8 Succulents Safe for  Cats

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Popular succulents like flower-shaped echeveria species are cat-friendly and low-maintenance. Mexican peacock echeveria thrives in sunlight and occasional watering, making it excellent for brown-thumbed houseplants.  

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Mexican Peacock Echeveria

In your little location, the compact haworthia species' spiky striped or spotted leaf will create a statement without harming tabbies.These plants like bright, indirect light, but unlike many succulents, they may thrive in reduced light if watered sparingly.  

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Chinese money plant (Pilea peperomioides) foliage is cat-friendly and easy to maintain with bright, indirect light and sporadic watering. If rumors are true, this easy-to-grow plant may bring you financial success.  

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Chinese Money Plant

Donkey's Tail (Sedum morganianum) tendrils won't bother your cat. Beware that playful paws could break the fragile stems. Choose a sunny area and water when the well-draining potting mix is dry to optimize this hanging succulent's length.  

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Donkey's Tail

If you have a hens and chicks succulent (Sempervivum tectorum), cats and chickens will get along. These resilient succulents can develop a mat across your outdoor rock garden if you avoid extremely dark places and choose well-draining soil.  

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Hens and Chicks

Dragon fruit cactus (Hylocereus undatus) is a stunning cat-safe cactus without prickles.3 With enough bright sun and attentive watering, your plant may produce tasty exotic fruit.  

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Dragon Fruit Cactus

The compact ghost plant (Graptopetalum paraguayense) is named for its rosette-forming foliage's pale gray to whitish icing. This succulent is another harmless pet succulent, so your cat won't mind this farina layer.  

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Ghost Plant

It's possible that finicky cacti are off limits for curious cats, but the Christmas cactus is safe for them to interact with.  

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Christmas Cactus

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