Is Weeping Fig Poisonous to Cats and Dogs?

Weeping Fig

The Weeping Fig is poisonous for both cats and dogs.

Typical symptoms include decreased appetite, diarrhea, drooling, vomiting, and skin irritation.

This species is naturalized in the West Indies and in the states of Florida and Arizona in the United States.The Weeping Fig is a species of flowering plant in the family Moraceae, native to Asia and Australia. It is the official tree of Bangkok. In its native range, its small fruit are favored by some birds, such as the superb fruit dove, wompoo fruit dove, pink-spotted fruit dove, ornate fruit dove, orange-bellied fruit dove, Torresian imperial pigeon, and purple-tailed imperial pigeon.

The scientific name for this plant is Ficus sp.. Additional names for this plant include Benjamin Fig, Ficus Tree, Fig, and Indian Rubber Plant.

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