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The information on this page is not veterinary advice. A number of factors (amount of substance ingested, size of the animal, allergies, etc.) determine what is toxic to a particular animal. If you think your pet has eaten something potentially toxic, call your vet or the Animal Poison Control Center below.
The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals® - ASPCA® - Animal Poison Control Center® - APCC® - [Your best resource for any animal poison-related emergency, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. If you think your pet may have ingested a potentially poisonous substance, call (888) 426-4435. A consultation fee may apply.]
Focusing on dogs, cats, horses, and birds, the ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center’s (APCC) free mobile app helps owners quickly identify over 300 potential everyday hazards, provides crucial information about the severity of the problem and critical next steps.
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Many plants and flowers are highly toxic, poisonous, and even fatal to cats.Read this important article from PETMD titled Poisonous Plants for Cats. Plants add color, texture and beauty to your home and yard, but some plants are toxic for your cat(s).
IMPORTANT: Emily Parker, from catological lists 470 plants that are dangerous for cats.
Just Some of the Plants & Flowers Toxic to Cats:
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3/2/2020 "Plants can bring a room to life, and that’s likely what you’re thinking about when you buy them. But if you’re a pet parent, there’s something else you absolutely need to consider: A lot of plants are incredibly toxic to cats. In minor cases, a toxic plant can cause gastro upset or skin irritation, but in serious cases, it can lead to organ failure, seizures, or even death." - Reader's Digest
2/21/2020 "Many common houseplants can make your cats ill, and a few can be deadly. Among the most dangerous plants are dieffenbachia, lily of the valley and philodendron. Various ivies and yews can be troublesome, too, and the bulbs of plants popular for forcing into early indoor bloom — such as amaryllis, daffodils and tulips — can cause problems for the cat who likes to dig and chew." - StarTribune
2/15/2020 "It is the symbol of resurrection, a favorite Easter flower, but there's a dark side to these beautiful flowers. They are absolutely deadly poisonous to domestic cats." "If you suspect that your cat has eaten any part of a lily or its pollen or has drunk water from a vase containing lilies, immediately call your veterinarian or a pet poison control center. –U.S. Food and Drug Administration, 2019" - Desert Sun
2/12/2020 "Many common houseplants can make your cats ill, and a few can be deadly. Among the most dangerous are dieffenbachia, lily of the valley and philodendron. Various ivies and yews can be troublesome, too, and the bulbs of plants popular for “forcing” into early indoor bloom -- such as amaryllis, daffodils and tulips -- can cause problems for the cat who likes to dig and chew." - GoErie.com
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