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.
Cats do not consume catnip, they smell it and it drives them crazy.
Because of the smell
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.
not in the UK
Cats love the smell and taste of catnip, but catnip is also used by us, humans. We make tea from catnip. Catnip is a descendend from the mint family and the taste is very calming.
Call your vet, and check. I think is as early as 1?
it depends on how dangerous the catnip is
it depends. some cats the smell of mint, and others may not be able to stand it. i think most cats go crazy when they smell catnip, but it's best to just find out yourself.
Catnip is not harmful to cats