Plants are great because they can spruce up any living space and they will release an aroma in the air that will make your home feel more homely and welcoming. Plants will help us breath better by taking out carbon dioxide and giving oxygen to the air that we breath, however, it could hurt many of our loved ones.
If you have a pet, especially a cat, you will want to make sure that they don't bother with the plants. Most plants will seriously harm or make your cat sick. If you don't want to deal with high vet bills, make sure that your cat knows that plants aren't good for them.
You may think that your beautiful plants are so great and they really do a lot for house, but you don't realize that some can be deadly to the family pet. Many plants are poisonous to cats so you should avoid them from eating any plant, whether it is in your home or not.
You can find a list of plants that are poisonous to your cat, but it might be a smaller list if you search for plants that won't hurt your cat. In some cases, the plants that harm are only certain parts, things like seeds, berries, roots, spouts, and shells could be poisonous, but not the whole plant.
If you find that there is a plant poisonous in the house, it is your discretion to keep the plant or the cat. However, if you train your cat not to go near plants, they usually won't bother. They will also get the picture when they become sick.
As for the plants that are okay for your cat, you will find ferns, cacti, catnip, African violets, Coleus, grape ivy, goldfish plant, mini roses, spider plants, shrimp plants, prayer plants, begonias, philodendron, wandering Jew, and Swedish ivy. If your cat eats any plant, make sure you know what and then call your vet just to make sure that it won't seriously hurt the family pet.
You may even want to contact the vet when you are brining new plants into the home. This way you know if it's going to hurt them or not and you can take the proper measures for the cat's safety. However, most plants will just make them sick, it's not usually something that will be deadly. However, it doesn't hurt to ask the vet if you should worry.