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Non-toxic air cleaning houseplants?

Rich Andrews nospam at charter.net
Fri Sep 6 11:37:36 EST 2002

Monique Reed <monique at mail.bio.tamu.edu> wrote in 
news:3D78B9AE.BD5D5E17 at mail.bio.tamu.edu:

> There are ways to keep cats out of the houseplants.  A little cayenne
> in the potting soil discourages digging and toileting behavior.  Most
> cats find bitter apple or citrus unappetizing, so spritzing plants
> with them discourages nibbling.  You can buy bitter apple spray for
> just this purpose.  A dilute solution of orange oil cleaner will also
> do the trick.  You can provide "kitty greens" (sprouting grass)
> elsewhere for kitty to eat.
> Monique Reed
> whose tortie makes wonderful spitty faces
> when confronted with anything citrus

I know one way to keep kitty out of the plants.  Turn kitty into dog food.


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