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Top 5 Dangerous Plants To Avoid In Your Garden

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Lilies You may be tempted to decorate your home with a beautiful bouquet of lilies, but doing so could mean trouble for your cat. Members of the true lily and day lily families have been shown to cause acute kidney failure in cats. Some types of true lilies include Easter lilies, tiger lilies and Japanese Show lilies. Even a small amount of exposure (a few bites on a leaf, ingestion of pollen, etc.) may result in kidney failure. Cats often vomit within a few hours of exposure and become lethargic.  Hyacinths A member of the Liliaceae family, the hyacinth contains dangerous alkaloids that...

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