Cats love to climb and explore, and it is difficult to keep plants out of their reach.
If you are going to have plants in your house and garden, it is important that you are able to identify which ones can be toxic to your cat.
Many toxic plants are irritants, and can cause inflammation of your cat’s skin, mouth, and stomach. Other toxic plants may only affect a particular organ like the kidney or heart.
Here is a checklist of that plants that are toxic to cats, as well as the most commonly encountered toxic plants.
1. Amaryllis (Amaryllis sp.)
2. Autumn Crocus (Colchicum autumnale)
3. Azaleas and Rhododendrons (Rhododendron sp.)
4. Castor Bean (Ricinus communis)
5. Chrysanthemum (Chrysanthemum sp.)
6. Cyclamen (Cyclamen sp.)
7. English Ivy (Hedera helix)
8. Kalanchoe (Kalanchoe sp.)
9. Lilies (Lilium sp.)
10. Oleander (Nerium oleander)
11. Peace Lily (Spathiphyllum sp.)
12. Pothos (Epipremnum aureum)
13. Sago Palm (Cycas revoluta)
14. Spanish thyme (Coleus ampoinicus)
15. Tulip and Narcissus bulbs (Tulipa and Narcissus sp.)
16. Yew (Taxus sp.)
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