These 19 plants and flowers are popular decorations around the house and garden. But did you know they are actually poisonous to cats?
Unfortunately, they aren’t all that great for your cat. Some flowers and plants are even toxic to your furry feline. Ingestion of (parts of ) the plant or flower can result in problems with the respiratory system, digestive tract, cardiac problems and even death.
Be extremely careful with the following flowers and plants*/**:
Amaryllis (Amaryllis sp.)
Autumn Crocus (Colchicum autumnale)
Azaleas and Rhododendrons (Rhododendron sp.)
Castor Bean (Ricinus communis)
Chrysanthemum (Chrysanthemum sp.)
Cyclamen (Cyclamen sp.)
Dumb Cane (Dieffenbachia sp.)
English Ivy (Hedera helix)
Kalanchoe (Kalanchoe sp.)
Lilies (Lilium sp.) –
extremely poisonous! Even ingesting some of the pollen can result in serious illness!
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.)
Daffodils (Narcissus sp.)
Should your cat experience problems breathing or eating, excessive drooling, excessive drinking and urinating, vomiting, diarrhea, or a fast, slow or irregular heartbeat, please contact your vet immediately!
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*Please note that this is a list of the most commonly occurring flowers and plants only
** Please note that we are not responsible for the representability of the images included in this blog post. When in doubt about whether a plant is harmful for your cat, please contact your vet.
Source images: Wikipedia