Is Lime Poisonous to Cats and Dogs?

Lime

The Lime is poisonous for both cats and dogs.

Typical symptoms include ataxia, depression, dermatitis, diarrhea, hypothermia, trembling and vomiting.

Lime is characterized with higher acidity and stronger aroma compared to others. It is comparatively smaller that could only grow up to 2 in diameter. The fruit is color green but turns yellow when ripens.

The scientific name for this plant is Citrus aurantifolia. Additional name for this plant include Bartender’S Lime, Key Lime, Mexican Lime, Omani Lime and West Indian Lime.

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