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Alstroemeria (Peruvian Lily): Is this plant toxic to cats? Thank You

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I'm cocnrened that the pollen might be toxic, is this a true Lily that is toxic?

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Hi Jharrin and welcome, no it isn't a 'true' lily yet there do seem to be concerns that it is toxic to cats.

24 Aug, 2009


The Plants for a Future Use site makes no mention of pollen toxicity to animals, only that some people are allergic to the leaves. The roots are in fact probably edible.

24 Aug, 2009


The Feline Advisory Bureau website has it on their list of toxic plants with an asterisk to denote that it can also cause skin irritation.

24 Aug, 2009

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