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Keep pets safe: which winter indoor flowers are poisonous

Julia PeschanskayaLife
Which winter houseplants are poisonous

With the onset of cold weather, housewives try to fill their homes with coziness by decorating them with beautiful indoor flowers. But you need to be careful if you have pets because some plants are poisonous to them.

OBOZ.UA has compiled a list of winter indoor flowers that can harm animals. Despite their beautiful appearance, toxic plants will negatively affect the well-being of your pet.

Holly

This ornamental tree is often bought for Christmas because it has shiny green leaves with sharp edges and red berries. But these fruits are inedible, they contain a chemical compound that is highly toxic to dogs and cats. Eating the berries causes vomiting, diarrhea, high blood pressure, and in some cases can even lead to death.

Keep pets safe: which winter indoor flowers are poisonous

Yew

There are many species of this plant, some of which have cones and berries that are dangerous to pets and people. In animals, poisoning is accompanied by symptoms such as diarrhea, vomiting, trembling, and convulsions.

Keep pets safe: which winter indoor flowers are poisonous

Poinsettia (Christmas flower)

It is an evergreen shrub that has dark green leaves with jagged edges, 10-15 cm long. The flowers are small, yellow, collected in inflorescences, with bright red bracts around them, which people sometimes mistake for flowers. The plant is poisonous to both humans and animals. Poinsettia causes excessive salivation and digestive upset in pets.

Keep pets safe: which winter indoor flowers are poisonous

Earlier OBOZ.UA published a list of indoor plants that absorb all toxins at home.

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