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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Poison Hemlock Is Sprouting Rapidly Across the Country—Here's How to Protect Your Pets
Poison hemlock has sprouted up in almost every state this year. What do you do if your pet comes in contact with it?
How to Treat a Cat Snakebite
Cats may have nine lives, but snakebites should still be taken seriously!
These Were the ASPCA’s Top 10 Pet Toxins for Cats and Dogs in 2020
Accidental pet poisonings happen every day, and the ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center fields calls about them. We talked to an expert to find out what items are most toxic for pets and what to do to prevent poisoning in the first place.
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.

More Poisoning & Toxins

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.

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.)