Common names: Amaryllis, fire lily, lily of the palace, ridderstjerne Toxic to: Cats, dogs Symptoms: Vomiting, salvation, diarrhea (large quantities can cause convulsions, low blood pressure, tremors and cardiac arrhythmias) Note: The bulbs are the most poisonous part of this … It bears long-stalked clusters of fragrant pink, white, or striped blooms 2 cm across among arrow-shaped leaves. I didn't know that lilies in particular were so toxic. It can cause: diarrhea; vomitting; … Should I take her to a different vet? How is it you list it as "generally over rated in toxicity? Good luck. From mid to late summer large, funnel shaped flowers are borne and a striking clear pink. If your kitty looks at all unwell get her to a vet asap and tell him about the lily pollen on her nose. (Note I did say here in the article that Poinsettia is not too bad, although it can cause some problems). Cindy Lawson (author) from Guernsey (Channel Islands) on February 14, 2013: I would not expect a Vet to know from memory every single plant that can cause your cat or dog a problem. After stargazing lillies almost killing my daughter's kitten, I googled your article and found several plants I need to remove from my home. In the meantime I started noticing the other one showing signs and now I am forcing pedialyte down her. In fact, even if the cats ingest a few leaves of the flower, there would be no harm done. I have you in favorites & will be referring back to your site on a regular basis. Antifreeze (ethylene glycol): Antifreeze is a common cause of poisoning in small animals. Larkspur. If ingested, call the Poison Control Center or your doctor. The vet did say that was possible, if it was scrunched up enough in her intestine that it couldn't be seen. Now my female is constipated on top of everything else. Featuring the photos is a fantastic plus. Cindy Lawson (author) from Guernsey (Channel Islands) on November 06, 2013: I hope Ginger will be okay. Can hyacinth kill that fast? Many types of lily, such as tiger, Asian, Japanese Show, Easter, Stargazer and the casa blanca, can cause kidney failure in cats. 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. If ingested, immediately call the Poison Control Center -- (800) 222-1222 -- or your doctor. Cats like to eat grass when they are outside, but sometimes they bring this habit indoors and chew on houseplants and many of these can be toxic. Cindy Lawson (author) from Guernsey (Channel Islands) on August 30, 2011: Hi jadednae, always go to a vet if in doubt, home remedies are always a last resort and should never be used in poisoning cases. The Colorado State University Guide to Poisonous Plants database lists trees, shrubs and perennials that can be harmful to animals. I knew the devils ivy was poisonous but did not know the signs, thank you. Is Buttfly Pea (tea, blooms, leaves, etc) toxic to cats? Oh, and just to let you know I am working very closely with my vet on this. It looks a lot like an Asparagus Fern. Even vets frequently refer back to text books to check things out. 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. Called the vet back and he doesn't know what is wrong with her but said the next step would be x-rays of her intestines and possibly more enemas. I have lost two young cats in the last year due to mysterious circumstances, I am now wondering whether it was due to poison possibly from devil's ivy-what an apt name if so. I also wish to know if Butterfly Pea (tea, blooms, leaves, etc.) Convolvulus tricolor . Thanks for any information. I am in shock right now, my Tessa died suddenly with no signs of any trauma whatsoever. 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). The best diagnosis is made by identifying the plant. Thank you so much. Echium Echium species Harmful if eaten in quantity. Because she can't defecate, I am worried about possible bowel blockage and need to know how immediately this needs to be checked. My cat used to vomit and had diarrhea, but it never came to my head that it was because of the plants. Richie Mogwai from Vancouver on November 05, 2012: Amazing, truly amazing hub. 