porch. Unfortunately, though, most varieties of Irises are moderately toxic for cats. For example, the Butterfly iris, Water flag, snake lily are poisonous varieties to name a few.

Tomato Plants

Tomato plants are a tricky one. While your kitten can safely munch on ripe tomatoes, it’s the stem, leaves, and unripe fruit that contains the toxins unsafe for consumption. The solanine compounds in the stem and leaves are toxic for small animals.

Oriental Lilies

As mentioned before, all lilies including the Lily ‘Stargazer’ or Oriental variety are very poisonous. It’s safe to say you should avoid any kind of lilies in a house with cats.

Crotons

Crotons have bright red, yellow, and green leaves that can stir curiosity in any kitten. But you should know to keep your cats away from Croton since any kind of chewing, biting, or munching can lead to burning sensations, rashes, and diarrhea.

The Wandering Jew

The wandering jew or the Inchplant is part of the spiderwort species and has unique green and maroon leaves. You can place them in a pot to stun guests but sadly it is toxic to cats and hence a big no for homes with these pets. The sap can harm the digestive tract of your pets.

Kalanchoe

Kalanchoe is unique succulents that bloom tiny flowers similar to a baby’s breath. Also known as Widow’s thrill and Mother of Millions, this plant can cause gastric problems and even abnormal heartbeat in cats, Keep these toxic ones well out of reach of kittens.

Mint

You’d be surprised to know that your most loved cocktail addition of mint is highly toxic to cats and dogs. All parts of the refreshing herb are loaded with essential oils that humans love and benefit from but cats and dogs will not be able to digest.

Rubber Plants

Rubber plants must be thoroughly researched before planting since some types like the jade, weeping fig, and others are considered highly toxic. But on the other hand, American rubber plants, blunt leaf peperomia, and pepper face plants are listed as non-toxic by the ASPCA.

Yucca cane

Yuccas are a rare sight and are only found in certain parts of the Americas and the Caribbean. This attractive cane consists of white waxy flowers and is mostly stem-less. Sadly, it is also listed as toxic by the ASPCA since it can cause convulsions, lack of coordination, and gastric problems when consumed.

What Plants can kill a cat?

While we have listed the mild to moderately toxic ones above, it is important to take note of the ones that have the most adverse effects, including possible death, if ingested by cats and kittens. Here is the full list.

Easter Lilies

Now here’s one flower to steer completely clear of – Easter Lilies. The entire thing, including leaf, stems, and pollen can prove to be fatal since it causes acute kidney failure. Even the water of the vase where the Easter lilies are kept should be kept well away from cats. If you have any suspicions your cat might have ingested some pollen or any part of the Easter lily, contact your veterinarian immediately. Signs that your pet might have ingested it include vomiting, lethargy, depression, hiding, dehydration, and frequent urination.

Hydrangeas

Unfortunately, those beautiful hydrangea bloomers can be toxic to most pets. However, most species of hydrangeas will prove harmful to your pets if ingested in large quantities. The presence of amygdalin is troublesome for humans and pets because it metabolizes and becomes cyanide in the human and feline bodies.

Hyacinths

Hyacinths are beautiful bright flowers that have a sweet smell but these bulbous plants will be dangerous to keep around our furry friends. Their bulbs contain a high level of toxins that can be fatal very quickly.

Azaleas

White and pink azaleas are flowers that everyone is looking to plant because of their attractive appearance and unique petal texture. However, we must tell you that azaleas can be very toxic to cats and even goats and dogs! So it’s safe to keep them away from a home with pets or a farm.

Sago Palm

Although named palm, these are part of the cycad family and contain a toxin called cycasin which is highly dangerous for your furry friends. Only 50% chances of survival are expected if your pet ingests or is exposed to the sago palm.

Oleander

Don’t let the pretty pink flowers fool you! Even a small amount of the oleander is highly toxic and can lead to death in cats. All parts of it, including stems, leaves, and flowers are deadly poisonous.

