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Re: now cats eating plants

Zem - have you tried keeping a pot of cat grass in the house? I keep one
at all times next to Sugar's dish, and she eats it and never bothers my

One time she nibbled a spider plant I brought inside during a cold snap,
took one or two steps and promptly threw it up. If it's not cat grass
(wheat grass) she is NOT interested. She may look and sniff, but she
will not nibble. Plus it's good for their digestion, she's nearly 8 and
has never had a hairball. Not one. Food for thought if you'll forgive
the pun :-)


---------- Original Message ----------------------------------
From: Zemuly@aol.com
Reply-To: gardenchat@hort.net
Date:  Tue, 11 Mar 2003 19:39:03 EST

>In a message dated 03/11/2003 9:25:55 AM Central Standard Time, 
>> anybody know if hibiscus are poisonous to felines?
>NO, and I should know that one. <LOL> I must say, however, that mine have 
>never eaten any at least not that I know of. This year I moved 8 Brugmansias 
>into "their" room, and they have not bothered them at all, although they love 
>bromeliads -- will snatch small ones off logs or out of their pots.  All 
>their little leaves look chewed, and the leaves on the Neomarica caerulea 
>(walking iris) are positively ragged. :-)
>zone 7
>West TN
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Pam Evans
Kemp TX/zone 8A


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