Is mint poisonous to cats?

What are the potential risks associated with cats consuming mint, and how can I ensure the safety of my feline companion when it comes to plants like mint?

Mint itself isn’t deadly for cats, but the strong oils can upset their stomachs if they eat a lot. A nibble is likely fine, but keep mint plants out of reach to avoid a grumbling kitty belly. If you’re worried your cat ate too much mint, call the vet for advice.

Cats consuming mint may suffer stomach upset due to essential oils. Keep mint out of reach and offer cat-safe plants like catnip instead.

Mint can upset cats’ stomachs. Use cat-safe plants like catnip instead.