Dieffenbachia

Dieffenbachias come in many types like charming dieffenbachia, dumbcane and exotica. Even with their impressive leaf design, they should be avoided in any home with pets since they are highly toxic and can cause burns and irritation if ingested or even licked by your furry friends.

Holly

Holly is a huge family of 480 species and some examples of the members are Japanese holly, common holly, American holly, and Yaupon holly. Although every house is incomplete without some holly in the festive season, it is severely toxic to cats, dogs, and even humans, if ingested.

Will cats eat poisonous plants?

Cute cat

Cats are usually alert creatures and stay away from poisonous plants thanks to their olfactory powers. However, it is the younger kittens that you must supervise thoroughly and ensure their protection from toxic ones. It’s usually grass that cats like to nibble on, but there’s no telling what they’re in the mood for so better be safe than sorry and keep only non-toxic plants.

Keep reading below for the full list that you can enjoy gardening around a house with cats.

Table of completely safe plants for cats

Good news – here’s a table of all the plants and flowers that are safe for your cats!

Table of plants that are safe for cats
Achira Carrot Flower Fish Tail Fern Lily of the Valley Orchid Plush Thyme
Acorn Squash Casaba Melon Flame African Violet Linden Poison Ivy Ti hu-ling
African Daisy Cast Iron Flame of the Woods Lipstick Poison Oak Tickseed
African Violet Cat Brier Florida Butterfly Orchid Little Fantasy Peperomia Poison Sumac Tiger Orchid
Algaroba Cat Ear Florida Butterfly Orchid Little Zebra Polka Dot Toad Spotted Cactus
Aluminum Cattleya Labiata Fluffy Ruffles Living Rock Cactus Polystichum Falcatum Torch Lily
Alumroot Celosia Globosa Forster Sentry Palm Living Stones Pony Tail Tous-les-mois
Alyssum Celosia Plumosa Fortunes Palm Loco Weed Porcelain Flower Trailing Peperomia
American Rubber Celosia Spicata Freckle Face Locust Pods Pot Marigold Tree Cactus
Amur Maple Chamaedorea Friendship Madagascar Jasmine Prairie Lily Tree Gloxinia
Anthericum Comosum Chaparral Garden Marigold Magnolia Bush Prayer Tropical Moss
Antirrhinum Multiflorum Chenille Garden Snapdragon Mahonia Prostrate Coleus True Cantaloupe
Arabian Gentian Chervil Gerber Daisy Majesty Palm Pupleosier Willow Tu Fu-Ling
Areca Palm Chestnut German Violet Malabar Gourd Purple Baby Tears Tulip Poplar
Aregelia Chicken-Gizzard Gherkins Malaysian Dracaena Purple Passion Vine Turban Squash
Artillery Chickens and Hens Ghost Leafless Orchid Manila Palm Purple Velvet Turf Lily
Aspidium falcatum Chin-lao-shu Ghost Maranta Purple Waffle Umbrella
Australian Pine China Aster Giant Aster Marbled Fingernail Queencup Urbinia Agavoides
Autumn Olive China Root Giant Holly Fern Mariposa Lily Queens Spiderwort Usambara Violet
Baby Rubber Chinese Plumbago Giant Touch-Me-Not Maroon Queensland Arrowroot Variegated Laurel
Baby’s Breath Chlorophytum Giant White Inch Maroon Chenille Rabbits Foot Fern Variegated Wax
Baby’s Tears Chlorophytum bichetti Globe Thistle Mary-Bud Rainbow Orchid Velvet
