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Cat Grass (Oat Grass, Wheat Grass, Orchard Grass, Barley Grass, Rye Grass)

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  • Common Name: Cat Grass (Oat Grass, Wheat Grass, Orchard Grass, Barley Grass, Rye Grass)
  • Latin Name: Avena sativa; Triticum spp.; Dactylis glomerata; Hordeum spp.; Lolium perenne
  • Family Name: Poaceae/Graminae
There are quite a few plants sold as Cat Grass that you can grow indoors for your cat.  These consist of various cereal grains, some of which are listed below, and the young grasses can be fed to your tortoise.  If the cat grass matures do not allow the tortoise to eat the seeds produced as they are too high in protein.  

Oat Grass (Avena sativa)
Wheat Grass (Triticum spp.)
Orchard Grass (Dactylis glomerata)
Barley Grass (Hordeum spp.)
Rye Grass (Lolium perenne)
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