Cat Poisoning & Toxins

There are many surprising toxins that can be very harmful for cats and kittens. Avoid an absolute cat-astrophe by equipping yourself with the information you need to spot causes and symptoms of cat poisoning.

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Are Poinsettias Poisonous to Cats and Dogs?

Don't panic about poinsettias in your home this winter, but consider whether you can keep it out of reach of your curious pet before buying one.

10 Toxic Human Foods Dogs & Cats Should Never Eat

In 2018, 25 percent of the potential animal poisonings examined by the ASPCA Poison Control Center were related to food. Protect your dog's or cat's health by withholding these harmful foods and beverages.

How to Keep Cats Safe Around Essential Oils

With their sensitive skin and noses, it pays to practice caution when using essential oils around cats.

The Sweet (But Cat-Unfriendly) Scent of Essential Oils

Essential oils are a kitty no-no. Here's what to do if your favorite feline is licks or touches them.

How to Keep Your Cat Safe When Using Household Cleaners

When it comes to cat-friendly cleaning, it’s best to follow the directions when sanitizing your space so nobody gets hurt.

More Poisoning & Toxins

9 Pet-Friendly Plants That Are Safe for Cats

Although many plants are toxic for cats if eaten, these houseplants and popular garden additions are safe for cats to be around.

16 Houseplants to Avoid if You Have Cats

Cat owners should steer clear of these houseplants or garden plants. (Sneak peek: Lilies and tulips are out. Orchids and roses are in.)