Poisonous Plants

Cats are curious and love to climb and explore so it’s hard to keep things out of their way. They love to chew on plants so it is important which plants are toxic and which aren’t.

This is a partial listing of plants most commonly encountered that are toxic to cats.

  • Amaryllis (Amaryllis sp.)
  • Autumn Crocus (Colchicum autumnale)
  • Azaleas and Rhododendrons (Rhododendron sp.)
  • Castor Bean (Ricinus communis)
  • Chrysanthemum (Chrysanthemum sp.)
  • Cyclamen (Cyclamen sp.)
  • English Ivy (Hedera helix)
  • Kalanchoe (Kalanchoe sp.)
  • Lilies (Lilium sp.)
  • Marijuana (Cannabis sativa)
  • Oleander (Nerium oleander)
  • Peace Lily (Spathiphyllum sp.)
  • Pothos (Epipremnum aureum)
  • Sago Palm (Cycas revoluta)
  • Spanish thyme (Coleus ampoinicus)
  • Tulip and Narcissus bulbs (Tulipa and Narcissus sp.)
  • Yew (Taxus sp.)

For a more extensive listing of poisonous and non-poisonous with photos of the plants you can visit this link;

Toxic & Non-Toxic Main Page
https://www.aspca.org/pet-care/animal-poison-control/toxic-and-non-toxic-plants

Toxic to Cats
https://www.aspca.org/pet-care/animal-poison-control/toxic-and-non-toxic-plants?field_toxicity_value%5B%5D=02