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Thanksgiving Safety for Cats

Thanksgiving is tomorrow and while we humans will gorge on all things delicious, our cats will be looking for ways to also enjoy the day. However, not many people know the potential dangers lurking around Thanksgiving. Here are some tips and things to avoid this Turkey Day to keep your cat safe and happy:

Floral Centerpieces:

While bouquets are gorgeous and full of fall flowery goodness most plants and flowers are toxic to cats. Lillies and Poinsettias are extremely toxic and even if the ingestion is a small amount it can be fatal very quickly.The ASPCA has a great list of plants and flowers that are toxic to cats and you can check that out here:  ASPCA Toxic Plant List

Candles, potpourri, and essential oil dispensers:

Most oils are highly toxic to cats. Candles can cause respiratory issues and irritation to their eyes if heavily scented. Potpourri not only has small and dangerous ingestible pieces it also contains oils which, as mentioned above, are extremely toxic to cats. Especially…