Holiday Cactus Holiday cacti, including Thanksgiving cactus, Christmas cactus, and Easter cactus, are all safe to keep indoors around pets. These easy-to-care-for succulents are excellent pet-friendly houseplants to add a bit of color to your holiday decor.

Is cacti toxic to cats?

Cactus are not toxic if consumed, but their sharp spines make them hazardous to pets all the same. Take particular care with members of the Opuntia (Prickly Pear) genus.

Are succulents safe for cats?

Luckily, most succulents are considered non-toxic and are harmless to pets when ingested. Others contain skin irritants that can cause minor skin irritations, and some can cause mild symptoms when ingested.

Are succulents and cacti safe for cats?

If ingested, it can cause stomach upset–predominately vomiting–and lethargy. The nice thing about this plant is it works well as a hanging plant, making it easier to keep out of reach of our furry friends.

How do I protect my cat from cactus?

Aluminum Foil. This again can be found in most kitchens so you can utilize it by wrapping a layer around the top part of the succulent pot. You can also place bits of aluminum wrap on the soil as pets, especially cats, do not like to walk on this particular material.

Is aloe toxic to cats?

Aloe juice and pulp can be used to treat a variety of conditions in people, but it is highly toxic to cats. Keep aloe plants away from cats, like on your refrigerator or in your bedroom, and spray the plants with vinegar to make them less tasty to curious felines who find them.