Beautiful Household Plants That Are Toxic for Cats




 Cats chewing on and eating plants is a natural behavior from the grass outside to your household plant life. It’s instinctual. So it’s imperative to know which houseplants are safe and which are toxic.

Toxicity can manifest as stomach issues such as nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea. But can also cause fatal poisoning of your cat. So be mindful of these common houseplants before adding them to your home’s decor.


Lilies lead the list of plants that are poisonous to cats. Lilies are a popular addition to bouquets and gardens and are potted purchases for homes during the Spring.


Aloe Vera

Aloe Vera is a common household plant because it has a succulent beauty, medicinal uses, and requires low care. However, Aloe Vera is mildly-toxic for kitties and should be kept in a high place if a cat owner insists on keeping one in their home.



Eucalyptus is a lovely plant with an incredible fragrance commonly found in homes. Unfortunately, both dried and fresh eucalyptus is toxic for cats. Eucalyptus poisoning looks like confusion, drooling, vomiting, diarrhea, and seizures.


Cutleaf Philodendron

Cutleaf Philodendron is a beautiful tropical houseplant trending in home decor magazines and social media feeds. But, sadly, it’s poisonous to cats.


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