In this post, we review a list of common plants and flowers with photos that can be poisonous to your cat. Protect your cat and remove these from your home.
Cats, like dogs, will sometimes chew or eat house and garden plants. Some of these plants could make them sick. Others could even be fatal.
If you believe your cat may have eaten a toxic plant, call ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center Phone Number: (888) 426-4435
What plants are poisonous to cats?
- Peace Lily
- Spanish Thyme
- Tulip Bulbs
- Narcissus Bulbs
- English Ivy
- Autumn Crocus
- Castor Bean
- Sago Palm
You should avoid having ivy of all types in your home.
One of the most common types of ivy house plants, pathos, should be avoided.
The Philodendron plant is toxic to dogs and cats.
Kalanchoe may not kill your cat but it may make them nauseous and vomit.
There are thousands of types of lilies, but you should keep them all away from your cat.
Related: Reasons to Keep Cats Indoors
A common lily that is often shared as a gift, keep the Peace Lily away from your cat.
Eating the Spanish Thyme will cause stomach upset and diarrhea.
Tulip bulbs contain toxins which can be poisonous to cats, dogs, and horses.
Related: Foods That Are Dangerous For Dogs
Daffodil (Narcissus) Bulbs
Daffodils, for example, can cause stomach upsets, vomiting, or worse if your cat eats the foliage, flowers or pods.
English Ivy is a common outdoor plant that your cat should not eat.
The pollen, leaves, stems, and even water from the vase of these lilies can cause severe kidney failure in cats.
All parts of all types of the rhododendron are considered poisonous to both pets and humans.
Azaleas are a type of rhododendron and so are poisonous to pets and people.
The seeds of the castor bean plant are very toxic to dogs, cats, and horses.
Chrysanthemums are toxic to cats, dogs, and horses if they are ingested in high enough amounts.
Amaryllis plants are a type of lily, and lilies should be avoided.
All parts of the oleander shrub plant are poisonous to dogs, cats, humans, and horses.
If ingested, this plant can cause increased salivation, vomiting, and diarrhea.
The leaves from the sago palm can cause severe damage to the liver.
All parts of the plant, including the foliage and succulent red berries, are toxic to cats.
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Toxic and Non-Toxic Plants List – ASPCA
Which plants are safe – and not safe – for cats? – Natural Cat Care
Poisonous Plants for Cats – Pet MD
Ten Household Plants That Are Dangerous/Toxic to Dogs and Cats – Vet Street
Keeping Your Pet Safe from the Poisonous Plants of Spring – Pet MD