This list contains plants that have been reported as having systemic effects on animals and/or intense effects on the gastrointestinal tract. Please note that the information contained in our plant lists is not meant to be all-inclusive, but rather a compilation of the most frequently encountered plants. If you think that your animal is ill or may have ingested a poisonous substance, contact your local veterinarian or a 24-hour emergency poison hotline.

 

Plants Poisonous to Cats 

Almond (Pits of) 

Eggplant 

Morning Glory 

Aloe Vera 

Elaine 

Mother-in Law’s Tongue 

Alocasia 

Elderberry 

Morning Glory 

Amaryllis 

Elephant Ear 

Mountain Laurel 

Apple (seeds) 

Emerald Feather 

Mushrooms 

Apple Leaf Croton 

English Ivy 

Narcissus 

Apricot (Pits of) 

Eucalyptus 

Needlepoint Ivy 

Arrowgrass 

Euonymus 

Nephytis 

Asparagus Fern 

Evergreen Ferns 

Nightshade Oleander 

Autumn Crocus 

Fiddle-leaf fig 

Onion 

Avacado (fuit and pit) 

Florida Beauty 

Oriental Lily * 

Azalea Baby’s Breath 

Flax 

Peace Lily 

Baneberry 

Four O’Clock 

Peach (pits and wilting leaves) 

Bayonet 

Foxglove 

Pencil Cactus 

Beargrass 

Fruit Salad Plant 

Peony 

Beech 

Geranium 

Periwinkle 

Belladonna 

German Ivy 

Philodendron 

Bird of Paradise 

Giant Dumb Cane 

Pimpernel 

Bittersweet 

Glacier Ivy 

Plumosa Fern 

Black-eyed Susan 

Golden Chain 

Poinciana 

Black Locust 

Gold Dieffenbachia 

Poinsettia (low toxicity) 

Bleeding Heart 

Gold Dust Dracaena 

Poison Hemlock 

Bloodroot 

Golden Glow 

Poison Ivy 

Bluebonnet 

Golden Pothos 

Poison Oak 

Box 

Gopher Purge 

Pokeweed 

Boxwood 

Hahn’s Self-Branching Ivy 

Poppy 

Branching Ivy 

Heartland Philodendron 

Potato 

Buckeyes 

Hellebore 

Pothos 

Buddist Pine 

Hemlock, Poison 

Precatory Bean 

Burning Bush 

Hemlock, Water 

Primrose 

Buttercup Cactus 

Henbane 

Privet, Common 

Candelabra 

Holly 

Red Emerald 

Caladium 

Horsebeans 

Red Princess 

Calla Lily 

Horsebrush 

Red-Margined Dracaena 

Castor Bean 

Hellebore 

Rhododendron 

Ceriman 

Horse Chestnuts 

Rhubarb 

Charming Dieffenbachia 

Hurricane Plant 

Ribbon Plant 

Cherry (pits, seeds & wilting leaves) 

Hyacinth 

Rosemary Pea 

Cherry, most wild varieties 

Hydrangea 

Rubber Plant 

Cherry, ground 

Indian Rubber Plant 

Saddle Leaf Philodendron 

Cherry, Laurel 

Indian Tobacco 

Sago Palm 

Chinaberry 

Iris 

Satin Pothos 

Chinese Evergreen 

Iris Ivy 

Schefflera 

Christmas Rose 

Jack in the Pulpit 

Scotch Broom 

Chrysanthemum 

Janet Craig Dracaena 

Silver Pothos 

Cineria 

Japanese Show Lily * 

Skunk Cabbage 

Clematis 

Java Beans 

Snowdrops 

Cordatum 

Jessamine 

Snow on the Mountain 

Coriaria 

Jerusalem Cherry 

Spotted Dumb Cane 

Cornflower 

Jimson Weed 

Staggerweed 

Corn Plant 

Jonquil 

Star of Bethlehem 

Cornstalk Plant 

Jungle Trumpets 

String of Pearls 

Croton 

Kalanchoe 

Striped Dracaena 

Corydalis 

Lacy Tree Philodendron 

Sweetheart Ivy 

Crocus, Autumn 

Lantana 

Sweetpea 

Crown of Thorns 

Larkspur 

Swiss Cheese plant 

Cuban Laurel 

Laurel 

Tansy Mustard 

Cutleaf Philodendron 

Lily 

Taro Vine 

Cycads 

Lily Spider 

Tiger Lily * 

Cyclamen 

Lily of the Valley 

Tobacco 

Daffodil 

Locoweed 

Tomato Plant (green fruit, stem and leaves) 

Daphne 

Lupine 

Tree Philodendron 

Datura 

Madagascar Dragon Tree 

Tropic Snow Dieffenbachia 

Deadly Nightshade 

Marble Queen 

Tulip 

Death Camas 

Marigold 

Tung Tree 

Devil’s Ivy 

Marijuana 

Virginia Creeper 

Delphinium 

Mescal Bean 

Water Hemlock 

Decentrea 

Mexican Breadfruit 

Weeping Fig 

Dieffenbachia 

Miniature Croton 

Wild Call 

Dracaena Palm 

Mistletoe 

Wisteria Yews (e.g. Japanese Yew) 

Dragon Tree 

Mock Orange 

English Yew 

Dumb Cane 

Monkshood 

Western Yew 

Easter Lily * 

Moonseed 

American Yew