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Old 04-19-2016, 02:28 PM
 
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Edward wants to eat the plant matter that gets tracked into the house, leaves and such. He's probably hungry for something I'm not providing for him. Aren't there plants which you can grow inside (he never goes outside), which are good for cats?

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Old 04-20-2016, 08:10 AM
 
Location: Wisconsin
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You can grow "cat grass," which is essentially rye or oat grass. It has a shorter life span, so get two pots and start them a couple of weeks apart, and have a constant supply.

Catnip and silvervine (herbs) are safe for kitties too!
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Old 04-20-2016, 10:35 AM
 
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There's tons of this stuff on Amazon but the reviews indicate that mold frequently developes, or it doesn't come up at all.
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Old 04-20-2016, 10:49 AM
 
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There's tons of this stuff on Amazon but the reviews indicate that mold frequently developes, or it doesn't come up at all.
Those must be some poor-quality seeds. I've never had that problem, but then again, I've always bought the seeds locally. Many pet stores carry them, and places that sell seeds for gardens often do too. Heck, if you have access to a feed and seed store you could get them super cheap.
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Old 04-20-2016, 11:59 AM
 
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We seed feed oats in small pots which then go into heavy over pots to keep the furries (hopefully) from dragging them all over. Plain gras sees will work as well. Keep a cat nip plant around and dole out samples.
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Old 04-20-2016, 03:39 PM
 
Location: Cody, WY
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Spider plants are safe; many cats love them. It's supposed to be nearly impossible to kill a spider plant, but a cat can do it. I had a cat who loved to lie on spider plants. That did the job very quickly.

The good thing about spider plants is that they throw out many runners. So if you have one you'll soon have twenty. You can then let the cats have their fun.
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Old 04-20-2016, 05:55 PM
 
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I'm disabled and don't drive. If someone has purchased a product on Amazon, let me know.
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Old 04-24-2016, 10:22 AM
 
Location: San Francisco Bay Area
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We typically buy the grass in the produce section at the local market (Raley's) for $2.29. We used to buy "cat grass" at the pet shop for $7, but found the local grocery store version to be just as good.
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Old 04-25-2016, 08:09 AM
 
Location: Wisconsin
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I'm disabled and don't drive. If someone has purchased a product on Amazon, let me know.
I have used the Smarty Cat brand grass (bought in a pet store). However, it seems that they sell just the "kits" on Amazon vs just the seeds. Still, the brand was good, so FWIW.
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