Known as: Amaryllis, Naked-Lady Lily
Latin Name: Amaryllis spp.
Description: Tall flower that typically sends up a flower shoot
before it produces leaves. Large trumpet shaped flowers at the top
of the stem. Often sold as potted bulbs in northern climate for blooming
around Christmas time. Can also be found outside in warmer climates
blooming in springtime.
Poisonous Parts: Bulbs. Alkaloid toxins.
Symptoms: Vomiting, drooling, abdominal pain, cramps, swelling
around the mouth, or difficulty in breathing. May cause tremors,
heart and respiratory and/or kidney problems which are difficult for an
owner to detect.
Treatment: Unless your cat is unconscious or having convulsions,
induce vomiting. Get immediate veterinary