December 05, 2017

How to Keep Your Christmas Tree Pet-Free

O Christmas Tree, O Christmas Tree—how very lovely your branches are on my hardwood floor because my cat toppled you over. This year, don’t choose between your tree and your pet. Instead, follow these 5 tips to keep your Christmas tree pet-free this holiday season.
By Kerry Lengyel
4. Cover the Water
Filling your tree stand with water is a necessity to keep the tree alive and healthy, but it’s just asking for trouble from thirsty pets. Be sure to cover the stand with a tree skirt to make sure your tree is the only thing that’s drinking the water.
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