How to Keep Your Home Healthy and Pet-Friendly
Go room by room to see how you can keep your home safe for both you and your furry family members.
Backyard and Garden: Beautiful but Deadly
If you have a cat, make sure you know what lilies look like, and never bring them into your home. Lilies are some of the most common flowers used in bouquets by florists, and one or two leaves will kill a cat. “Even the pollen from lilies can be toxic when cats groom the pollen off of themselves,” Dr. Lee says, “and if a cat drinks the water a lily plant has been sitting in, the results can be fatal.
There are hundreds of plants that can cause harm to your pets. Here are some of the most common toxic plants, listed by the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA).
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