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. Harmful if eaten in quantity. And because they love to climb and explore, it is difficult to keep plants out of their reach. I kept adjusting her diet but now I am convinced it must have been chewing plants. mythbuster from Utopia, Oz, You Decide on August 19, 2012: Thanks for the information, mistyhorizon2003. Larkspur is another poisonous flower that has affected cattle’s heavily in the western US. Your post mentions Hyacinths - and Muscari Mill comes from this flower group; it surely is dangerous for cats, too. Since many plants are irritants, most symptoms seen will be the result of irritation or inflammation, such as redness, swelling or itchiness of the eyes, skin or mouth. It sounds like tragically your cat had a particularly bad reaction to the toxins, so is the exception to the rule. Thank you for doing this. tomato plants on included in the list but you mention indoor tomatoes. It is so helpful and some garden plants need to be evicted now. Poisonous plants to avoid. Cindy Lawson (author) from Guernsey (Channel Islands) on November 05, 2012: Thank you RichieMogwai, that is an awesome compliment :). I have two indoor cats (not related) both chewed on a large house plant of the Lily family. 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. Now, both cats have kidney disease, are on special food and daily oral medication. I'm feeling a bit helpless, to be honest. Thanks so much for this information. Marley didn't make it and my heart is absolutely broken. Others have non-toxic stings or bitter tastes that can cause a cat to drool, vomit, or experience pain. Members of the Lilium species are considered highly toxic to cats. It does not list all poisonous … Common convolvulus are climbing and scrambling weeds with large white or blue/purple trumpet flowers similar to that of morning glory. Cindy Lawson (author) from Guernsey (Channel Islands) on November 13, 2014: I would advise you to err on the side of caution Heather and get rid of any house plants just in case. Pet owners should get together and fight for change. Lilies. The ratio of stem and leaf in the whole growing season is 1:1.08 while the ratio of dry and fresh counts as 1:4.2. This list is not exhaustive, so contact your vet before introducing new plants to your home. Never assume a cat will instinctively try not to eat a poisonous plant—all too often, cats end up being rushed to the vet suffering from poisoning as a direct result of chewing on or eating toxic houseplants. ACPSA specially mentions it as a toxic plant for cats, dogs, and horses. Convolvulus arvensis var. Its evergreen foliage is covered in silky silver-grey hairs, and the flowers start as pink buds which open into 2.5cm trumpets, with blush white petals marked with a central pink stripe. Is yeast poisonous to dogs? Keep your cat confined in a safe environment for close monitoring. My ginger ate some of the leaves in a Lilly assorted arrangement i was frightened to learn that she might die from this. Each category is further organized alphabetically by family and by species within each family. For example:Â. 10. arvensis.Leaves broader. linearifolius. Easter lily Lilium longiflorum (Especially poisonous to cats). SO grateful for the reassurance this page has given tonight. Thanks again! What a fantastically helpful page. Hope you do find a cure. 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. Lilium longiflorum (Especially poisonous to cats). Difficulty breathing (if the airways are affected), Drooling or difficulty swallowing (if the mouth, throat orÂ, Vomiting (if the stomach or small intestines are affected), Diarrhea (if the small intestines or colon are affected), Excessive drinking and urinating (if the kidneys are affected), Fast, slow or irregular heart beat and weakness (if the heart is affected). I even had to explain to one vet I worked for that guinea-pigs can and do eat the flower as well as the stalk of dandelions (and he was generally a very good vet). Asian, Day, Easter, Glory, Japanese Show, Peace, Red, Rubrum, Stargazer, Tiger and Wood lilies are all toxic to cats. So long as there was no pollen on the leaves she should be hopefully. This work of yours is truly an exhaustive effort worthy of Pinning and sharing with my friends. A week ago, my cat died. After I sent you the above post, the vet called me and asked how she was doing and when I told him that nothing had changed he said I should bring her right back; he wanted to x-ray her for foreign objects asap. Thank you! Elder (leaves, root, bark) Sambuccus species Elderberry Sambucus canadensis Nausea and vomiting. Keep reading to learn about 8 human foods that are poisonous to cats if ingested. Thank you for answering which plants are poisonous to cats. 