Do cats get high on catnip?
u never tried catnip that **** gets u high as hell
Cats roll on catnip because it releases the drug called Nepetalactone. This causes the cat to have a "high" sensation. This high lasts for 10-15 minutes, and is a safe natural high for the cat. (No need to worry). Cats know when they have had enough and move on. Some cats will not even go near catnip. For more information about catnip check out this infographic: http://www.catnipsum.com/sciency_stuff.html
Yes my male cats seem to get high off cat nip
Yes and no. It does give them a high but it is not dangerous
There is an oil in the plant that catnip originates from that cats are extremely susceptible to. The smell of the catnip, or the plant, causes cats to behave in a certain manner. Therefore, catnip becomes a natural addition for cats.
there are 250different species of catnip and when cats consume it they feel high for a while it also causes a mild high in humans too. and its legal so get eating your nip enjoy it causes a high in some people; about 1 in 7
Because cats biochemistry and physiology are different from other groups of animals. Catnip doesn't actually only work on cats! Some dogs like catnip too! And catnip doesn't work on all cats, only about 2/3 of them like it.
it depends on how dangerous the catnip is
Catnip is safe for your cat.
Cats are able to consume catnip, but ONLY in small amounts. Big amounts can cause digestion problems. The aroma of catnip is what makes them have the euphoric "high". Catnip has actually been shown to act as a sedative to cats when eaten, though they eat and chew on it to release more of the oils, so technically eating it would help enhance the euphoric high they're having. (Just might make them sleepy)
Cats do get high if they ingest or play with catnip. I hope you're not giving your cat alcohol.
Catnip is not harmful to cats
Big cats including tigers and lions like catnip just like domestic house cats.
Catnip is almost like a drug. It's like getting "high" but for cats. There's a particular chemical that triggers this reaction in their brains when they sniff it. However, it is not really known why it effects cats in the way it does, but it is due to a chemical called Nepetalactone that is released from the plant when a cat rubs, chews or otherwise "bruises" the leaves. Some cats aren't affected by catnip, and… Read More
About half of all cats are genetically drawn to catnip, although it doesn't show up until they are between 3 and 6 months old. Although cats have a physical reaction to catnip, including drooling, extra playfulness and some aggressiveness, catnip is not thought to be harmful to cats.
There are many materials that are needed to make catnip treats for cats. Examples of materials that are needed to make catnip treats for cats include soil, water, and sun.
Yes catnip makes cats go crazy, for the most part. My cat loves catnip so much that he likes to rub his face in it and try to eat it. It's so funny! I love giving it to him. When he has some he jumps really high after his toy mouse. Here is an excellent infographic all about catnip to help you understand it better: http://www.catnipsum.com/sciency_stuff.html
Some cats are not affected by catnip no matter how old they are. Others go bonkers with it.
Some cats really like catnip.
I think all cats like catnip, regardless of gender.
Yes, catnip is certainly legal in the UK, and is widely available. Catnip is usually used in or on cat toys, scratching posts, and can be sold as powder, spray and there are even catnip-flavoured treats for cats.
No, because catnip is harmless to cats. Some cats may vomit if they eat catnip leaves, or a large amount of catnip leaves, but that is a normal reaction when cats eat a lot of any plant. Otherwise, catnip will have no negative effects on your cat's health. It should be noted that some cats may react aggressively to catnip rather than happily. This is only because different cats respond in different ways to catnip… Read More
You don't feed it to them, you sprinkle it on their toys or in a toy filled with catnip for them to enjoy their kitty high. It's also good to sprinkle on their scratch post to get them to scratch the post and not your furniture.
No, Catnip actually helps with digestion, although catnip will make your cat loopy
It is not known exactly what happens to a cats brain when exposed to catnip. However we know the chemical known as Nepetalactone is what triggers a response from the cat. Not all cats will react to Catnip and it seems to be a inherited trait.
Catnip is a type of mint and rubbing or sniffing catnip gives them a sort of high (it is not dangerous though). It is not really known why it effects cats in the way it does, but it is due to a chemical called Nepetalactone that is released from the plant when a cat rubs, chews or otherwise "bruises" the leaves. There is speculation that it may mimic a cat pheromone, but this has yet… Read More
It has a positive affect on them Cats love catnip toys. You can even buy a package of catnip and put it in an old sock for them to play with. It won't hurt the cat. It makes them happy.
No, Catnip is a member of the mint family, which has about 250 species. The essential oil in catnip, nepetalactone, has a powerful effect on cats. It can turn the grumpiest cat into a hyper, happy, bouncing kitten. Or maybe it could turn them agressive. I'd say catnip is a drug for cats ... ( Hoped this helped!)
Actually, a kitten can not have too much catnip. Catnip is completely harmless to cats.
this s a stupid question they like it because they can eat it
Catnip is a herb mixture that cats like. If you take a sniff of catnip it will smell like tea. You can buy catnip at any pet store or Target, Kmart, or Walmart.
No they love it
Cats do not consume catnip, they smell it and it drives them crazy.
There's a special chemical in it that cats like. Male cats like catnip better because the same chemical can be found in female cat urine.
Probably its not affected by the catnip. Some cats don't get crazy by inhaling catnip. Its just a normal thing. They'll just meow and roll into the catnip.
Cats eat mice and catnip everyday
Catnip works by releasing a scent that cats love. Cats are attracted to the scent and may eat the cat nip or just roll around in it. Eventually they will lose interest, and move on.
To some cats, catnip just doesn't appeal, whether they had a vaccination or not. However, some cats are very attracted to the scent.
The herb Catnip contains a chemical called nepatalactone. A similar chemical is also found in female cats' urine, and can make cats behave in a peculiar way.
Even though cats go crazy and some even seem drugged around catnip it's not a drug. It's actually an herb that belongs to the mint family. When the leaves are broken it releases a certain chemical that most cats respond to. All cats respond differently to catnip. Some of them walk away cuz they couldn't care less, but others go ape. The cats that do go crazy are responding to the active ingredient in catnip… Read More
You can't. Catnip has no psychoactive effect on humans. It is not a drug and it will not get you high.
Hahahaha boy what a dilly question! Catnip being a drug for cats is just a funny joke they make in movies and books! They do it for laughter but still don't feed your cat too much catnip you don't want it to Fay do you?
Not much. they're supposed to like the smell and go to it, but my cats don't. Some cats do though, its like a drug for them i guess. Iv'e seen some cats act really strange around it! Catnip has a drug in the leaves and stem called 'nepetalactone'. Nepetalactone is thought to be similar to LSD, but some people think it's like cannabis. Sniffing catnip releases the drug, but biting bruises it and therefore releases… Read More
Catnip tea is known to help people relax and fall asleep.
Catnip contains a chemical that some cats (but not all cats) find attractive.
Yes, they generally do too. :)
Only if catnip is involved.
not in the UK
Catnip (nepeta cataria) is mainly used for cats because it contains the oil nepetalactone that makes cats become "high" but humans use it as well for medicinal purposes. It can be consumed as a tea! So, my answer is yes. It is alright to give a hamster catnip. It will have no effect but remember, their natural diet is always more important.
The effects of catnip on cats are many and varied: - only 1 in 2 cats is effected by catnip. - Kittens less than 8 weeks old have no effect - High lasts 10-15 minutes - Cat will only want more 2+ hours later. - Effects range from sedate, to happy, to aggressive. Each cat has a different response. The effects of catnip on humans is not proven. - Has been used as a herbal… Read More
Yes. There are no known health risks associated with catnip. Though it seems to affect cats like a drug, it doesn't cause addiction or any of the problems we associate with humans and drugs.