Poisons & food dangers

Poisonings are one of the most common emergencies our out of hours vets see. Here we offer some advice on potential poisons and food dangers.

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Beware of these common seasonal poisons for cats

Lots of substances that are around us everyday can be a poison or toxin for cats. Here are some common seasonal poisons that cats come into contact with.

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How to identify a possible poisoning and what to do if you think your pet has been poisoned

There are lots of different chemicals, drugs and plants that are poisonous to our pets.  Here is an overview of common poisons and what to do if you think your pet has been poisoned.

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Human foods that are poisonous to cats

Cats are generally more sensible than dogs when it comes to eating things they shouldn’t, however there are still a few things you should watch out for.

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Antifreeze poisoning in cats

Antifreeze is used commonly in radiators and some screen washes, but did you know that it is extremely toxic to cats?

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Dangers of paracetamol to cats

Your cat comes in having had a scrape and you think 'ouch, where are the painkillers?' Please don't be be tempted to give your cat paracetamol as it is very dangerous to them.

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