Non-toxic air cleaning houseplants?

Monique Reed monique at
Fri Sep 6 09:20:30 EST 2002

There are ways to keep cats out of the houseplants.  A little cayenne
in the potting soil discourages digging and toileting behavior.  Most
cats find bitter apple or citrus unappetizing, so spritzing plants
with them discourages nibbling.  You can buy bitter apple spray for
just this purpose.  A dilute solution of orange oil cleaner will also
do the trick.  You can provide "kitty greens" (sprouting grass)
elsewhere for kitty to eat.

Monique Reed
whose tortie makes wonderful spitty faces
when confronted with anything citrus

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