Is Calamondin Orange Poisonous to Cats and Dogs?

Calamondin Orange

The Calamondin Orange is poisonous for both cats and dogs.

Typical symptoms include depression, dermatitis, diarrhea, sensitivity to light, skin irritation, and vomiting.

Calamondin Orange is an economically important citrus hybrid predominantly cultivated in the Philippines and surrounding areas in southern China, Taiwan, Borneo, and Sulawesi. It is ubiquitous in traditional Filipino cuisine and used in various condiments, beverages, dishes, marinades, and preserves. This plant is also used as an ingredient in the cuisines of Malaysia and Indonesia.

The scientific name for this plant is Citrus mitis. Additional names for this plant include Chinese Orange, Panama Orange, Golden Lime, Scarlet Lime, Kalamondin, Calamansi, and Limonsito.

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