13 Houseplants That Are Safe for Cats and Dogs

13 Houseplants That Are Safe for Cats and Dogs

By Samantha Daly
If you have pets, these indoor plants are a worry-free way to add greenery to your home.

Common household plants like aloe and philodendron are toxic to pets, causing distressing symptoms like irritation, vomiting, and diarrhea. Keep your furry friends safe with these pet-friendly picks.

Air Plant

Small Live Assorted Air Plant - Set of 12
Selected from a collection of over 50 species, we hand-pick each of these air plants for an eclectic assortment of colors and textures just for you! Officially named Tillandsias, air plants are striking tropical plants capable of absorbing water + nutrients through their leaves - no soil required!...
The Sill Xerographica Air Plant
Air Plants grow without being rooted in soil. This Xerographica is characterized by its silvery grey leaves that form a rosette shape. It measures approximately 5-6" in diameter. They require bright, indirect light and water weekly. All air plants are pet-friendly.

Bird’s Nest Fern

The Sill Bird’s Nest Fern
The Bird’s Nest Fern is paired with our Prospect Planter, an earthenware pot measuring 5.5" tall and 7" wide. Your plant height and length may vary slightly. It comes potted in our soil mix to increase plant health, longevity, and growth. The Prospect Planter does not have a drainage hole.

Echeveria

The Sill Echeveria Agavoides
The Echeveria is an iconic rosette-shaped succulent with drought tolerant fleshy green leaves. Echeveria belong to the stonecrop family, Crassulaceae, which gets its name from the fact that these plants can grow right out of cracks in rocks.

Kimberly Queen Fern

Majesty Palm

Bloomscape Majesty Palm
Healthy, beautiful plants delivered straight to your doorstep. A couple well placed plants can go a long way toward making a space feel alive and vibrant, warm and cozy, clean and cool — whatever vibe you’re looking for, Bloomscape has the plants to help you achieve it. The plants spend the first...

Money Tree Plant

The Sill Money Tree Plant
The Money Tree is a popular houseplant because of its resilience, ease of growth, and fun braided trunk.

Parlor Palm

The Sill Parlor Palm
The Parlor Palm is a favorite easy-care palm with tropical fronds known for its air purifying qualities.   Photo Courtesy of The Sill...

Pilea Peperomioides

The Sill Pilea Peperomioides
The Pilea Peperomioides, also called the pancake or UFO plant, is known for its cute coin-shaped leaves. Pilea peperomioides (Urticaceae) is an Asiatic perennial herb that is native to Yunnan Province in Southern China at the foot of the Himalayas. For a long time, this plant has been a mystery.

Prayer Plant

The Sill Maranta
The Maranta is paired with our August Planter, a ceramic pot measuring 4.5" tall and 5" wide. This plant is pet-friendly. Your plant height may vary slightly. It comes potted in our potting mix to increase plant health, longevity, and growth. The August features drainage holes and saucer.
Bloomscape Red Prayer Plant
Healthy, beautiful plants delivered straight to your doorstep. A couple well placed plants can go a long way toward making a space feel alive and vibrant, warm and cozy, clean and cool — whatever vibe you’re looking for, Bloomscape has the plants to help you achieve it. The plants spend the first...
Calathea Medallion Peacock Plant
The medallion calathea has gorgeous, round foliage & a purple underbelly.

Spider Plant

Bloomscape Potted Spider Live Plant
The easy-to-care-for Ribbon Plant looks great hanging from a ceiling or sitting atop a mantle and is known for its tremendous air-purifying qualities.   Photo Courtesy of West Elm...

Staghorn Fern

The Sill Staghorn Fern
The Staghorn Fern is an epiphytic fern that gets its name from its green and silvery antler-like fronds.   Photo Courtesy of The Sill...

Stromanthe

Stromanthe Triostar Plant
A member of the prayer plant family, the Stromanthe Triostar or Magenta Triostar boasts colorful leaves that almost appear to be painted by Mother Nature herself.

Zebra Hawthornia

The Sill Haworthia Zebra
The Haworthia is a classic drought tolerant succulent marked by ridges that are often bright white. Haworthia are hardy succulents that are so closely related to gasterias and aloes that they can cross breed with each other freely to form hybrids.
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The Sill Pet-Friendly Plants Monthly Subscription
Pet parents can be plant parents too, with our Pet-Friendly Potted Plant Subscription Box.
The Cat Ladies Organic Pet Grass Kit
Grow your four-legged family member a safe, healthy treat in your own home, and indulge your inner crazy cat lady, with The Cat Ladies Organic Pet Grass Kit with Planter.  Their certified organic blend of wheat, oats, rye, barley and flax undergoes a strict selection process to ensure you...

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