These expert tips will help you keep them away so you can keep your plants alive.

It s only natural for your furry friends to try and interact with houseplants, but in the process they can make a huge mess, ruin the plant, or even hurt themselves.

Inga Fricke, Director of Pet Retention Programs at the ASPCA, suggests a few tips at Apartment Therapy:

Always keep plants on tables or shelves where pets can t reach them.

Line the rim of the planter or the edge of the shelf with double-sided tape, another material cats hate to walk on.

It s all about keeping your houseplants out of reach from dogs, and deterring your cats from wanting to interact with them.

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