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cat ate spike plant. is it toxic she did vomit it up but is

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cat ate spike plant. is it toxic? she did vomit it up but is now having trouble breathing
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Cat Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. Michael Salkin replied 6 years ago.
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Spike plants (dracaena) are on the warning list for toxic plants, but are expected to cause gastrointestinal irritation only. Any pet can have a serious idiosyncratic reaction to plants and drugs, however. "Trouble breathing" concerns me, so I'd advise a visit to your closest emergency clinic.