11 the most dangerous for Pets plants
Indoor plants help to make the room more comfortable, but pet owners need to think not only about the beauty of the world, but also about the safety of their Pets. Many harmless looking flowers contain toxic substances that can cause cats or dogs with serious health problems, and in some cases death. Among the dangerous plants lilies and azaleas, dracaena and dieffenbachia, Caladium, and begonia.
Potted lilies are beautiful, delicate and fragrant flowers are toxic to cats. Animals can be poisoned by any part of the plant. Even the pollen, once on the fur, but with her language and into the stomach clean pet can cause intoxication, severe cases, ending in acute renal failure and death. For dogs dangerous are just some of the variety of the flower. About the poisoning daylilies indicates irritation of the lips and tongue of pet, lethargy, weakness, increased salivation, trouble swallowing, vomiting. In the first few hours the animal can still be saved.
Delicate, bright, elegant, emerald asparagus Ethiopian, also known as asparagus Sprenger, equally dangerous for dogs and cats. It contains toxic steroid sapogenin. Particularly rich in the berries of the plant, which usually involve animals. Poisoning sapogenin is expressed as vomiting, diarrhea, abdominal pain, sometimes
in allergic dermatitis. For weak and elderly animals in this “adventure”.
Dracaena, also known as dragon tree, is unpretentious, but powerful indoor plant. It is dangerous for cats, and for dogs, and small Pets such as chinchillas or hamsters. Dracaena contains saponins. Poisoning them is expressed in loss of appetite, vomiting, sometimes bloody, excessive salivation, thirst. In small animals, the pupils dilate. Acute poisoning is expressed in lethargy, rapid and shallow breathing, weak pulse, no response to external stimuli.
Evergreen dieffenbachia like many of its distinctive leaves — long, decorated with beautiful stains. However, the milky juice of this plant can cause trouble for even the man. Getting on the mucous membranes, it causes edema and severe irritation. Animals, polakomitsya the dieffenbachia, suffer from difficulties in swallowing, have increased salivation, and edema of the larynx may cause breathing difficulties, which can be fatal.
Caladium, received its second name the “elephant ear” for the broad, curly leaf ornate, red and green colors, also contains a poisonous SAP. Once on the mucous membrane of the mouth and throat, it will cause swelling, sometimes fatal. Hitting in the eye can severely damage the cornea and lead to blindness.
Delicate cyclamens, which are so nice to decorate the house in early spring, a dangerous animal, prone to domestic barbarity. If your home bully will break the pot and decide to snack roots of the plant, it will suffer vomiting, diarrhea and increased salivation. In young dogs and cats may be in breach of heart rhythm, cramps, excluded deaths.
Widespread aloe plant whose thick, fleshy leaves contain a thick, useful for cuts, burns, skin problems and even some diseases the juice, also represents a danger for Pets. It can cause vomiting, diarrhea, tremor. In serious cases the animal refuses to eat, it changes the color of urine, can have seizures.
Money tree, but scientifically jade or crassula ovata, is appealing to many gardeners, because, according to legend, should contribute to the material welfare of the owners. However, cats and dogs, decided to eat another piece of paper, it will not bring any profit, but will cause vomiting, loss of coordination, in severe cases, and bradycardia (slow heart rhythm).
All kinds of begonias are dangerous for dogs and cats, as this plant is invariably pleasing gardeners and succulent foliage and bright flowers, contain oxalic acid. Many in the tubers, but eating the leaves and flowers can also cause the pet burned mouth and throat, followed by difficulty in swallowing and vomiting.
Azaleas, like all members of the genus rhododendron contain andromedotoxin related to neurotoxins. Initially it causes the animal weakness, light cramping, increased salivation, bradycardia. Special symptom peculiar to this poisoning, this tilting the head back. Then, in severe cases, there comes a second stage. It is characterized by loss of coordination, muscle weakness, a serious disruption of the functioning of the heart.
Few can resist the hydrangea are in bloom. This plant has beautiful, subtle scent and lush cap colors together. Unfortunately, this beauty contains prussic acid, instantly absorbed into the bloodstream for internal use. With a strong overdose possible almost instant death. The pet convulses, and then asphyxia. For poisoning small doses of hydrocyanic acid characterized by unnatural posture that the animal adopts to ease his labored breathing.