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December Hazards

  Christmas Christmas hazards for your Feline Friend

The holiday’s can be a joy filled time for you, your friends and your furry friends. However it is important to remember that not everything that fills our holidays with beauty and merriment is safe for our fantastic feline friends. Many decorations, foods, and plants can be detrimental to their health. Below is a list of common holiday items to avoid in order to make the holidays safe and enjoyable for everyone involved.


  1. Alcoholic beverages
  2. Chocolate ( bakers, semi-sweet, milk chocolate)
  3. Coffee
  4. Moldy or spoiled foods
  5. Onions and onion powder
  6. Salts
  7. Fatty foods
  8. Yeast dough



  1. Poinsettias
  2. Lilies
  3. Holly 
  4. Mistletoe


  1. Christmas tree water
  2. Potpourris
  3. Batteries
  4. Electric cords
  5. Glass ornaments
  6. Ribbons and tinsel


Never give any medication ( prescription or over the counter) to your pet without speaking with your veterinarian first.

If you feel that your pet may have eaten any of these items contact your veterinarian right away or call the pet poison hotline at 1-800-213-6680.