(Benefits vary with each kitty)
May help reduce levels of anxiety or stress.
Helps enhance your cat’s mood.
Can provide an alternative form of enrichment (olfactory stimulation, olfactory = relates to the sense of smell).
Helps encourage your cat to play more (great for the Garfields slouched on the couch).
May have a sedative effect.
The active ingredient has been proven to repel mosquitoes, ticks and mites, cats may have evolved to naturally protect themselves from insects when they are on the hunt, by rolling in the plants and covering their fur in a natural insect repellent!
Catnip can help in training, using it as a positive reinforcement tool, that can help when administering medicine or trimming your kitty’s nails.
Place in a cat-carrier to help entice cat for transport to vet or new dwelling, may help ease tension.
Can help kitty during stressful situations, such as a new cat in the home.
Catnip be added to a cat bath should that difficult situation arises. Helping calm your kitty = less splashing and scatching of human’s arms and hands!
Make a patty/poultice of catnip for any cat cuts or scratches.