Known as: Elderberry
Latin Name: Sambucus spp.
Description: Can cause cynaide poisoning.
Poisonous Parts: Entire plant. Plant is cynaogenetic
and may contain toxic levels of nitrates.
Symptoms: Drooling, vomiting, diarrhea, swelling around the
mouth, difficulty breathing.
Treatment: Unless your cat is unconscious or having convulsions,
induce vomiting and initiate procedures to delay
absorption and speed elimination. Get immediate veterinary assistance.
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