Paige Rose Shestak
 
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About Me
  • Birthday March 26th, 1998
  • Country United States
  • Interests
    Running, Plants, Reading
  • Plant Knowledge Level
    Minimal

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  • Cat Menace
    Hello, 

    My cat has taken it upon himself to terrorize my poor plants! I found my staghorn fern out of the pot and on the ground this morning and my money tree is also out of the pot! I am at a loss of what to do :( Please help! I don't want to give up on being a plant parent!

    Any advice would be great!
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      Chelsea Hmmm... I’m trying to think what got my cat to stop doing this.. how old is he? My cat did this when he was a kitten, but grew out of this phase. If your cat is already older, I think course correcting might take some work but be necessary here! Try putting your plants in a secure spot during the night (bathroom with a closed door maybe?). Then during the day when you’re around, I’d leave a spray bottle in close proximity, and give him a quick squirt when you see him messing with the plants. It seems harsh, but they only way I’ve gotten my guy not to be a total terror is associate the bad behavior with his energy: water. Hope this helps :/