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. Don't take my word for the poinsettia and aloe vera statement, Google it and you will see it is confirmed on many sites. Only your vet can tell you a cure or what could have caused the problems your cat has had. You now have at least got the chance to warn other cat owners of the risks, friends, family etc. Victoria Lover of Exotic Flora. Roses. Cindy Lawson (author) from Guernsey (Channel Islands) on January 17, 2012: I am so sorry for your loss Vanessa, at least you can now spread the word to other cat owners, and the more of us that do this the more cats we can save. Convolvulus arvensis (field bindweed) is a species of bindweed that is rhizomatous and is in the morning glory family (Convolvulaceae), native to Europe and Asia. So long as she didn't wash it off herself she should be okay, but in the meantime please get rid of this plant as the pollen from lilies will readily drop on to surfaces where a cat could walk and get it on their paws etc. Easter lily Lilium longiflorum (Especially poisonous to cats). The trumpet-shaped flowers have poisonous seeds inside them. Many pet owners keep common plants in their homes without realising that they are poisonous to cats. As little as a tablespoon of alcohol can lead to problems for your cat. Your article on plants toxic to cats was very helpful. are some tomato plants toxic and other not? Ant baits: These contain boric acid which is toxic to cats if eaten in a large amount. Cindy Lawson (author) from Guernsey (Channel Islands) on January 24, 2018: Sorry to hear this happened to your cats Carmen, but thank you for sharing your story so others can realise how serious the risk is to their cats and the ongoing costs it can incur if they are lucky enough to survive. My cat ate the tiniest piece of a hyacinth leaf earlier today was was found unresponsive later on tonight. Please tell me what I can do for her to stop the diarrhea and make her well??? Plant that took his life. But overall it’s non-toxic and one of the plants safe for dogs, when it’s compared to other festive plants like amaryllis. Typical symptoms include excessive panting, hallucinations, increase in aggression, inability to stand, lethargy, stupor and vomiting. Many common houseplants can be poisonous to cats. My other 2 cats won't touch it. Even ingesting the smallest part of any of the lily plant may cause intoxication and death. Convolvus cneorum will grow slowly to a mound of about 60cm, but keep it to around 30-40cm with a hard prune in the summer after flowering and it will remain beautifully compact and bushy. Looking again at what I wrote I did not say it would kill your cat, the symptoms I list do not include death. If you suspect your cat or dog has ingested plant matter (or … Is Convolvulus arvensis poisonous to human There is a distinct characteristic of Convolvulus arvensis L.. Alternatively go for plants you can eat such as vegetables grown indoors e.g. Echium Echium species Harmful if eaten in quantity. Convolvulus arvensis (field bindweed) is a weaker-stemmed plant, with smaller white or pink trumpet-shaped flowers, but otherwise similar in appearance to bellbind. Though dog food is not toxic to cats, your cat needs a very different set of nutrients than a dog. My cat has been chewing on it but she seems to b ok. A rubber band is a possibility (I have seen this happen before). Their poisons, or acids are what help succulents survive in the wild, but I would rather it be my kittens. Take note of the plants that will harm your pets.... as much as I love my cats... it costs $160 + medication a month. 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. Advertisement. Would i have to get rid of these plants? 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 January 20, 2016: Sounds like you were lucky this time Deb. Air plants are dog friendly plants and non-toxic for cats as well. Major Toxicity: These plants may cause serious illness or death. He had not ate in 2 days and not drank for a day and a half before I realized something was terribly wrong. The toxic principle in other plants may have a systemic effect and damage or alter the function of a cat’s organs, like the kidney or heart. May cause a skin allergy. Naturally, some plants are poisonous to chickens, just as there are plants that are poisonous to other pets like cats and dogs. Nikolaos said: ↑ I hope my cats will be OK! The use of Field Bindweed is one for me as my greyhound with osteosarcoma (to the right) has stimulated me to revisit its use as an effective anti-tumor medication. 