Poinsettia plants are toxic to cats; however, ingesting this plant is not life-threatening to cats and only causes mouth and stomach irritation. In some cases, ingestion of the plant causes vomiting. Poinsettias cause si... More »

The schefflera plant is toxic to cats, according to the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA). The schefflera is also known as the umbrella tree, the Australian ivy palm, the octopus tree and ... More »

Spider plants are not poisonous to cats, although sensitivity to the plant may cause an allergic reaction, such as skin irritations, according to the University of Connecticut's home and garden extension website. There a... More »

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The toxic effects of ibuprofen on cats include damage to the stomach and kidneys that may lead to kidney failure, severe stomach irritation and stomach ulcers, according to Vetstreet. Ibuprofen inhibits blood flow to the... More »

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Poinsettia plants are not suited for cold weather unless they are kept indoors during cool weather. The plant can be damaged by temperatures below 50 degrees. More »

Some common house plants that are toxic to cats include dieffenbachia, cyclamen, aloe vera, asparagus ferns and elephant ear plants. Lilies, including Easter lilies and calla lilies, are especially dangerous for cats. More »

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According to the Mexico Travel section of About.com, the "Legend of the Poinsettia" is a poem about the humble gift of love and miraculous transformations representative of the Christmas holiday. Originating in Mexico, t... More »