Are Croton Plants Toxic to Cats? What Do I Do If They Eat One

Croton Toxicity The croton plant (Codiaeum variegatum) is poisonous to cats in all of its forms. This includes all the different kinds, such as Banana, Bush on Fire, Eleanor Roosevelt, Oakleaf, Magnificent, Sunny, Gold Sun, Mammy, Petra Croton, and Zanzibar. A chemical called 5-deoxyingenol is in the croton. Animals can get sick from it, and…

Do Cats Vomit When Stressed? Deciphering Your Cat’s Behavior

We’ll say it: cats are very good at hiding their worries. (Perhaps because they keep so much to themselves when they’re scared.) When cats are upset, they often get ticks, some of which can be very annoying. For example, stressed cats often start to groom themselves too much. They do it to “self-soothe” because it…