Is Cherry Poisonous to Cats and Dogs?


The Cherry is poisonous for both cats and dogs.

Typical symptoms include dilated pupils, difficulty breathing, excessive panting, vomiting, shock and red mucous membranes in the mouth.

Cherry is a known fruit worldwide and the commercial cherries that we are consuming are obtained from several species, such as the sour Prunus cerasus and sweet Prunus avium. However, Cherry can also refer to the Cherry tree and its wood and similar flowering trees like the Cherry Blossom.

The scientific name for this plant is Prunus spp. Additional name for this plant include Gean, Sweet Cherry and Wild Cherry.

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