The Healthy Houseplant: Ten Feline-Friendly Selections

This post was written by guest blogger and cat mom of two Rebecca Kennedy. It’s no secret that plants are a lovely and valuable addition to the home. They can liven up a sterile room and elevate our mood. As natural air purifiers, plants also remove harmful pollutants from the air, notably gases emitted by common volatile organic compounds (VOCs) like benzene and formaldehyde. VOCs are found in many household and hobby products, and exposure to them can cause health problems such as headaches, nausea, and irritation to the eyes, nose, or throat. Some VOCs are known to cause cancer in both animals and humans. By filtering out these noxious fumes, plants help us and our animal companions breathe easier and… read more →