I have an American Shorthair/Siamese mix, 6 years old, and he's a very social little guy around the house, except when the Christmas tree is up. He ignores the other plants around the house (he normally does anyways), ignores his regular favorite toys, and even ignores all of the dangly and shiny ornaments.
Christmas can be a scary time for pets, especially cats who can't resist the tree and other holiday plants, many of which are poisonous. Toxicity of. Nov 27, 2007 · Feral Cats and Rescue Caring for Strays and Ferals;. Cats& Artificial Christmas Trees. Discussion in 'Cat Health' started by shad, Nov 27. I had to take mine down before Christmas after someone was eating it and vomited some of the fake tree. I love your attitude about the the tree, though. I would so let mine in it, too, if.
Christmas trees and decorations are a yearly challenge. Live, cut Christmas trees can be deadly for cats. Pine needles can be ingested and puncture intestines, and pine is highly toxic to cats, potentially causing liver damage and death. I love Christmas trees and cannot imagine a Christmas without one. I have 4 cats, 15, 9, 3 and 1. 5. The only cat that caused problems was the 9 yo one, but that was a long time ago, only his first 3 Christmases and all he did was take down the bottom branch ornaments to play with them.
Artificial Trees May Be a Helpful Solution. Pre-cat, you may have shunned the idea of a" fake" Christmas tree. But cats alter the equation. With an artificial tree, you don't have to worry about needles, water, or sap.
Can Cats and Christmas Trees Co-Exist? If you have a cat, you don’t need us to tell you how challenging it can be to keep your cat out of restricted areas of the house. Cats are slinky little creatures. Jan 10, 2016 · Funny Cats and Kittens vs Christmas Trees - Funny Cats Christmas Compilation - part 2 Follow us on Facebook 1 Cats can cause a lot of problems if they play with Christmas trees, but you can take precautions.
2 Cats can get hurt, sick, or worse if they eat treated tree water, tinsel, pine needles, or glass ornaments. Real Christmas trees contain fir tree oil that is considered to be mildly toxic to cats. The fir tree oil, if consumer by your cat, can cause mouth and stomach irritation. Though most cats typically will not eat the needles of a tree, there are some cats that be curious enough to do so. Dec 04, 2014 · Cats VS Christmas Trees.
the battle continues! Even though I knew we couldn't leave the Christmas tree up this year because it would be dangerous and Marmalade would more than likely eat.
DIY Climbable Christmas Tree For Cats. I have to have this as my Christmas tree this year and it shall be done! Find this Pin and more on Cat Proofing The Christmas Tree by Long Island Cat Kitten Solution. DIY Climbable Christmas Tree- a great idea for cat owners around the holidays. It can seem like Christmas trees and cats go together like oil and vinegar, they just. Fake snow, mistletoe, holly, and poinsettias are all toxic to cats in some. Is your cat smitten by your Christmas tree – so intrigued that she clambers onto it.
If it's a plastic tree, a small amount of Citronella oil shaken into a bottle of. I would like to know your thoughts about cats and Christmas trees, both real and artificial. I am very concerned about my cat, Sonny, ingesting some of the tree. Here are a few suggestions avoiding Christmas tree accidents. like aluminum foil or plastic wrap, to cover the reservoir so your cat cannot get into the water.
Dec 12, 2008. If its a plastic tree, a small amount of Citronella oil shaken into a bottle of water and misted on to the tree makes it smell unpleasant to the cat but. Nov 25, 2015. Artificial Trees May Provide Less Cat Appeal Although I absolutely love the scent of a real live Christmas tree, we have had nothing but artificial. Pre-cat, you may have shunned the idea of a" fake" Christmas tree. But cats alter the equation. With an artificial tree, you don't have to worry about needles.
Keep a small spray bottle full of water near the tree. If your cats still go after the tree, a light spritz of water on their back and a stern" NO! " will get.