Easter Lillies Toxic To Cats

Easter IillyCAUTION! Easter time comes with beautiful plants such as the Lilly, however members of the Lilium spp. are considered to be highly toxic to cats. Ingestion of very small amounts of the Lilly plant can cause excessive drooling, vomiting, difficulty in swallowing and intense burning and irritation of the mouth, lips and tongue, and severe kidney damage. Please keep these plants out of reach of your furry loved ones!

 

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