Australian Nut

Pictured: Macadamia nuts

Poisonous to: Cats, Dogs

Common signs to watch for:

  • Depression
  • Hyperthermia
  • Weakness
  • Muscular stiffness
  • Vomiting
  • Tremors
  • Increased heart rate

Australian nuts, also known as Macadamia nuts, are derived from the Macadamia intergrifolia in the United States, and in Macadamia tetraphylla in Hawaii and Australia where they are cultivated. Symptoms start to appear within 3 to 12 hours of ingestion. Australian nuts are found to be more toxic to dogs than cats.

Poison type: foods

Alternate names: Macadamia Nut Queensland Nut