What is catnip?

iVillage Member
Registered: 02-18-2013
What is catnip?
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Tue, 04-16-2013 - 8:28am

What is catnip and is it safe for a not fully grown cat?

Community Leader
Registered: 03-24-2000
Tue, 04-16-2013 - 10:13am

Catnip is a herb that most cats are very attracted to.  Yes it's safe for cats of all ages. 


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Community Leader
Registered: 07-02-1999
Wed, 04-17-2013 - 8:07pm
some younger cats won't react - I have heard under 6 months. But it is harmless - gives them a "happy" buzz. You can grow your own - but I suggest containers as it can be invasive and take over. :)
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Community Leader
Registered: 01-25-2000
Tue, 04-30-2013 - 4:24pm

Easy to grow.  I grow it off and on.  Only one cat I have had of all the cats that it affected though.  He would go nuts with it, but the others.....not so much.

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