Are Elephant Ear Plants Dangerous to Cats?

The elephant ear plant (Caladium hortulanum), also known as calidium or taro, is toxic to cats. Signs that a cat has ingested the leaves of the elephant ear are oral irritation, drooling, difficulty in swallowing and vomiting.

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Amy Deemer began her writing career in 1992. She began writing online content in 2009 and writes primarily for Answerbag and Garden Guides. Deemer enjoys researching and writing about flowers, plants and gardening. Deemer has an Associate of Arts in liberal studies from Westmoreland Community College.