Beautiful yet poisonous – 19 common plants and flowers to watch out for

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*/**:

this red Amaryllis is dangerous to cats

Amaryllis (Amaryllis sp.)

this purple autumn flower is dangerous to cats

Autumn Crocus (Colchicum autumnale)

this red Azalea is dangerous to cats

Azaleas and Rhododendrons (Rhododendron sp.)

the Castor Bean plants is dangerous to cats

Castor Bean (Ricinus communis)

this yellow Chrysanthemum flower is dangerous to cats

Chrysanthemum (Chrysanthemum sp.)

these purple Wild cyclamens are dangerous to cats

Cyclamen (Cyclamen sp.)

this green Dieffenbachia houseplant is dangerous to cats

Dumb Cane (Dieffenbachia sp.)

this Hedera helix is dangerous to cats

English Ivy (Hedera helix)

this Kalanchoe Sokotra is dangerous to cats

Kalanchoe (Kalanchoe sp.)

this Lilium candidum flower is dangerous to cats

Lilies (Lilium sp.) –
extremely poisonous! Even ingesting some of the pollen can result in serious illness!

the Cannabis sativa is a dangerous plant for cats

Marijuana (Cannabis sativa)

this pink Nerium_oleander is a dangerous flower for cats

Oleander (Nerium oleander)

this white Spathiphyllum cochlearispathum is a flower dangerous to cats

Peace Lily (Spathiphyllum sp.)

the Epipremnum aureum is a plant dangerous to cats

Pothos (Epipremnum aureum)

this Cycas inflorescence plant is dangerous to cats

Sago Palm (Cycas revoluta)

This pani koorkka is dangerous to cats

Spanish thyme (Coleus ampoinicus)

these pink tullips are dangerous to cats

Tulip and Narcissus bulbs (Tulipa and Narcissus sp.)

the Taxus baccata is dangerous to cats

Yew (Taxus sp.)

this Dafodils Narcissus flower is dangerous to cats

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