Buying a Kitten

What to expect from Breeders

Taking your Kitten home

Hazards in the Home

Poisonous Substances

Poisonous Plants

Grooming a Semi Long Haired Cat

Caring for a Stud Cat

Visiting Queens

Useful facts about Fleas

Flea Allergy in Cats


 

 

 


POISONOUS PLANTS 

  PLANTS (AND TREES) THAT ARE POISONOUS TO CATS
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Indicates those commonly found in the house:

* Amaryllis
   Cherry Tree
* Common or Cherry Laurel (Prunus Laurocherasus)
* Daffodil
   Delphinium
* Dumb canes (Dieffenbachia)
 
  Elderberry
* Elephant's ears (Caladium)
* False Jerusalem Cherry (Solanum Capicastrum)
   Foxglove
   Iris
   Lily of the Valley
* Lilium Longiflorum (Easter Lily) (flowers, leaves and stems toxic)
* Mistletoe
   Oak Tree
   Oleander
   Peach Tree
   Philodendron
* Poinsettia (Euphorbia Pulcherrima)
   Rhododendrons and Azaleas
* Rhubarb
* Spinach
* True Ivies (Hedra)

  Cats will avoid most of the poisonous substances and plants BUT 
  signs of poisoning include acute abdominal pain, violent vomiting
  diarrhoea, drooling, mouth irritation, seizure, coma

   If poisoning is suspected
take your cat to the vet immediately
with a sample of the suspected poison.