Protect Your House Plants From Your Cats With Citrus Peels

Protect Your House Plants from Your Cats with Citrus Peels

Even if it's not catnip, many cats have a thing for plants. One way to keep your house plants safe from your cat: Leave leftover citrus peels on the soil of the plant.

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HomeEdit notes that cats dislike the smell of citrus (likely because citrus oil is toxic to cats), so they will stay away from the plant.

If you're concerned your cat might eat the citrus peels and get sick, try another tactic, such as placing double-sided tape or sandpaper around the plant.

Keep Your Houseplants Safe from Your Feline Friends [HomeEdit]


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