Catnip Tea For Cats Reddit. Cats like to roll around in catnip. Cats are receptive to a volatile oil (an oil that evaporates in the air) found in the stems and leaves of the catnip herb.
They also have a glass water dish with a filter/fountain. Catnip (nepeta cataria) is a perennial herb that is a member of the mint family. Catnip may drive a cat “crazy,” yet it doesn’t affect humans in the same way.
People and cats alike loved it and catnip was used in herbal medicines and for cooking.
It’s also called catmint, catsup, catwort, nip, new and field balm, and most of these names come from the plant’s obvious attraction to cats. Longest i've seen any of my cats drink. Catnip doesn’t affect people the way it does cats, though. It does this through its scent.