Is Tiger Lily Poisonous to Cats?

Tiger Lily
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The Tiger Lily is poisonous for cats.

Typical symptoms include anorexia, death, inappetence, kidney failure, lethargy, polydipsia, and vomiting.

The Tiger Lily is widely planted as an ornamental because of its showy orange-and-black flowers. It has become naturalized in numerous scattered locations in eastern North America. It is an Asian species of lily, native to China, Japan, Korea, and the Russian Far East.

The scientific name for this plant is Lilium tigrinum. Additional names for this plant include Columbia Lily, Devil Lily, Ditch Lily, Chalice-Cup Lily, Kentan, Leopard Lily, Lilium Catesbaei, Lilium Lancifolium, Lilium Tigrinum, Oregon Lily, Pine Lily, Western Red Lily, and Western Wood Lily.

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