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The Food and Drug Administration is cautioning cat owners against keeping Easter lilies in their home during the upcoming holiday, as that plant and others of the Lilium and Hemerocallis genera are toxic to felines. Credit: Getty Creative While lilies are not as toxic to dogs, they are a serious threat to cats in any household, as reported by LiveScience. Even licking pollen from the plant or eating one of the leaves can cause acute kidney failure in felines. "The first symptom of lily toxicity in cats is vomiting," said FDA veterinarian Melanie McLean. "If you have lilies in your home, checking for missing petals or chewed leaves can tell you whether your cat has found the flowers." If...

Springtime Safety Tips for Dogs

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