Is Mum Poisonous to Cats and Dogs?

Mum

The Mum is poisonous for both cats and dogs.

Typical symptoms include dermatitis, diarrhea, drooling, hypersalivation, incoordination, loss of balance, lesions and vomiting.

Mum is considered a favorite flower for the month of November. They are herbaceous perennial plants or subshrub that are part of the genus Chrysanthemum in the family Asteraceae. They are characterized with yellow, white or red florets and toothed or smooth leaflets.

The scientific name for this plant is Chrysanthemum spp.. Additional name for this plant include Chrysanthemum, Daisy, Florist’s Daisy and Hardy Garden Mum.

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