PLANTS THAT MAY POISON YOUR CAT

There are indoor and outdoor plants that can potentially make your beloved kitty very ill. Among the most common are the following:

Amaryllis (Amaryllis sp.)
Autumn Crocus (Colchicum autumnale)
Azaleas and Rhododendrons (Rhododendron sp.)
Castor Bean (Ricinus communis)
Chrysanthemum (Chrysanthemum sp.)
Cyclamen (Cyclamen sp.)
English Ivy (Hedera helix)
Kalanchoe (Kalanchoe sp.)
Lilies (Lilium sp.)
Marijuana (Cannabis sativa)
Oleander (Nerium oleander)
Peace Lily (Spathiphyllum sp.)
Pothos (Epipremnum aureum)
Sago Palm (Cycas revoluta)
Spanish thyme (Coleus ampoinicus)
Tulip and Narcissus bulbs (Tulipa and Narcissus sp.)
Yew (Taxus sp.)

Lilies are cited to be the most deadly for cats. Symptoms of poisoning include drooling, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, loss of appetite, excessive drinking or difficulty breathing. There is a poison control line (1-855-213-6680)that can be consulted but it is best to get immediate veterinary care.

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