Bachelors Buttons Chocolate Soldier Gloxinia Measles Red African Violet Venus Fly Trap
Ball Fern Christmas Cactus Gold Bloom Metallic Peperomia Red Berried Greenbrier Verona Fern
Bamboo Christmas Dagger Gold-Fish Mexican Firecracker Red Edge Peperomia Verona Lace Fern
Bamboo Palm Christmas Orchid Golden Bells Mexican Rosettes Red Hawthorne Vining Peperomia
Bamboo Vine Christmas Palm Golden Butterfly Palm Mexican Snowballs Red Maple Violet Slipper Gloxinia
Banana Cilantro Golden Lace Orchid Miniature Date Palm Red Palm Lily Waffle
Banana Squash Cinnamon Golden Shower Orchid Miniature Fish Tail Red Veined Prayer Walking Anthericum
Barberton Daisy Cinquefoil Good Luck Palm Miniature Maranta Reed Palm Washington Hawthorn
Barnaby’s Thistle Cirrhopetalum Grape Hyacinth Miniature Marble Resurrection Lily Water Hickory
Basil Clearweed Grape Ivy Mistletoe Cactus Rhynchophorum Water Hyacinth
Beets Cliff Brake Great Willow Herb Mockernut Hickory Ribbon Watermelon Begonia
Begonia, Climbing Club Moss Green Ripple Peperomia Money Tree Roosevelt Fern Watermelon Peperomia
Begonia, Trailing Cocks Comb Greenbrier Mosaic Rose Watermelon Pilea
Belmore Sentry Palm Cocktail Orchid Hagbrier Mosaic Vase Rose of China Wax
Big Shagbark Hickory Collinia Elegans Hardy Baby Tears Moss Agate Rose of Sharon Wax Rosette
Big Shellbark Hickory Common Camellia Hardy Gloxinia Moss Campion Rosemary Weeping Bottlebrush
Bitter Pecan Common Catbrier Hare Fern Moss Fern Russian Knapweed Weeping Sargent Hemlock
Bitternut Common Garden Canna Haworthia Moss Phlox Russian Olive Weisdornbluten
Black Haw Common Greenbrier Haws Mossy Campion Saffron Spike Zebra West Indian Gherkin
Black Hawthorn Common Snapdragon Haws Apple Mother Fern Sage Western Sword
Black Walnut Common Staghorn Fern Hawthorn Mother of Pearl Saint Bernards Lily White Edged Swedish Ivy
Blackjack Pine Confederate Jasmine Hedgehog Gourd Mother Spleenwort Salad Burnet White Ginger
Blaspheme Vine Coolwort Hellfetter Mountain Camellia Sand Lily White Heart Hickory
Bloodleaf Copper Rose Hemlock Tree Mountain Grape Sand Verbena Whitman Fern
Blooming Sally Copperleaf Hen and Chickens Fern Mulberry Bush Greenbrier Satin Pellionia Wild Buckwheat
Blue Bead Coral Bells Hens and Chickens Mulberry Tree Savory Wild Hyacinth
Blue Daisy Coreopsis Hibiscus Musa Paradisiaca Savory Wild Lantana
Blue Echeveria Cornflower Hindu Rope Muscari Armeniacum Sawbrier Wild Sasparilla
Blue Eyed Daisy Crape Myrtle Hoary Alyssum Muskmelon Scabious Wild Strawberry
Blue-dicks Creeping Charlie Holligold Nasturtium Scarborough Lily Willow Herb
Blue-dicks 2 Creeping Gloxinia Holly Fern Natal Plum Scarlet Orchid Windmill Palm
Blue-dicks 3 Creeping Mahonia Hollyhock Neanthe Bella Palm Scarlet Sage Winter Cattleya
Blue-eyed African Daisy Creeping Pilea Honey Locust Nematanthus spp. Sego Lily Withered Snapdragon
Bluebottle Creeping Rubus Honey Neoregelia Shagbark Hickory Woolflower
Blunt Leaf Peperomia Creeping Zinnia Honeydew Melon Nerve Shan Ku’ei-lai Yellow Bloodleaf
Blushing Bromeliad Crepe Myrtle Honeysuckle Fuchsia Night Blooming Cereus Shellbark Hickory Yellow Palm
