Indoor plants safe for your pets

When you have an indoor jungle, it is your responsibility to make sure they are safe in case you have young kids or pets that might ingest them. A cactus may have thorns to deter the most determined cat, but most are lush, green and very tempting. Below is a list of some popular indoor plants that have been placed in 2 categories: Safe and Not safe.

Safe NOT Safe
Boston Fern
Maidenhair Fern
Peperomias
Parlour Palm
Freckle Plant 
Calatheas
Spider plants
Marantas
Pileas
Mistletoe cactus
Fatsia
Burro Tail






Philodendron
Monstera
Aloe vera
Epipremnum
Dieffenbachia
Dracaena
Sansevieria
Spathiphyllum (Peace Lily)
Ficus
Cyclamen
Alocasia
Syngonium
Strelitzia
Zanzibar Gem
Anthuriums
Hedera (Ivy)
Schefflera (Umbrellla Plant)
Cordyline
Begonia

[This is not a comprehensive list. Always research indoor plants if they will be within reach of pets or young children.]

Credit to photos of plants and cat goes to Lucy Mitchell. Thank you

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