An unusual shrubby member of a genus that comprises mostly climbers and scramblers, Convolvulus cneorum is a native of Mediterranean limestone hills. Now my female is constipated on top of everything else. Thanks again! I kept adjusting her diet but now I am convinced it must have been chewing plants. I even tried to give him CPR but he was gone in 5 minutes. To keep on the safe side I have included plants that the ASPCA include on their toxic list.If you don't see a plant on the list above then it's most likely not known to be poisonous to the ASPCA. Elder (leaves, root, bark) Sambuccus species Elderberry Sambucus canadensis Nausea and vomiting. Onions and garlic. Should I take her to a different vet? The Poisonous Plant Guide is constructed to enable location of a plant by either knowing the common or botanical name of the plant. Could this be harmful, as it's a decorative plant? The best diagnosis is made by identifying the plant. For example:Â. Thank you for doing this. The powdered root and whole flowering plant are used to make medicine. I took her immediately and waited for the results, which were negative. I just adopted two more rescue cats recently. :). Aug 14, 2014 - Find 140mm Two Moons - Convolvulus sabatius 'Two Moons' at Bunnings Warehouse. Ficus Family. I am not familiar with the name, although the Muscari part does sound familiar to me from years ago when I grew Hyacinths. Your veterinarian may give your cat medications to encourage vomiting and/or activated charcoal to absorb any of the toxic principle that may be in the gut. Identifying the plant is very important for determining treatment. Tropane alkaloids and toxicity of convolvulus arvensis (field bindweed). She did not eat any of it though. I can only say that the general consensus based on cases has caused the Poinsettia to be listed as overrated in its toxicity. Cindy Lawson (author) from Guernsey (Channel Islands) on April 11, 2012: Do be careful though Ravenpaw. As far as marijuana (hemp) is concerned - there results of animals being treated for a variety of ailments using hemp oil has been remarkable - animals have been known to eat marijuana and it hasnt been toxic to them. Human Foods. Some poisonous plant ingestions can be fatal for cats, particularly if treatment is delayed. I am confused by the last comment. Leaves narrower. Cindy Lawson (author) from Guernsey (Channel Islands) on October 27, 2018: PS. Home remedies or do I have to go to vet? Now, both cats have kidney disease, are on special food and daily oral medication. May cause a skin allergy. Also is a spilt leaf, purple passion and an african mask poisonous to cats? While it is tasty and harmless to humans, a simple nibble could be life-threatening for your cat. The trumpet-shaped flowers have poisonous seeds inside them. In some cases, ingesting a small amount can have devastating results, while cats may need to be exposed to relatively large amounts of other plants before symptoms develop. Each category is further organized alphabetically by family and by species within each family. Cindy Lawson (author) from Guernsey (Channel Islands) on July 04, 2018: Hi ‘Worried’, in your position I would be very concerned too, mainly because of the Peruvian Lilies, which I suspect will have the same problem as other lilies to cats. She doesn't need to have intentionally chewed on the plant itself. The whole plant is soft before fruiting while the stem becomes coarse and old after fruiting. Kalanchoe, or widow’s thrill, is toxic to cats and may cause them to experience vomiting and diarrhoea. To search for photos of these plants, check the UC Berkeley CalPhotos: Plants site.. Would i have to get rid of these plants? Lisa Fucci from Boston, Massachusetts on November 06, 2013: I am enraged at the fact that florists and other retailers do not have to label flowers as toxic to pets and children. But she is well now, and I got rid of all the suspicious plants. No, it is not. Bergenia species. Common names: Maiden's breath Toxic to: Cats, dogs Symptoms: Vomiting, diarrhea Barbados Lily. I am still forcing pedialite but he is up and walking and even had 2 bowl movements. I also wish to know if Butterfly Pea (tea, blooms, leaves, etc.) Again, this is one where an occasional, small amount of consumption is probably not going to be a concern, but if your pet has consumed a whole bag of liquorice it might be worth contacting your vet. Dogs can survive with lower levels of vitamin A and protein, while cats cannot. The weeds scramble and climb by winding their stems around other upright plants, trees and fences. Air plants are dog friendly plants and non-toxic for cats as well. Lilies in particular have a sweet scent which attracts curious cats, however its orange pollen is highly toxic and causes fatal kidney failure in cats. Once a year blood work and urine tests for the two about $400 each. Many toxic plants are irritants: they cause localized inflammation of the skin, mouth, stomach, etc. She did have a strange habit of gnawing on the wood of my dressers in the bedroom, wondered if it could be something toxic in the finish...thank you so much for such a helpful article though. You can also visit the Pet Poison Helpline site for their Top 10 Plants Poisonous to Pets, and the ASPCA for their extensive list of Toxic and Non-Toxic Plants. 