Is Plum Poisonous to Cats and Dogs?


The Plum is poisonous for both cats and dogs.

Typical symptoms include dilated pupils, difficulty breathing, excessive panting, vomiting, shock and red mucous membranes in the mouth.

Plum is a fruit tree in the family Rosacea. There are hybrid plums commonly grown at least in Europe and most dried plums are made from fruits of this species. Plums form a large shrub or a small tree and are grown commercially in orchards. 

The scientific name for this plant is Prunus domestica. Additional name for this plant include European plum and Damson.

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