Is Japanese Show Lily Poisonous to Cats?

Japanese Show Lily

The Japanese Show Lily is poisonous for cats.

Typical symptoms include death, dehydration, halitosis, hiding, inappetence, kidney failure, lethargy, and vomiting.

The Japanese Show Lily is an East Asian species of plants in the lily family. It is native to southern Japan and southern China, where it can be found at elevations of 600–900 metres (2,000–3,000 ft). It is sometimes called the Japanese lily though there are other species with this common name.

The scientific name for this plant is Lilium speciosum. Additional names for this plant include Asiatic lily and Lilies.

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