10. Flowers Toxic to cats that are commonly used in flower arrangements; Flowers and Plants that are toxic to cats organized by symptoms; Flowers that are not toxic to cats and are commonly used in flower arrangements. Asian, Day, Easter, Glory, Japanese Show, Peace, Red, Rubrum, Stargazer, Tiger and Wood lilies are all toxic to cats. Cindy Lawson (author) from Guernsey (Channel Islands) on March 04, 2019: If only I had the time to research that article too Dori, but there would no doubt be thousands of plants and in recent times I have a lot of other stuff going on in my life that doesn’t allow me much time for writing any more. Ant baits have a sweet smell and taste to attract ants. Please tell me what I can do for her to stop the diarrhea and make her well??? After reading this article I saw coleus in your article I have this plant so this must be the plant that my cat has eaten. C. arvensis is considered a noxious weed in the United States, Australia and South Africa. Easter lily Lilium longiflorum (Especially poisonous to cats). If you’re feeding wild plants or your rabbit has access to a garden, make sure you can reliably identify the plants – you don’t want to poison your bunnies! Cindy Lawson (author) from Guernsey (Channel Islands) on February 11, 2012: Glad to be of help Patricia, and glad your cat is okay now :), My cat ate something that made her very ill and had to be taken to the vet. Thanks a lot for this very useful information. Elephant ears Bergenia species Intense burning, irritation and swelling of the mouth and throat. The best bet is to find a list of plants you would like to have by name, and then check them out one at a time online to see if they are poisonous to cats or dogs. He suggested leaving her overnight so they could treat her some more. Nikolaos said: ↑ I hope my cats will be OK! However, there is a long list of plants that are poisonous to cats. Richie Mogwai from Vancouver on November 05, 2012: Amazing, truly amazing hub. Larkspur. Elder (leaves, root, bark) Sambuccus species Elderberry Sambucus canadensis Nausea and vomiting. Most of my plants are succulents, and it is really grieving me to get rid of them, but now I have two inquisitive indoor kittens, so I guess I have to let them go. Cindy Lawson (author) from Guernsey (Channel Islands) on November 14, 2011: To be honest I would get rid of it as it will cause oral irritation and intense burning to both the mouth and lips, even if your kitten doesn't swallow it (see 'Devil's Ivy' in the A-Z list above). Unfortunately I don't have the label which was together with the flowers when I bought them, so I might be wrong, but I think the Latin name for this flower was Muscari neglectum. Also Read: How to Save a Dying Air Plant. I am very concerned, needless to say. Is Buttfly Pea (tea, blooms, leaves, etc) toxic to cats? Cindy Lawson (author) from Guernsey (Channel Islands) on January 08, 2013: Thanks seanorjohn, I am delighted you enjoyed this and I hope your kitty stops being vomiting soon. Even non-poisonous bugs can cause vomiting or other gastrointestinal issues if too many are consumed. Cindy Lawson (author) from Guernsey (Channel Islands) on January 19, 2014: Hi shebacat, the title of this hub is A-Z of Houseplants that are Poisonous to your Cats. He is very experienced but isn't helping. I checked the few houseplants in the toxic list you provide (thank you) but found no signs of any having been chewed and I don't have any lilies of any kind. If your pet shows any signs of distress, contact your veterinarian immediately and make them aware of anything the animal may have consumed. Now after seeing this site, it seems I am going to have to rip up my whole garden and replace everything with cat 'friendly' plants. Even ingesting the smallest part of any of the lily plant may cause intoxication and death. Antifreeze (ethylene glycol): Antifreeze is a common cause of poisoning in small animals. This list contains plants that have been reported as having systemic effects on animals and/or intense effects on the gastrointestinal tract. Easter lily Lilium longiflorum (Especially poisonous to cats). It should be mandatory that the labels that come with the plants advise whether they are poisonous to our beloved pets or not because if they did then my little girl wouldn't be in hospital fighting for her life right now! They are going to force feed her some soft food by mouth and see if she can evacuate. Can hyacinth kill that fast? Dan Sheppard from Perth, Western Australia on December 12, 2011: wow, this is incredibly detailed with the pictures. Keep searching for her and if she seems even remotely unwell when you find her, get her to a vet as soon as possible. Convolvulus cneorum Planting Ideas . Your article on plants toxic to cats was very helpful. Convolvulus tricolor Harmful if eaten in quan tity. When your dog eats yeast there's two major health concerns you need to worry about — bloat & alcohol poisoning. Toxicity Class (third column in