Before you bring any new plant home, it’s a good idea to check if it’s potentially toxic to your furry friends. Here are 10 houseplants that are toxic to cats.
Aloe vera is well-known for the healing properties of its gel. But the white latex sap that aloe also produces can be dangerous for your cat.
This pretty houseplant’s juices and sap actually contain microscopic crystals that are poisonous to cats.
Dieffenbachia’s lush foliage and easy care make it popular to grow indoors. But this houseplant can also cause oral and stomach irritation in felines.
Cyclamen’s dainty flowers and heart-shaped leaves are beautiful, but this plant can be hazardous, or even deadly, to your cat.
The classic houseplant English ivy is toxic to cats who nibble on it, causing intestinal distress and oral irritation.
Jade plants are thought to be lucky, but not for cats! It can cause stomach upset if your cat takes a nibble, and can even affect their mood and motor skills.
Lilies are highly toxic and potentially fatal to cats.All true lilies are toxic, including Easter lilies, day lilies, tiger lilies, and stargazer lilies.
Monstera deliciosa has been a hot houseplant for the last few years. But nibbling on this plant can cause oral and intestinal discomfort for your cat.
Although not actually a lily (and not as toxic as a true lily), peace lily can cause your cat to experience stomach upset and irritation of oral tissues.
Easy-to-grow pothos is a popular houseplant. But cats that take a bite might experience stomach upset or irritation, and swelling of the mouth and throat.
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