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Ficus

Poisonous to: Cats, Dogs, Horses

Common signs to watch for:

  • Inappetance
  • Drooling
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Skin inflammation
  • Redness to the skin

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Ficus elastica, otherwise known as the Indian rubber tree, common rubber tree plant, or the common fig tree (Ficus carica, F. Lyrata and F.benjamina) contains an irritating sap. When pets are exposed to this plant, it can cause both gastrointestinal (e.g., vomiting, diarrhea) and dermatological (skin) irritation.

Poison type: Plants

Alternate names: Indian rubber tree, common rubber tree plant, common fig tree