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10 Most Common Ways Cats Are Accidentally Poisoned

Cats can easily be accidentally poisoned by many things you probably have in or around your home. Common household items, plants, foods, medications, and chemicals can all spell disaster if your cat comes into contact with them.

If your cat is poisoned, call your emergency vet right away. You can also call the Pet Poison Helpline at 1-855-764-7661 or the ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center at 1-888-426-4435 and follow their instructions. They may charge a fee, but it’s worth it if your cat’s life is on the line.

Here are some ways cats are accidentally poisoned that you should watch out for.

What other common ways can cats be accidentally poisoned? How should cat parents take precautions? Let us know in the comments below!

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