Poison

Asked December 10, 2016, 12:08 PM EST

Is the Amaryllis toxic to cats?

Lawrence County South Dakota

1 Response

Amaryllis:

A common garden plants popular around Christmas and Easter, Amaryllis species contain toxins that can cause vomiting, depression, diarrhea, abdominal pain, hypersalivation, anorexia and tremors in felines and canines. Ingestion the bulb is more serious that the leaves or blooms.

Seek medical attention from the vet for your pet immediately if you suspect it has eaten amaryllis or an other lily.