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 November 27, 2011: Hi Indi, I am sorry to hear about your little girl. :). To keep a safe environment for your kitties, please beware of planting the following species. Easter lily Lilium longiflorum (Especially poisonous to cats). You might want to read my other article on this called 'Lilies can kill your cat within hours' (link below): I agree plants should come with labels that say if they are dangerous to pets. I have a hunch that she may have picked up a rubber band on the floor somewhere (which I have to keep shut up in a drawer because she will chew them but maybe one had somehow slipped onto the floor without my knowing) and it's not showing up on the x-ray. Animals exhibiting signs and symptoms of distress should be seen by a veterinarian immediately. Excellent symptomatic breakdown and alternative names for plants. In general grasses do not seem to be a problem as far as I am aware but best you check this out with your vet. I was told by my vet that poinsettas and aloe vera would not hurt my cat or my dog. Cindy Lawson (author) from Guernsey (Channel Islands) on August 12, 2018: This is really helpful, all the pictures make it easy to know the plants! What to do if your pet eats toxic plants. I didn't not know this at first because the first one to show signs of illness was one that I have a chronic constipation problem with. Hopefully we caught it in time with induced vomiting and charcoal. More plants, poisonous for dogs and cats will be added to the list within the near future. If your pet shows any signs of distress, contact your veterinarian immediately and make them aware of anything the animal may have consumed. The Poisonous Plant Guide is constructed to enable location of a plant by either knowing the common or botanical name of the plant. Despite the best treatment from veterinarians, it causes many cats to die. Cindy is a conscientious cat mom who loves sharing pet expertise with others through writing. Needless to say i feel that the Sellers of such deadly plants should be held accountable for not labeling "toxic to Animals, and children"pray with me that my ginger survives..thank you. The Colorado State University Guide to Poisonous Plants database lists trees, shrubs and perennials that can be harmful to animals. Toxic and Non-Toxic Plant List - Cats Plants Toxic to Cats Adam-and-Eve (Arum, Lord-and-Ladies, Wake Robin, Starch Root, Bobbins, Cuckoo Plant) | Scientific Names: Arum maculatum | Family: Araceae is toxic to cats? Cindy Lawson (author) from Guernsey (Channel Islands) on August 19, 2012: You are welcome Mythbuster. Cindy Lawson (author) from Guernsey (Channel Islands) on February 05, 2012: Whoops good point bellagirl61, I must have had a blonde moment (or a glass of wine) when I suggested indoor tomatoes, although my own cats ignore my outdoor ones, and would probably ignore any indoor ones. The effect of poisonous plants can range from mild gastrointestinal upset to severe neurological damage and death. Easter lily. Field bindweed, creeping jenny, European bindweed, morningglory, perennialmorningglory, smallflowered morning glory Grapes and raisins. See our photo gallery of the 10 Most Common Poisonous Plants for Cats. Genus Convolvulus can be annuals, perennials or shrubs, erect or scrambling, with simple or palmately divided leaves and solitary or clustered, open funnel-shaped flowers Details C. cneorum is a small spreading evergreen shrub to 60cm in height, with narrowly oblong, very silvery leaves and funnel-shaped white flowers tinged pink in bud, up to 4cm in width He suggested leaving her overnight so they could treat her some more. my Mum had a Yorshire Terrier dog years ago that died after eating the neighbours Primroses from her garden. My fear is she is poisoned are any of these poisoness? The powdered root and whole flowering plant are used to make medicine. Check out this list of non-toxic flowers that won’t be harmful to your pet, according to the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. Toxic and Non-Toxic Plants List. I'm sure I have had several plants for ages that are but my cat hasn't suffered. Cindy Lawson (author) from Guernsey (Channel Islands) on May 14, 2012: Hi Lori, I am so pleased your babies are safe and that you are a responsible owner who does get veterinary treatment for her pets. He is very experienced but isn't helping. Kalanchoe, or widow’s thrill, is toxic to cats and may cause them to experience vomiting and diarrhoea. This article is accurate and true to the best of the author’s knowledge. Common convolvulus are climbing and scrambling weeds with large white or blue/purple trumpet flowers similar to that of morning glory. ... Is Convolvulus sabatius poisonous? Convolvulus tricolor Harmful if eaten in quantity. Other treatments may be required based on the toxin involved and the cat’s condition. So far she has not vomited again. Toxic plants include: Aloe; Azalea; Chrysanthemum; Lilies; Marijuana; Mistletoe; Poinsettia; Tulips; Rhododendrons; 5. 