Catnip Plants for Cats?

Answer Catnip is a safe herb related to mint. Catnip contains nepetalactone, a compound that stimulates a cat's nervous system, causing a hallucinogenic chemical reaction in its brain. Not all cats like c... Read More »

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Are Catnip Plants Dangerous for Cats?

Soft, mouse-shaped toys stuffed with dried catnip are often purchased for cats by their owners. Exposure to catnip can alter a cat's behavior, but it is not dangerous. Does this Spa... Read More »

Help with CATNIP! When do i plant catnip And will Incects get to it if i do plant catnip outside?

Catnip grows like a weed around my farm and it is a lot hardier than the other mints around here that take some coddling and tend to have more insect pressure than catnip. But I am talking about 'n... Read More »

How to Grow Catnip for Homemade Catnip Toys?

It's not a myth--cats go wild for catnip! You can grow your own catnip to make homemade catnip cat toys, and your furry felines will beg for more. Catnip (Nepeta cataria), sometimes called catmint,... Read More »

How do you dry catnip?

One way would be in the oven on low temp. in a pan or on a separate rack or screen, and with the oven door open, checking every couple of hours, it will take a few depending how thickly you spread ... Read More »