Bold Sword Fern Crimson Bottlebush Hookera pulchella Old Man Cactus Shrimp Cactus Yellow-Flowered Gourd
Boston Fern Crimson Cup Hubbard Squash Old World Orchid Silver Bell Yellowrocket
Bottle Palm Crisped Feather Fern Hypocyrta Orange Star Silver Berry Yorba Linda
Bottle Palm 2 Crossandra Ice Oregon Grape Silver Heart Zebra Haworthia
Bottlebrush Cucumber Impatience Ossifragi Vase Silver Pink Vine Zinnia
Brazilian Orchid Cushion Aloe Irish Moss Paddys Wig Silver Star Zucchini Squash
Bride’s Bonnet Cushion Moss Iron Tree Painted Lady Silver Table Fern
Bristly Greenbrier Cyrtudeira Ivy Peperomia Pampas Grass Silver Tree Anamiga
Brodiaea Pulchella Dainty Rabbits-Foot Fern Jackson Brier Panamiga Slender Deutzia
Broom Hickory Dallas Fern Jacob’s Ladder Pansy Orchid Small Fruited Hickory
Bullbrier Dancing Doll Orchid Japanese Aralia Paradise Palm Smilax Tamnoides Vas
Bur Gourd Desert Trumpet Japanese Holly Fern Parlor Palm Speckled Wood Lily
Burro’s Tail Dichelostemma Japanese Moss Parsley Fern Spice Orchid
Buttercup Squash Dichorisandra Reginae Japanese Pittosporum Patient Lucy Spice Orchid
Butterfly Ginger Dill Jasmine Patient Spider Flower
Butternut Squash Dinteranthus Jewel Orchid Peacock Spider Ivy
Buzzy Lizzie Duffii Fern Joseph’s Coat Pearl Spider
Caeroba Dwarf Date Palm Jungle Geranium Pearly Dots Star Jasmine
Calathea Dwarf Feather Palm Kaempferia Peperomia Hederifolia Star Lily
Calathea Lancifolia 2 Dwarf Palm Kahali Ginger Peperomia Peltfolia Star
Calathea Lancifolia 3 Dwarf Rose-Stripe Star Kenilworth Ivy Peperomia Rotundifolia Stevia
California Pitcher Dwarf Royal Palm Kentia Palm Peperomia Sandersii Strawberry
Callistemon Brachyandrus Dwarf Whitman Fern Kenya Violet Pepper Face Striped Blushing
Callistemon citrinus Earth Star Kharoub Persian Violet Sudan Grass
Callistemon viminalis Easter Cattleya King and Queen Fern Peruvian Lily Sugar Pods
Calochortus nuttalli Easter Daisy King Nut Petunia Sulfur Flower
Camellia Easter Lily Cactus King of the Forest Phalaenopsis Orchid Summer Hyacinth
Canada Hemlock Easter Orchid Kuang-yen-pa-hsieh Pheasant Sunflower
Canary Date Palm Edible Banana Lace Flower Vine Piggy Back Swamp Sunflower
Candle Emerald Ripple Peperomia Lace Orchid Pignut Hickory Swedish Ivy
Candycorn English Hawthorn Ladies Ear Drops Pilea Microphylla Sweet Potato Vine
Cane Palm Episcia Lady Lou Pilea Mucosa Sweetheart Hoya
Canna Lily Fairy Fountain Lady Palm Pincushion Flower Sword Fern
Canterbury-bell False Aralia Lady Slipper Pink Brocade Tailed Orchid
Cape Marigold Fan Tufted Palm Lagerstroemia Indica Pink Splash Tall Feather Fern
Cape Primrose Feather Palm Lance Pleomele Pink Starlite Tall Mahonia
Carob Fennel Laurel-Leaved Greenbrier Pirliteiro Tangerine Impatience
Caroba Fiery Reed Orchid Leather Peperomia Pitaya Teasel Gourd
Carolina Hemlock Fig Leaf Gourd Lemon Balm Plantanus Occidentalis Texas Sage
Carrion Flower Figleaf Palm Leopard Lily Platinum Peperomia Thea Japonica
Carrion Flower 2 Fingernail Leopard Orchid Platycerium Alcicorne Thimble Cactus
Carrot Fern Fire Weed Lesser Snapdragon Plumbago Larpentiae Thorn Apple

