9 Poisonous Plants Every Cat Owner Should Avoid 

This is cats' #1 floral nemesis. Daylilies, tiger lilies, Easter lilies, and others are toxic to cats and can induce severe kidney failure.   


The plant's petals, leaves, stem, and pollen are all hazardous. Toxins may even be present in the water that lilies have been sitting in.   


Cats that eat bulbs from the Amaryllidaceae family, which includes many spring flowers, may develop heart arrhythmias and breathing issues.   

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The likeness to actual palms makes sago palms popular houseplants. They are extremely toxic to cats.   

Sago Palm

Despite not being toxic to cats, kalanchoe, a popular houseplant, can cause gastrointestinal discomfort.   


Chewing the leaves causes oral pain, burning, drooling, and swelling that may make swallowing or breathing difficult for cats.  


Avoid confusing autumn crocus with spring Crocus vernus. C. autumnale, which blooms in October, is the most dangerous.   

Autumn Crocu

This genus's plants all contain toxins that can harm cats' digestive, circulatory, and nervous systems.  


Lilies of the valley are harmful to cats despite not being real lilies. After eating it, cats can develop arrhythmia, low blood pressure, seizures, and coma, which can kill.   

Lily of the Valley

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