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Double Joy: Plants and Cats and Poisonous Plants to Avoid with @Plant_Lady_is_the_New_Cat_Lady


Meagan with a thriving cutting her garden superstar mom gifted her

Cats and Plants Perfection


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Meagan Rosson is the creator behind the Instagram account: plant_lady_is_the_new_cat_lady. Her two gorgeous cats: Mack and Brooklyn, are quickly becoming “Instagram famous” due to Meagan’s hilarious Instagram stories of their impressive acrobatics around her one bedroom apartment and their relationship with her growing collection of 60+ plants.

Meagan and I met early on in both of our plant journeys and have watched each other’s love for plants grow. Since I have no pets, I knew Meagan would be the perfect person to discuss the ups and downs with living with cats and plants and the toxic plants to avoid if you have Cats. We have a fun conversation about her hilarious stories of joining her two loves. She also gives some advice and her perspective on how to live successfully with cats and plants, and how to avoid choosing plants that could be toxic if ingested.

Disclaimer: we are not Veterinarians, plant toxicity specialists or plant scientists. If you have questions about plant toxicity we encourage you to check out ASPCA’s website (link below) and make decisions you are comfortable with for your Urban Jungle.

If you want to learn how to protect your cat against poisonous houseplants- this episode is for you! Want to hear about another Plant/Cat ladies journey and funny stories? This episode is for you!

In this episode we learn:

  • Meagan’s journey from no plants to 60 + plants and the creation of @Plant_Lady_is_the_New_Cat_Lady
  • How her love for plants started in a Plant 101 class with Bloom and Grow Radio Alum, Summer Rayne Oakes of Homestead Brooklyn!
  • How to make sure your plants in your apartment are non toxic for your cats
  • Tips for having cats and plants live harmoniously together
  • Natural deterrents for keeping your pets away from your plants (links to purchase below)
  • How to band-aid your plant when your pet nibbles or plays too aggressively with it
  • A basic guide for how to find out what plants are toxic, different levels of toxicity and where to find solid information to set you up for success
  • Signs to look for incase your cat has ingested a poisonous plant
  • Why Meagan thinks everyone should have houseplants


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Links Mentioned in the Interview

Click here for the ASPCA poisonous plant list

Click here for the Pet Poison Helpline

Click below for the all natural Cat Deterrent sprays Meagan mentions in the interview:

Nature's Miracle Just For Cats No Scratch Deter Spray

Grannicks Bitter Apple for Dogs Spray

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  1. Alvis says:

    Great podcast. I am looking for the app that you mentioned that lets you know which way your home faces. You mentioned sundial, but I am not too sure. I didn’t see it in the links.

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