Is Grapefruit Poisonous to Cats and Dogs?


The Grapefruit is poisonous for both cats and dogs.

Typical symptoms include dermatitis, depression, diarrhea, lethargy, photosensitivity, and vomiting.

Grapefruit is a hybrid between sweet orange and pomelo and is always mistaken as pomelo. The flesh varies in color from white to yellow to red to pink. This citrus plant originating in Barbados is known for its relatively large sour to semi-sweet, somewhat bitter fruit. It was introduced from Asia in the seventeenth century.

The scientific name for this plant is Citrus paradisii. Additional name for this plant include Forbidden Fruit, Pomelo, Pummelo Grapefruit, Pink Grapefruit, Shaddock, and White Grapefruit.

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