Holiday Alert: Watch Out For Plants Poisonous to Your Cat

This is because some of the plants used for holiday decorations are poisonous to felines. 

What follows is a list of plants you should not keep around your house if you own cats: 

Holly (and Rosemary) These plants can cause extreme gastrointestinal upset, drooling, lip smacking, and continuous head shaking 


Gorgeous flowers, but if your kitty were to take a couple bites, he may experience acute kidney failure, which can result in death. 


Can cause gastrointestinal upset if a small amount is consumed and apaxia, seizures, hypotension, and death in higher doses.

May lead to vomiting, drooling, and sometimes diarrhea. Poinsettias are actually less toxic to cats than most people assume. 


Not a plant, but preservatives added to Christmas tree water. Some people use chemicals to keep their Christmas trees looking more vivid for longer. 

Most of us can identify Easter lilies just by looking at them. They’re the beautiful, trumpet-shaped white ornamental flowers that are very popular this time of year. 

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Holiday Alert: Watch Out For Plants Poisonous to Your Cat