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Pet-friendly Plants

Updated: Jul 17, 2018

The most beautiful (and safest!) houseplants to have if you own pets.

Just ask any pet-owner about their experience with having plants in their home and they will have a horror story, guaranteed.

"I once spent $100 on a beautiful fiddle leaf fig for my house. I came home one day and caught my cat climbing up it, bear-style. She had pulled off all the leaves and taken bites out of each one. That poor tree never stood a chance!" -Amanda

While some pets just can't resist exploring houseplants, you can at least mitigate your stress by choosing a plant that's resilient, inexpensive, and safe for pets to chew on (just in case). Check out our picks below.


Bamboo is a hearty plant that's easy to grow and completely safe for your pets to be around (and eat).

Spider Plant:

This bright, non-toxic, air-purifying plant is a beautiful addition to any pet-filled home. It's pretty low maintenance too!

Boston Fern:

The Boston Fern is a lush houseplant that is safe around both dogs and cats. They love humidity so toss one (or a few!) in your bathroom to turn your loo into a tropical oasis.

Areca Palm:

Not only are areca palms safe around pets, they help purify your home by removing benzene, formaldehyde and trichloroethylene from the air. Thanks plant!

What other plants do you keep in your home with your pets? What kinds of plants do your pets love to chew on the most? Let us know!


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