table below). Is yeast poisonous to dogs? Many common houseplants can be poisonous to cats. This article is simply a guideline, you would need to check it out with your vet or the ASPCA directly. Hello, i am thinking about getting a cat and i realized i have poisonous plants like philodenrons, pathos, asparagus fern, arrowhead, aloe. my cat ate 3 tomato plants, leaves and stems. It was so helpful to me. The Poisonous Plant Guide is constructed to enable location of a plant by either knowing the common or botanical name of the plant. So far she has not vomited again. I noticed she was venturing further afield when I let her out by the front garden. Thanks for any information. Though dog food is not toxic to cats, your cat needs a very different set of nutrients than a dog. The Colorado State University Guide to Poisonous Plants database lists trees, shrubs and perennials that can be harmful to animals. Echium Echium species Harmful if eaten in quantity. In this article, I hope to list many of the most common plants that pose health risks to cats so that you can ensure you don't bring them into your home. Never bring them into the house and it won’t be an issue. From mid to late summer large, funnel shaped flowers are borne and a striking clear pink. I just responded over on your article about community/urban gardening and mentioned I am planning indoor gardening to compensate for rising food costs and the short grow season where I live. I cannot find any information about this plant, but I checked my notebook and noticed, that after a couple of days when I'd bought this flower, my cat was vomiting and had some sort of anorexia. Field bindweed (Convolvulus arvensis) is a perennial herbaceous vine, that is considered one of the most troublesome weeds of agricultural fields worldwide.C. I'm really curious where you got your info on the Orange plant being toxic to cats. It looks a lot like an Asparagus Fern. Xylitol. Poisonous plants to avoid. Yeast is highly toxic to dogs, and the ingestion of it can lead to life threatening complications. Foxglove, while very beautiful with its trumpet-like blossoms, are very poisonous to dogs, cats, and even humans. Ficus family has more than 800 species of plants and most of them discharge sap. Keep reading to learn about 8 human foods that are poisonous to cats if ingested. Overview Information Greater bindweed is a plant. Generally they won't kill your cats, but can make them very unwell. It bears long-stalked clusters of fragrant pink, white, or striped blooms 2 cm across among arrow-shaped leaves. Thank you once again! Bromeliad plants are not poisonous to cats. The following table contains a list of plants known to poison animals in the United States. Dwarf morning glory Convolvulus tricolor Harmful if eaten in quantity. Joined: Jun 9, 2006 Messages: 19,403 Occupation: Lady of Leisure Location: Portugal Ratings: +10,063. He said maybe she got into something that upset her. They might dig it up or find one in the garden shed, toss it around and then start chewing on it, potentially resulting in them being poisoned. I'm feeling a bit helpless, to be honest. Foxglove. This work of yours is truly an exhaustive effort worthy of Pinning and sharing with my friends. The weedy perennial field bindweed (C. arvensis) is native to Europe but is widely naturalized in North America and twines around crop plants and along roadsides. Lily toxicity is particularly dangerous for cats. In the garden they are probably more interested in chasing mice, birds etc than they are in chewing on random plants (which is not to say they won't, only that it is less likely than in the house). It is not meant to substitute for diagnosis, prognosis, treatment, prescription, or formal and individualized advice from a veterinary medical professional. Echium Echium species Harmful if eaten in quantity. Thanks so much for this information. It is important she keeps taking in food to keep her system active and see if things are passing through okay day by day. It sounds rather an nasty reaction if your cat only ate a 'tiny' piece of Hyacinth. Surprising as it may seem Vets do not know everything, and to be honest, in my experience of working in Vet's surgeries quite often I have seen the senior nurses know more than the vets do about things like this. Cindy Lawson (author) from Guernsey (Channel Islands) on March 14, 2012: Golly Kathleen, I wrote this article 2 years ago, and I have written loads more since. May 15, 2016 - Find 140mm Two Moons - Convolvulus sabatius 'Two Moons' at Bunnings Warehouse. My ginger ate some of the leaves in a Lilly assorted arrangement i was frightened to learn that she might die from this. Thank you again for any help you can give me to help her. It is so helpful and some garden plants need to be evicted now. You might also find my article on Lilies being capable of killing your cat within hours interesting. I recently put feather grass in my garden & my cats immediately were drawn to it. If you want to keep plants in your house, or if you let your cat out into your yard, you need to be able to accurately identify plants and flowers that are poisonous to cats.