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The Kaffir lily is a beautiful, large plant with succulent green leaves and beautiful bunched flowers (which are most commonly orange in color). The Kaffir lily is not a “true” lily – in other words, it is not part of the lily family (Lilium or Hemerocallis) that is known for causing kidney failure in cats….

Sleep aids are medications that are designed to reduce anxiety and help people sleep better. Lunesta® (eszopiclone) and Ambien® (zolpidem) are two common types used in human medicine. Sleep aids are benzodiazepines or non-benzodiazepine hypnotics, and these drugs work similarly to Valium (benzodiazepine). While these drugs are designed to cause sleep and sedation in humans,…

Isoniazid is an antimycobacterial agent used for the treatment of tuberculosis in human medicine. While it is sometimes used in veterinary medicine for the treatment of certain types of infection (Mycobacterium bovis, M. tuberculosis), it has a narrow margin of safety can be deadly when dogs and cats ingest them. Common signs with isoniazid poisoning…

Hydrocarbons are liquids that are commonly found in your garage. Examples include liquid fuels such as kerosene, engine oil, tiki-torch fuels, gasoline, diesel fuels, paint solvents, wood stains, wood strippers, liquid lighter fluids, asphalt/roofing tar, etc. These are often referred to as “petroleum distillates” based on their viscosity (e.g., thickness), carbon chain length, and fat…

Hydrocarbons are liquids that are commonly found in your garage. Examples include liquid fuels such as kerosene, engine oil, tiki-torch fuels, gasoline, diesel fuels, paint solvents, wood stains, wood strippers, liquid lighter fluids, asphalt/roofing tar, etc. These are often referred to as “petroleum distillates” based on their viscosity (e.g., thickness), carbon chain length, and fat…