Friday, April 6, 2012

Ten Plants That are Highly Toxic to Cats in a Flower Garden

There are many options for planting a cat-safe flower garden in the spring. However, there are some plants that are so toxic that they should be avoided altogether. These plants can and will kill a cat if they are ingested. In addition, they are attractive due to their heady scents. To keep your cat safe, avoid these top ten toxic plants.
  • Castor Bean
  • Foxglove
  • Japanese Yew
  • Jerusalem Cherry
  • Lily of the Valley
  • Morning Glory
  • Nightshade
  • Oleander
  • Precatory Beans
  • Trumpet Vine
There are many other plants that are toxic to your feline companions. Check with your local nursery and veterinarian if you have any doubt as to the safety of any plant you'd like to include in your garden.

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