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. Re my last comment: I did find info on the ASPCA website that said that the Essential Oils and some Chemical compounds of the Orange plant can be toxic to cats. The following table contains a list of plants known to poison animals in the United States. 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. Cats will chew on plants. You might find my article on coping with the loss of a pet helps a little bit: Again I am really sincerely sorry for your loss. Despite the best treatment from veterinarians, it causes many cats to die. Note: These are the most common species and some are less common, grown indoors. But there is a physical injury risk that the flowers pose to the cats. As soon as I got her home she kept going to the litter box with no results for passing stool even with her straining to go. 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. Onions and garlic. Cindy Lawson (author) from Guernsey (Channel Islands) on October 05, 2012: You are very welcome LakeCabin. But she is well now, and I got rid of all the suspicious plants. Essential Oils are usually very highly concentrated. Also appreciate you adding the info about Muscari Mill. This list is very clear and helpful. Cats will chew on plants. If ingested, immediately call the Poison Control Center -- (800) 222-1222 -- or your doctor. I hope your cat survives this assuming she has not already died. Thank you so much for your reply. She is strictly and indoor cat and could not have picked up or eaten anything from outdoors. I think I have seen this on ONE website and other than that read somewhere that a "decorative" orange plant was dangerous. While these should seem like common sense, it is important that they be included in this documentation of items that are poisonous to your cat. I want to be certain, so I guess this is a good question for a vet. linearifolius. I brought a lily home yesterday not knowing it was poisonous and my kitty was smelling it and I think had some pollen residue on her nose. Poisonous does not always mean it will be terminal as opposed to uncomfortable or requiring a vets attention to make your pet feel better. arvensis. I cannot see any evidence that she has eaten from any of my plants and I have never seen her eating any either but I have to consider this as being a possibility. This is a good list - and I'm glad you included your source (which lists more garden/vegetable plants). Cindy Lawson (author) from Guernsey (Channel Islands) on July 24, 2012: Usually within a matter of a few hours, probably maximum of five or six hours. Toxicity Class (third column in table below). Bless you! this explains why one of my cats was vomiting recently. Your kitty may beg when you sit down to eat (or try to steal some bites when you’re … The way around the problem would be to have them in a container suspended from above, (like some people do with spider plants). If you are unsure of the name of the poisonous plant that your cat was exposed to, bring a sample of the plant or plant material that your cat has vomited with you to the veterinary office.Â. Bites or stings. It has been widely naturalised in tropical and temperate parts of the world. It will either climber or trail, bearing delicate heart-shaped, silver green leaves. Still won't eat and she vomited again shortly after I got her home. I so hope this article helps you and others to prevent the death of their cats (present and future) through the simple mistake of having the wrong houseplants. I even tried to give him CPR but he was gone in 5 minutes. Baby's Breath. Hello, i am thinking about getting a cat and i realized i have poisonous plants like philodenrons, pathos, asparagus fern, arrowhead, aloe. ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center Phone Number: (888) 426-4435 . Cindy Lawson (author) from Guernsey (Channel Islands) on March 11, 2012: I am honestly not sure on this one kenzie, but if by 'feather grass' you mean Pampas grass I have never heard of it being toxic to cats. Its genus is Ipomoea, which has more than 600 species, of which more common are Ipomoea purpurea. The main reason to discourage feeding cats \"people food\" is that there are a number of foods that are toxic to cats. Cindy Lawson (author) from Guernsey (Channel Islands) on January 28, 2019: I’m afraid not Jan, I would avoid letting your cats too near to them. She seems to want to nibble on it but now eating it. Convolvulus arvensis (field bindweed) is a species of bindweed that is rhizomatous and is in the morning glory family (Convolvulaceae), native to Europe and Asia.It is a climbing or creeping herbaceous perennial plant growing to 0.5–2 m high. Advice & Information. The sap that released from ficus family plants is latex and seep out when the plant is pruned. Cindy Lawson (author) from Guernsey (Channel Islands) on October 27, 2018: PS. Voted up. With exception to peace lily and calla lily, all other lily varieties are major threats to cats, causing kidney failure and death. I must ask about your name 'Cassaday' as my Step Father (now in his late 70's) has this name, and his sisters have been trying to trace the family tree for some time now. It is a climbing or creeping herbaceous perennial plant growing to 0.5–2 m high. Thank you for your research. Good luck. Lily toxicity is particularly dangerous for cats. Thanks again for your hard work in putting together this page. It's problematic to come up with an absolute list of what not to have in your yard, though. Minor Toxicity: Ingestion of these plants may cause minor illnesses such as vomiting or diarrhea. Click on the links below to learn more about what plants we carry, that can cause cats harm. Thanks a lot for this very useful information. Certainly if this is as a result of an allergic reaction then it could definitely happen 'that fast', sometimes allergic reactions happen within minutes depending on what causes them and the level of reaction the animal in question has, (think of how quickly a person allergic to bee stings can react). Never bring them into the house and it won’t be an issue. Convolvulus tricolor Harmful if eaten in quan tity. The flower is not on the list ASPCA made of plants that are harmful to cats. Like x 1; Friendly x 1; Nikolaos, Jul 26, 2019 #1585 Quote in Conversation. I am still forcing pedialite but he is up and walking and even had 2 bowl movements. These tests are especially necessary if the identity of the poisonous plant is unknown, or if the identified plant is known to target internal organs. 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. The flowers the florist listed are lavender roses, purple stock, lavender Peruvian Lillie’s, purple statice, lush greens. I can't comment on the purple passion and the African mask as I am not familiar with them. The vet thinks it is the result of her eating from the 'Orange Lily' plant. Minor Toxicity: Ingestion of these plants may cause minor illnesses such as vomiting or diarrhea. I can only say that the general consensus based on cases has caused the Poinsettia to be listed as overrated in its toxicity. Each category is further organized alphabetically by family and by species within each family. If a plant is poisonous to cats, assume all parts of the plant are poisonous—though some parts of the plant may have higher concentrations of the toxic principle than others. Fat trimmings, raw meat, raw eggs and raw fish. There's nothing her that helps once I bring my cat home from an overnight stay- with length of illness, long-term neurological affects- blindness, etc. May cause a skin allergy. ", Greetings. Cheese and milk. Cats will seek out antifreeze as they find its smell and taste appealing. How can one even plan a garden if all these plants are poisonous? There are two varieties: Convolvulus arvensis var. Cindy Lawson (author) from Guernsey (Channel Islands) on December 12, 2011: Thanks Dan, I am hoping it saves many cat's lives and was therefore worth the time it took to compile all the information. It is not meant to substitute for diagnosis, prognosis, treatment, prescription, or formal and individualized advice from a veterinary medical professional. Again, thank you very much. While it is tasty and harmless to humans, a simple nibble could be life-threatening for your cat. Common names include bindweed and morning glory ; both names shared with other closely related genera . Aug 14, 2014 - Find 140mm Two Moons - Convolvulus sabatius 'Two Moons' at Bunnings Warehouse. Convolvulus / k ə n ˈ v ɒ l v juː l ə s / is a genus of about 200 to 250 species of flowering plants in the bindweed family Convolvulaceae, with a cosmopolitan distribution. He still can't diagnose her, said it could be an intestinal virus, which the body has to fight on its own, or it could be something toxic she ingested, which also is a matter of time to be eliminated from her system. Also, check out these flowering succulents. I am confused by the last comment. May cause a skin allergy. Certain animal species may have a peculiar vulnerability to a potentially poisonous plant. 