LILY, LILUM, DAYLILY, HEMEROCALLIS POISONING IN CATS
 
Description    Ingestion of lily plants from the genera LILIUM and HEMEROCALLIS can be nephrotoxic to cats.
 
Species   Feline
 
Signs   Abnormal breath odor, Anorexia, Arrhythmia, Ataxia, Back pain, Bradycardia, Cold skin, Conjunctival, scleral, injection, Conjunctival, scleral, redness, Dehydration, Diarrhea, Dullness, Dysmetria, Excessive salivation, Fever, Generalized weakness, Glucosuria, Hematuria, Hypothermia, Inability to stand, Increased respiratory rate, Oliguria or anuria, Oral mucosal ulcers, vesicles, Pain on external abdominal pressure, Pain, kidney, ureters, on palpation, Pale, Palpable enlarged kidney , Polydipsia, Polyuria, Proteinuria, Seizures or syncope, Ventricular premature beat, Vomiting or regurgitation, Weak pulse
 
References   Cortinovis C. Epidemiology of intoxication of domestic animals by plants in Europe. Vet J 2013;197:163 [Web Reference]
Bennett AJ. Outcome following gastrointestinal tract decontamination and intravenous fluid diuresis in cats with known lily ingestion: 25 cases (20012010). JAVMA 2013;242:1110 [Web Reference]
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