Is Swiss Cheese Plant Poisonous to Cats and Dogs?

Swiss Cheese Plant

The Swiss Cheese Plant is poisonous for both cats and dogs.

Typical symptoms include difficulty swallowing, foaming of the mouth, hoarseness, intense burning and irritation of mouth, tongue and lips, excessive drooling, low energy, oral irritation and vomiting.

Swiss Cheese Plant is a flowering plant that is a member of arum family Araceae. It can grow up to 66 ft with heart-shaped glossy leaves . They are native native to tropical forests of southern Mexico, south to Panama and has become an invasive species in Hawaii, Ascension Island, Society Islands and Seychelles.

The scientific name for this plant is Monstera deliciosa. Additional name for this plant include Ceriman, Cutleaf Philodendron, Delicious Monster, Hurricane Plant, Mexican Breadfruit, Monstera, Moter-in-Law, Split-leaf Philodendron and Window Leaf Plant.

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