Is Devils Ivy Poisonous to Cats and Dogs?

Devils Ivy

The Devils Ivy is poisonous for both cats and dogs.

Typical symptoms include difficulty swallowing, drooling, dyspnea, irritation, oral irritation, renal failure and vomiting.

Devil’s Ivy is a popular houseplant in temperate countries but it is now wild in many tropical countries. It is a flowering plant in the arum family Araceae. It is often cultivated for decorative purposes because it requires little care and is also for its beautiful leaves. Mostly found in offices,  shopping centers, and other public places.

The scientific name for this plant is Epipremnum aureum. Additional name for this plant include Ceylon Creeper, Devil’s Vine, Golden Pothos, Hunter’s Robe, Ivy Arum, Marble Queen, Money Plant, Pothos, Silver Vine, Solomon Islands Ivy and Taro Vine.

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