Table of toxic plants and flowers for your cats.

If you’re looking for a quick glimpse through the list of plants to avoid in a house full of kitty cats, read through our table below.

Toxic plants chart
Adam-and-Eve Chinaberry Tree Fleabane Lacy Tree Philodendron Palm Lily Sowbread
African Wonder Tree Chinese Evergreen Florida Beauty Lady-of-the-night Panda Spanish Thyme
Alocasia Chinese Jade Florist’s Calla Lambkill Paper White Spindle Tree
Aloe Chives Foxglove Lantana Paraguayan Jasmine Split Leaf Philodendron
Amaryllis Choke Cherry Franciscan Rain Tree Larkspur Parsley Spotted Dumb Cane
Ambrosia Mexicana Christmas Rose Garden Calla Laurel Peace Begonia Sprengeri Fern
American Bittersweet Chrysanthemum Garden Chamomile Lavender Peace Lily Spring Parsley
American Holly Clematis Garden Hyacinth Leatherflower Peach St. John’s Wort
American Mandrake Climbing Bittersweet Gardenia Leek Peacock Flower Staggerbush
American Yew Climbing Lily Garlic Lemon Pencil Cactus Starch Root
Andromeda Japonica Climbing Nightshade Geranium Lemon Grass Peony Stargazer Lily
Angelica Tree Clivia Lily Geranium-Leaf Aralia Lemon Verbena Perennial Pea Starleaf
Apple Clusia Rosea Giant Dracaena Lenten Rose Periwinkle Stinking Chamomile
Apricot Coffee Tree Giant Dumb Cane Lily Philodendron Pertusum Straight-Margined Dracaena
Arrow-Head Vine Coleus Giant Hogweed Lily of the Palace Pie Striped Dracaena
Arum Common Privet Glacier Ivy Lily of the Valley Pieris Superb Lily
Arum Lily Coontie Palm Gladiola Lily-of-the-Valley Bush Pig Lily Sweet Cherry
Asian Lily Cordatum Gloriosa Lily Lime Pigtail Sweet Pea
Asparagus Fern Corn Gold Dieffenbachia Lobelia Pink Pearl Sweet William
Australian Ivy Palm Cornstalk Gold Dust Dracaena Locust Pinks Sweetheart Ivy
Autumn Crocus Cow parsnip Golden Birds Nest Lord-and-Ladies Plantain Lily Swiss Cheese
Azalea Cowbane Golden Pothos Lovage Plum Tahitian Bridal Veil
Baby Doll Ti Cuckoo-pint Golden Ragwort Madagascar Dragon Tree Plumosa Fern Tail Flower
Barbados Aloe Cutleaf Philodendron Good Luck Maidens Breath Poinciana Taro
Barbados Lily Cycads Grapefruit Malanga Poinsettia Taro Vine
Barbados Pride Cyclamen Grass Palm Maleberry Poison Daisy Tarragon
Bay Laurel Daffodil Greater Ammi Mapleleaf Begonia Poison Hemlock Texas Umbrella Tree
Bead Tree Dahlia Green Gold Naphthysis Marble Queen Poison Parsnip Ti-Plant
Begonia Daisy Ground Apple Marijuana Portulaca Tiger Lily
Bergamot Orange Day Lilies Groundsel Marjoram Prayer Bean Tobacco
Bird of Paradise Deadly Nightshade Hahn’s Self Branching English Ivy Mauna Loa Peace Lily Pride-of-India Tomato
Bird of Paradise Flower Desert Azalea Hashish Mayapple Primrose Tree Philodendron
Bird’s Tongue Flower Desert Rose Hawaiian Ti Mayweed Privet Tree Tobacco
Bishop’s Weed Devil’s Backbone Heartleaf Philodendron Meadow Saffron Purslane Tropic Snow
Bitter Root Devils Ivy Heavenly Bamboo Medicine Racemose asparagus True Aloe
Black Calla Dieffenbachia Hellebore Metallic Leaf Begonia Ragwort Trumpet Lily
