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 »

Poinsettias are considered mildly toxic to cats. However, their potential for harm is much less than that of other common ornamental plants associated with Christmas. Poinsettias, if ingested, can cause irritation of the... More »

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Holiday plants that are toxic to cats include mistletoe, holly berries, lilies and poinsettia. Several types of mistletoe are poisonous, with American mistletoe being the least toxic. Cats that are exposed to mistletoe m... 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 »