Dangerous Lilies for Cats


Easter without a lily is still Easter!

Cats and lilies don’t mix! Different species of Lilium or Hemerocallis families are deadly poisonous to cats. Even a curious leaf nibble or a taste of the pollen can send Felix into renal failure.

List of Dangerous Lilies for Cats:

Which types are deadly? Lily longiflorum (Easter lilies), Asiatic varieties, Oriental varieties like ‘Star Gazer’, Lily of the Valley, garden Day lilies (Hemerocallis), wood lilies. Where cats live, NO lilies.

Safe Lilies for Cats:

Benign lilies include the Peace, Peruvian, and Calla lilies; these contain insoluble oxalate crystals that cause minor signs such as tissue irritation to the mouth, tongue, pharynx, and esophagus.

For More information: http://www.petpoisonhelpline.com/poison/lilies/

2 replies on “Dangerous Lilies for Cats

    • Chrysal

      We often get phone calls from worried customers inquiring about the possible side effects, after children or pets have accidentally consumed Chrysal Vase water. The ingestion of Chrysal flower food should not have any adverse effect on the health of children and pets, considering its ingredients. However, we do not recommend the drinking of vase water. You can call the number on the back of the packet for more information.


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