Black Cherry Dock Hercules’ Club Mexican Breadfruit Ranger’s Button Tulip
Black Laurel Dog Daisy Hills of Snow Milfoil Red Emerald Umbrella Leaf
Black Nightshade Dog Hobble Holly Milkweed Red Lily Umbrella Tree
Bobbins Dogbane Hemp Horse Chestnut Mint Red Princess Variable Dieffenbachia
Bog Laurel Dracaena Horsehead Philodendron Mistletoe “American” Red-Marginated Dracaena Variegated Philodendron
Borage Dumbcane Horseweed Mock Azalea Rex Begonia Variegated Wandering Jew
Boxwood Dwarf Poinciana Hortensia Mole Bean Rhododendron Vinca
Branching Ivy Easter Lily Hosta Morning Glory Rhubarb Virgin’s Bower
Brazilwood Easter Rose Hurricane Morning-Noon-and-Night Ribbon Wahoo
Bread and Butter Eastern Star Hyacinth Moss Rose Ridderstjerne Wake Robin
Brunfelsia Elephant Ears Hydrangea Mother of Millions Rock Moss Wandering Jew
Buckeye Elephant-Ear Begonia Impala Lily Mother-in-Law Roman Chamomile Warneckei Dracaena
Buckwheat Emerald Feather Indian Apple Mother-In-Law Rosebay Water Flag
Buddhist Pine English Holly Indian Borage Mother-in-Law’s Tongue Rubrum Lily Water Hemlock
Burning Bush English Ivy Indian Hemp Mum Running Myrtle Wax-Leaf
Buttercup English Yew Indian Pink Naked Lady Sabi Star Weeping Fig
Butterfly Iris Epazote Indian Rubber Nandina Sacred Bamboo Western Yew
Caladium Eucalyptus Inkberry Narcissus Saddle Leaf White Heads
Calamondin Orange European Bittersweet Iris Nasturtium Sago Palm Wild Arum
California Ivy European Holly Iron Cross Begonia Needlepoint Ivy Satin Pothos Wild Calla
Calla Lily Everlasting Pea Ivy Arum Nephthytis Scented Geranium Wild Carnation
Cape Jasmine Exotica Jack-in-the-pulpit Nicotiana Schefflera Wild Coffee
Caraway False Bittersweet Jade Nightshade Seaside Daisy Winter Cherry
Cardboard Cycad False Queen Anne’s Lace Japanese Show Lily Octopus Tree Seven Bark Winterberry
Cardboard Palm Feather Geranium Japanese Yew Oilcloth Flower Shamrock Wisteria
Cardinal Flower Fern Palm Jerusalem Cherry Oleander Shatavari Wood Lily
Carnation Fetter Bush Jerusalem Oak Onion Showy Daisy Yarrow
Castor Bean Fetterbush Jonquil Orange Silver Dollar Yellow Oleander
Catnip Fiddle-Leaf Kaffir Lily Orange Day Lily Silver Jade Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow
Ceriman Fig Kalanchoe Oregano Skunk Cabbage Yew
Chamomile Figwort Kiss-me-quick Oregon Holly Snake Lilly Yew Pine
Chandelier Fire Lily Klamath Weed Ornamental Pepper Snake Plant Yucca
Charming Dieffenbachia Flag Kudu Lily Pacific Yew Solomon’s Lily

That’s it, folks!

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Be sure to glimpse through bookmark this page and glance through our tables of safe and non-safe plants for your home. Even though we’ve provided a comprehensive list of non-toxic and toxic plants, we suggest you search the specific breed of plant, family, and genus you’re wanting to buy, so your little ball of fur is safe.

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