Showing posts with label Things that could harm your cat. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Things that could harm your cat. Show all posts

THINGS THAT CAN HARM YOUR CAT

September 03, 2018

Thanks to the ASPCA (American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals) for this very important information.

These 101 things could harm your Bengal cat by causing poisoning, choking, burns or other serious injuries.

Dangerous Household Items

  • Ibuprofen and aspirin 
  • Disinfectants
  • Acetaminophen 
  • Bleach
  • Cold and flu meds 
  • Lime/scale remover
  • Antidepressants 
  • Paint thinners
  • Vitamins 
  • Lighter fluids
  • Diet Pills 
  • Insecticides
  • Anti-cancer drugs 
  • Flea and Tick products
  • Tobacco products 
  • Rodent bait
  • Detergents 
  • Mothballs
  • Fabric softener 
  • Fly bait
  • Drain cleaners Lead
  • Oven cleaner sprays 
  • Liquid potpourri

Harmful Foods

  • Chocolate 
  • Salt
  • Gun and candy 
  • Tea leaves
  • Grapes 
  • Coffee
  • Raisins 
  • Alcoholic beverages
  • Macadamia nuts 
  • Raw yeast dough
  • Avocados 
  • Spoiled foods
  • Onions 
  • Fatty foods
  • Garlic

Harmful Objects

  • Ball Jewelries
  • Sharp objects 
  • Nylons
  • Coins 
  • Paperclips
  • Buttons 
  • Plastic wrap
  • Batteries 
  • Yarn or needles and thread
  • Twist ties 
  • Dental floss
  • Rubber bands 
  • Electrical cords
  • Cotton swabs 
  • Wax
  • Glass 
  • Socks
  • Hairpins 
  • Towels

Dangerous Household Plants

Make sure they are in places where your kitten cannot reach them or consider getting rid of them all together.

(If your pet induce a harmful substance, stay calm and don’t try to induce vomiting)

Aloe, Amarylis, Andromeda japonica, Asian lily, Asparagus fern, Australian Nut, Autumn crocus, Azalea, Belladonna, Bird of paradise, Bittersweet, Black locust, Branching ivy, Buckeye, Buddhist pine, Caladium, Calla lily, Cator bean, Ceriman, Clematis, Cordatum, Corn plant, Cycads, Cyclamen, Daffodil, Daylily, Devil’s ivy, Dieffenbachia, Dumbcane, Easter lily, Elephant ears, Emerald fern, English ivy, Eucalyptus, Ferns, Fiddle-leaf philodendron, Florida beauty, Foxglove, Glacier ivy, Gladiolas, Gold dust dracaena, Golden photos, Heavenly bamboo, Honeysuckle, Hurricane plant, Hyacinth, Hydrangea, Iris, Jerusalem cherry, Jimson weed, Kalanchoe, Lantana, Lilies, Lili of the valley, Lupine, Marble queen, Morning glory, mother in law, Mountain laurel, Narcissus, Needlepoint ivy, Nephthysis, Nightshade, Oleander, Panda, Peace lily, Philodendron, Poison hemlock, Precatory bean, Privet, Red emerald, Rhododendron, Ribbon plant, Sago palm, satin photos, Schefflera, Striped dracaena, Sweetheart ivy, Tulip, Water hemlock, wisteria, Yew, Yucca.

Trouble Areas

  • Doors and windows 
  • Toilets
  • Balconies 
  • Washer and Dryer
  • Bathtubs and sinks 
  • Fireplaces

Harmful Objects Outside Home

  • Algae 
  • Compost
  • Antifreeze/coolant 
  • Gasoline
  • Fire pit/grill 
  • Oil
  • Fences or gates 
  • Pesticides
  • Deck lattice 
  • Fertilizer
  • Non-pet safe de-icing salts 
  • Pools and hot tubs
Make sure your kitten is safe as he/she enjoys the outdoors. Poisoning symptoms vary, but your kitten may experience vomiting, diarrhea, or lethargy.

Holiday Hazards

Help your kitten enjoy the holidays safely by keeping them away from potential problems of these special days.

  • Valentine’s Day: Flowers and boxes of chocolate
  • Easter: Fake grass and small toys
  • 4th of July: Fireworks
  • Halloween: Candles, Halloween treats, chewable costumes
  • Thanks Giving: Turkey bones, hot containers
  • Christmas: Festive plants, holiday tree, light strands, tree water, ornaments, decoration hooks, tinsel, ribbons, styrofoam, yuletide fire
  • New Year’s: Balloons, confetti, all alcoholic beverages.

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