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Toxic Plants

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Aloe Vera- Vomiting, depression, diarrhea, anorexia, tremors, change in urine color.

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Amaryllis- Vomiting, depression, diarrhea, abdominal pain, hyper salivation, anorexia, tremors

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Asian Lily- Vomiting, inappetence, lethargy, kidney failure. (Cats are the only species known to be affected)

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Avocado- Vomiting, diarrhea, death, inflammation of mammary glands of rabbits, goats, cattle, horses-cardiac failure in goats

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Azalea- Vomiting, diarrhea, hyper salivation, weakness, coma, hypotension, CNS depression, cardiovascular collapse

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Bird of Paradise- Gastrointestinal disorders such as diarrhea, vomiting, in coordination is possible.

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Branching Ivy- Gastrointestinal upset, diarrhea, hyperactivity, breathing difficulty, coma, fever, polydipsia, dilated pupils, muscular weakness and in coordination.

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Buckeye- severe gastroenteritis, depression or hyper excitability, dilated pupils, comas

Caladium

Caladium- oral irritation, intense burning and irritation of mouth, tongue, lips, excessive drooling, vomiting, difficulty in swallowing

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Calla Lily-oral irritation, intense burning and irritation of mouth, tongue, lips, excessive drooling, vomiting, difficulty in swallowing

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Christmas Rose- abdominal pain, vomiting, bloody diarrhea, convulsions, delirium.

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Clematis- Vomiting, diarrhea, oral ulcers, ataxia irritant or vesicant action

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Corn (stalk) Plant- (Cats) Dilated pupils, breathing difficulty, abdominal pain, increased heart rate and drooling. (Cats and Dogs) Vomiting, depression, inappetence, drooling, in coordination and weakness

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Daffodil- Severe Gastrointestinal disorders, convulsions, shivering, hypotension, dermatitis, muscular tremors, cardiac arrhythmias.

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Day Lily- Vomiting, inappetence, lethargy, kidney failure. (Cats only species known to be affected)

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Devil's Ivy- Oral irritation, intense burning and irritation of the mouth, lips, tongue, excessive drooling, vomiting, difficulty in swallowing

Easter Lilly

Easter Lily- Vomiting, inappetence, lethargy, kidney failure. (Cats only species known to be affected)

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Elephant Ears

Elephant Ears- Oral irritation, intense burning and irritation of the mouth, lips, tongue, excessive drooling, vomiting, difficulty in swallowing

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English Ivy- Gastrointestinal upset, diarrhea, hyperactivity, breathing difficulty, coma, fever, polydipsia, dilated pupils, muscular weakness and loss of coordination.

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Fiddle-Leaf Philodendron- Oral irritation, intense burning and irritation of the mouth, lips, tongue, excessive drooling, vomiting, difficulty in swallowing

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Flamingo Plant- Oral irritation, intense burning and irritation of the mouth, lips, tongue, excessive drooling, vomiting, difficulty in swallowing

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Florida Beauty- (Cats) Dilated pupils, breathing difficulty, abdominal pain, increased heart rate and drooling. (Cats and Dogs) Inappetence, drooling, vomiting, depression, weakness

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Fox Glove- Cardiac Arrhythmias, vomiting, diarrhea, weakness, cardiac failure, death.

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Glacier Ivy- Gastrointestinal upset, diarrhea, hyperactivity, breathing difficulty, coma, fever, polydipsia, dilated pupils, muscular weakness and loss of coordination.

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Gladiolas- Vomiting, occasionally with blood, depression, diarrhea, occasionally with blood, hyper salivation, abdominal pain

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Glory Lily- Oral irritation, bloody vomiting, diarrhea, shock, kidney and liver damage, bone marrow suppression

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Golden Porthos- Oral irritation, intense burning and irritation of the mouth, lips, tongue, excessive drooling, vomiting, difficulty in swallowing

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Heartleaf Philodendron- Oral irritation, intense burning and irritation of the mouth, lips, tongue, excessive drooling, vomiting, difficulty in swallowing

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Holly- Intense vomiting and diarrhea, depression

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Hurricane Plant- Oral irritation, intense burning and irritation of the mouth, lips, tongue, excessive drooling, vomiting, difficulty in swallowing

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Hydrangea- vomiting, depression, anorexia, diarrhea, increased heart rate, increase in body temperature

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Iris- Vomiting, occasionally with blood, depression, diarrhea, occasionally with blood, hyper salivation, abdominal pain

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Japanese Show Lily- Vomiting, lethargy, inappetence, kidney failure (cats only known species to have been affected)

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Kalanchoe- May cause vomiting, diarrhea, bufodienalides are cardio toxic

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Lace Fern- Allergic dermatitis with repeated dermal exposure. Berry ingestion could result in gastric upset (vomiting, abdominal pain, diarrhea)

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Lily of the Valley- Ataxia, vomiting, cardiac arrhythmias, death

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Macadamia Nut- Depression, hyperthermia, weakness, muscular stiffness, vomiting, tremors, increased heart rate. Only reported in dogs at this time

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Marijuana- Prolonged CNS depression, respiratory depression, weakness, ataxia, sedation, sometimes hyper excitations

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Mistle Toe- Gastrointestinal disorders, cardiovascular collapse, dyspnea, bradycardia, erratic behavior

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Morning Glory- Seeds may cause hallucination, may cause diarrhea

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Narcissus- Severe Gastrointestinal disorders, convulsions, shivering, hypotension, dermatitis, muscular tremors and cardiac arrhythmias

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Needlepoint Ivy- Gastrointestinal upset, diarrhea, hyperactivity, breathing difficulty, coma, fever, polydipsia, dilated pupils, muscular weakness and incoordination

Oleander plant

Oleander- vomiting, diarrhea, cardiac abnormalities, decreased body temperature, death

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Onion

Onion- cats are more sensitive, gastrointestinal upset, hemolytic anemia, Heinz body anemia, and hemoglobinuria

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Peace Lily- Oral irritation, intense burning and irritation of the mouth, lips, tongue, excessive drooling, vomiting, difficulty in swallowing

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Red-Margined Dracaena- in cats: dilated pupils, breathing difficulty, abdominal pain, and increased heart rate and drooling. Cats and Dogs: Vomiting, depression, inappetence, drooling, incoordination and weakness

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Rhododendron- Vomiting, diarrhea, hyper salivation, weakness, hypotension, CNS depression, cardiovascular collapse and death

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Sago Palm- Vomiting, melena, icterus, increased thirst, hemorrhagic gastroenteritis, bruising, coagulopathy, liver damage, liver failure and death

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Sweetheart Ivy- Gastrointestinal upset, diarrhea, hyperactivity, breathing difficulty, coma, fever, polydipsia, dilated pupils, muscular weakness and incoordination

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Tiger Lily- Vomiting, inappetence, lethargy, kidney failure (Cats are only known species to be affected)

Tomato plant

Tomato Plant (green parts only)- Hyper salivation, inappetence, severe gastrointestinal upset, diarrhea, drowsiness, CNS depression, confusion, behavioral change, weakness, dilated pupils, slow heart rate

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Yucca

Yucca- Vomiting, depression, diarrhea, drooling, seizures

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