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. Appreciate the info. Cindy Lawson (author) from Guernsey (Channel Islands) on February 17, 2019: I’m pleased this helped you HERBWOMAN7125. Nick . Now I know why my kitten is sick! Chocolate contains theobromine. Visit your local store for the widest range of garden products. Thank you again for any help you can give me to help her. Thanks for the extra info :). It is the lily pollen that is dangerous. Carry on browsing if you're happy with this, or find out how to manage cookies. I immediately check the website to confirm flowers in the arrangement. If you see your cat eating a plant and you are uncertain if it is poisonous, or if you even suspect that your cat ate such a plant, do the following before you take him to your veterinarian: Remove any plant material from your cat’s hair, skin and mouth if you can do so safely. Bromeliad plants are not poisonous to cats. You never know, you could be related to my Step Father and his family!! She doesn't need to have intentionally chewed on the plant itself. Convolvulus cneorum Planting Ideas . He was drooling excessively and having seizures. In small amounts I am certain it can be very beneficial for various medical conditions. Cindy Lawson (author) from Guernsey (Channel Islands) on September 22, 2013: Right now it sounds like your vet is doing the right thing. The problem. Many common insects are harmless to cats, but some can be poisonous or cause injury. I did a whole load of research at the time, but cannot answer you as to where the one piece of info relating to the Orange plant came from without spending more time tracking it down again. The name (spelt this way) is quite rare, so if this is your surname I would be very grateful if you could contact me either here in the comments, or via a private message sent through my Hubpages profile page (see fan mail, then select 'email', no need to join the site) and give me a bit more info about where you live, family background etc so I can pass it on. Do you think this vet is on the right track? His main concern is to get food into her; that she needs food into her digestive system in order to be able to evacuate. I am really glad you found it helpful and also wish you well with your 'indoor gardening' which will definitely help to extend your growing season :). Planting. It is organized into three categories; mechanically injurious plants, photosensitizers, and plants poisonous by ingestion. Convolvulus sabatius has no toxic effects reported. So long as the foliage etc is out of reach of the cats there should not be a problem. The weeds scramble and climb by winding their stems around other upright plants, trees and fences. Cindy Lawson (author) from Guernsey (Channel Islands) on March 20, 2012: Glad to be of help Catherine, and pleased you will be able to use this in the future as well :). I haven't taken enough precautions in my planning to know what plants to keep out of reach of my cat! I have a devil's ivy plant, it is up high, but now my kitten found out how to get up there. Convolvulus arvensis var. Many of these species are commonly kept as houseplants, so I am guessing that some will come as surprises to unsuspecting cat owners. Convolvulus althaeoides is a gorgeous climber from the bindweed family. Even ingesting the smallest part of any of the lily plant may cause intoxication and death. Toxicity Ranking: moderate to severe. Chocolate contains caffeine and theobromine, 2 compounds that are very toxic to cats. I would hope that if there is no change in a day or two he would operate to investigate further and ensure nothing is blocking her intestine that is not showing up on the x-ray due to the nature of the object in question. A better question would be what are the plants NOT poisonous to cats. If you already have any of these in your home, it may be a good idea to remove them. Toxicity Ranking: moderate to severe. Elephant ears Bergenia species Intense burning, irritation and swelling of the mouth and throat. I hope this comes in useful to you in the future too :), Great list, very helpful, esp since 2 flowers on here are ones my girl kitten has taken to chewing on (carnation & primrose) which i hope wont be fatal (she seems fine though thankfully) but i am definitley bookmarking this for future reference!