Ficus

Ficus

Pictured: Ficus

Poisonous to: Cats, Dogs

Level of toxicity: Generally mild

Common signs to watch for:

  • Decreased appetite
  • Drooling
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Skin irritation
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Numerous species of plants belong to the genus Ficus and contain irritating sap. Following ingestion, irritation of the mouth and gastrointestinal tract may occur. Dermal irritation is also possible if the sap gets on the pet’s skin.

Poison type: plants

Alternate names: Indian rubber plant, common rubber tree, common fig, fiddle-leaved fig, fiddle-leaf fig