To help raise awareness on holiday pet safety, here are some common tips to consider with your pets this holiday season:
- Use Paw-Friendly Plants—Plants are sometimes the perfect touch for creating the ultimate décor. However, certain plants pose serious dangers to our cats including the popular eucalyptus and poinsettias! To make sure you aren’t introducing any dangerous plants into your home this holiday season, we suggest reviewing the full list of dangerous plants provided by The Cat Fanciers’ Association.
- Food Safety—Sometimes we humans like to indulge in edible holiday offerings that include side effects of fulfillment, joy and the occasional yawn. However, we must be mindful that food safe for humans may not be pur-fectly safe for our cats! In some cases, side effects from certain foods can be severe to potentially life-threatening! To be sure you don’t offer up any dangerous treats this holiday season we recommend reading and printing this full list of dangerous food items for cats.
- Deck the Halls with Safety—Avoid using tinsel, ribbons and string as cats and dogs are attracted to eating them and they can cause intestinal blockages. Here’s a helpful post on
How to Pick Pet Safe Holiday Décor to ensure the decorations in your house don’t pose dangers to your pets!
Now that you have read up on some common but important pet safety tips, we invite you to share any other tips you feel are important right here on Clearing the Air.
Have a happy and safe holiday season!
-World’s Best Cat Litter™