Plants dangerous for cats

The Internet abounds with lists of toxic houseplants, but the list is far from complete. To cover all possible. Therefore, the owners of the cats easier to examine existing plants for hazards to the health of cats, rather than trying to memorize long lists.

Not all plants listed in the list are dangerous to cats, causing serious poisoning. Therefore, these lists do not get involved. But deadly plants known breeder.

Every cat owner should also be aware that it is better to safe than sorry: the plants in any case need to place it away from cats, because most houseplants are toxic in varying degrees.

Many garden and field plants can also cause a cat to the poisoning of greater or lesser severity. Most owners are sure that it is worth it to take out the cat nature, she will find useful pot. It is not so. Cats are guided by smell and taste and sometimes mistaken. Sometimes a mistake costs them their lives: plants can be treated with pesticides. Some gardeners scatter plots for rat poison. These poisons are such that the senses of a cat does not perceive them as a threat. Cats and dogs often get poisoned and die.

Below is a list of the most common poisonous plants. Remember that most plants mentioned here are many varieties and types, and different types of the same plant (genus) can differ markedly from each other. If the plants standing on the windowsill, not like the ones You see here on the pictures, it does not mean that Your plants are not poisonous! Find out the names of Your flowers and check not better with pictures, but with names (1st column).

1. Poisonous houseplants

vomiting, diarrhea, cramps, cardiac, renal and pulmonary insufficiency

leaves, stalks and bulb scale

allergic dermatitis, vomiting, diarrhea, convulsions, renal, cardiac and pulmonary insufficiency, lesions of the nervous system

Ivy (Hedera): Norwegian sereveny, ovate, silvery

contains a substance which interacts with cholesterola contained in red blood cells, causing them to share

vomiting, diarrhea, convulsions, renal, cardiac and pulmonary insufficiency. Boston ivy can cause swelling of the larynx.

Sansevera, or pike tail (Sansevieria)

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