Veterinarian-written / veterinarian-approved articles for your cat.

What Does Catnip Do to Cats? Why Do Cats Like Catnip?

Catnip is truly an amazing plant! Find out more about how it works, the best ways to use it, and what you might be able to use instead if you have a cat who's not interested in catnip.

Read more: What Does Catnip Do to Cats? Why Do Cats Like Catnip?

Honeysuckle: An Alternative to Catnip

Not all cats react to catnip, but there is an alternative you can try. Honeysuckle causes many of the same effects in cats as catnip does.

Read more: Honeysuckle: An Alternative to Catnip



Disclaimer: This website is not intended to replace professional consultation, diagnosis, or treatment by a licensed veterinarian. If you require any veterinary related advice, contact your veterinarian promptly. Information at CatHealth.com is exclusively of a general reference nature. Do not disregard veterinary advice or delay treatment as a result of accessing information at this site.