You want to grow some plants in your house but you hesitate about the safety of these plants for your pets, especially your cats. Don’t worry, in today’s post we’ll help you choose the right plants that are safe for your cat, even though they can clean indoor air of harmful VOCs and particulate matter. Check them out to know what they are.
And here are 11 air-purifying houseplants that are safe for your cats. Some of them are great choices to decorate your house more beautifully. They don’t need too much care either, although if you neglect them they can still grow well and get more use out of it. With a multitude of benefits, they deserve a place in your home, right? Let’s save and plant some for your home now!
#1 Bamboo Palm
This plant likes to grow in indirect light. Popular indoors, it is also known as the reed palm. Of course it is safe for your cat!
#2 Boston Fern
This plant has delightful green fronds and is suitable for indoor growing. It is very effective in removing airborne pollutants present in indoor air. It’s also safe for your cats.
#3 Spider Plant
The spider plant is an ideal houseplant for air purification. Apart from that, it also looks attractive and good for a child’s room and it is non-toxic to cats and dogs.
#4 Gerbera Daisies
Gerbera daisies are popular cut flowers and come in cheerful, warm shades of red, peach, yellow, orange, pink, light and purple.
#5 Areca Palm
The Areca Palm is a large houseplant suitable for offices and homes. It has smooth green fronds that curve downward. It can remove xylene, toluene and especially formaldehyde from the air and is non-toxic to your pets.
#6 Money Tree (Guyana Chestnut)
This houseplant not only brings luck and wealth but also helps in removing harmful air pollutants in your home. She thrives indoors in a warm room temperature, indirect sunlight, and moist air.
#7 Moth Orchid
This beautiful plant not only charms us with fragrant and vibrant flowers, but it can also absorb xylene and toluene from the air. It easily adapts to indoor conditions and is considered safe for your cats.
#8 Dwarf Date Palm
It is a slow-growing plant that is ideal as a houseplant. It also produces edible fruits that are non-toxic to your cat.
#9 Australian sword fern
This plant purifies the air by eliminating formaldehyde, xylene, toluene and particulate matter, keeping your lungs healthy while being harmless to cats.
#10 Rubber Plant
This rubber plant has glossy, elliptical and dark green foliage and is an enticing looking plant for indoors. It belongs to the Moraceae family and makes the room air VOC-free.
#11 Dendrobium Orchid
These beautiful orchids also remove xylene and toluene from the air. You can safely grow her indoors without worrying about your pets as this plant is safe for both cats and dogs.