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Old July 30th, 2009, 05:31 PM
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Originally Posted by arkona View Post
My cat is just recovering from a serious illness that might have been triggered by lily poisoning.
Oh no, that's horrible! I'm glad to hear he's recovered.

Originally Posted by arkona View Post
The one I'm concerned about now is hydrangea - some sites say they are moderately toxic, other seem to indicate that they can be very dangerous. Do you have any idea?
I prefer this list of poisonous plants, as it indicates what parts are poisonous and what the effects are. It also lists plants that ARE safe, so you don't have to have a completely barren garden.

I wouldn't worry too much about the Hydrangea unless your cat is really munching on it. It's considered an irritant more than poisonous and would have to be consumed in large quantities (at which point, GI upset is the symptom). Lilies are far more toxic to cats and those for sure should be avoided.
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