Are Alocasias Toxic to Cats?

Gloria Garner ggarner at ag.auburn.edu
Fri May 12 16:46:18 EST 1995



On Tue, 9 May 1995, John wrote:

> ez058306 at bullwinkle.ucdavis.edu (Phillip Geiger) wrote:
> 
> 
> :Does anyone know if Alocasia plants are toxic to cats?  None of the books 
> :I could find include them.  Right now the plant is locked in a room the 
> :cat's not allowed in, but I'd prefer to put it somewhere where it can 
> :get some sun...
> 
> :Thanks in advance to anyone who can help me out here.
> 
> 
> :Phil
> :pggeiger at ucdavis.edu
> 
> YES!
> All araceae are!
> 
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> 
> 
All Arums have crystals in them which make them toxic to animals as well as
people.   



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