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Experience:  full time veterinarian at Tender Touch Veterinary Hospital
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It is lethargic and just vomited, I think it ate some white

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It is lethargic and just vomited, I think it ate some white hydrangea flowers
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. This sounds like it might be serious. I'll let the Veterinarian know what's going on ASAP. Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about the cat?
Customer: no- I think I should just take it to an emergency clinic.
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Cat Veterinary
Expert:  Kelly Hill replied 2 months ago.

Hi, this is Dr. Hill. Hydrangea plants are a gastrointestinal irritant, so it is very common for vomiting to occur after ingestion. They do contain some cyanide, but have to ingest large amounts for it to be more than just an irritant. You can wait one hour after ingestion and if no additional vomiting, then offer a little bit of food or water. The irritation is typically short lived. If the kitty continues to vomit, then you definitely need to go to the emergency clinic. Feel free to ask additional questions. Take care.

Expert:  Kelly Hill replied 2 months ago.
Hi Sam,

I'm just following up on our conversation about your pet. How is everything going?

Kelly Hill

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