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www.cuteness.com/article/toxic-borax-cats

Borax is derived from a mineral and is used as a laundry detergent booster and household cleaner, as well as to kill pests. But if cats breathe in the powder or ingest it they can get very ill. Symptoms include vomiting, diarrhea, coughing, excessive thirst, and redness around the eyes.

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Borax is toxic to felines. I used it to get rid of the roach in my home and it partly worked but it killed 2 of my cats. Felines kidney failure. No notice till it was to late. – user6538 Jan 24 '16 at 1:05

www.reference.com/pets-animals/borax-toxic-cats-bf2e0af...

Borax and other boron compounds are toxic to cats, although they are also sometimes used as flea treatments on cats. Borax and related compounds are insecticides. Borax has low toxicity when it is...

www.justanswer.com/veterinary/83223-20-mule-team-borax...

1. Borax is toxic to cats but it has a very low toxicity and has been compared to table salt which is also toxic if given in large amounts. So you would only worry if fairly large amounts of borax were swallowed by your cats which is very unlikely as your cats would not like the taste and in any case cats are fussy creatures. 2.

petsoverload.com/is-borax-safe-for-cats-what-do-i-do-if-my...

What you may not know is that borax is actually toxic to humans, pets, plants, fungi and of course bugs. ... That being said, although most cats are affected by Borax within the first 2-hours of coming into contact of it, it is still very common for cats to experience underlying poisoning or negative side effects if used repeatedly.

www.answers.com/Q/Is_borax_toxic_to_cats

I have used borax to successfully treat a flea infestation in my house. I have 13 cats and 4 dogs and none have had any ill effect from the borax.

www.talklocal.com/blog/2013/06/s/veterinarians/is-borax-dangerous...

Borax is a common ingredient in many pesticides, weed killers, and flea treatments. Borax has many uses, and pets are often exposed to the chemical. So, is Borax dangerous to pets? Borax is indeed dangerous to pets if ingested. Because the chemical is an ingredient in so many products, pets can easily ingest it.

pets.thenest.com/boric-acid-safe-around-cats-6976.html

Boric acid can cause vomiting, diarrhea, loss of appetite and weakness in cats. In severe cases, more often seen in young kittens, old cats or ill cats, it can depress the central nervous system, causing seizures or difficulty with coordination. On the skin boric acid can cause an irritation, including redness and swelling.

www.answers.com/Q/Is_boric_acid_poisonous_to_cats

It is toxic to cats, meaning it can kill them. If you are using it for roach or other insect pest control, it is usually OK unless you put it in. ... Borax and boric acid are not the same thing ...

thecatsite.com/threads/ants-borax-my-cat.55199

Borax, as per their website says that it is nontoxic if ingested in small amounts. I've used it to kill flea infestations in carpet. That ants are called sugar ants or piss ants, so named for the trail the make to lead the rest of the colony to the food source.