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Holiday Treats and Decorations Can Be a Deadly Combination for Pets
Date:12/19/2008

l cords. Cats meanwhile may suffer an injury while trying to climb the tree causing it to fall over.

It is only natural to want to share the holidays with your pet. However feeding table treats should be avoided. Our pets are not tolerant of diet changes and the rich human foods typical of the holiday season can cause severe stomach upset requiring prolonged hospital care.

String and tinsel can be quite dangerous, especially to cats. The intestines of cats are incapable of passing such linear foreign bodies. Emergency surgery to relieve the obstruction caused by the string or tinsel is typically required to save the pet's life.

Beware of the damaging effects holiday plants can have on your pets if ingested. Poinsettias can cause mild irritation but mistletoe, daffodil, lilies and amaryllis bulbs are extremely toxic and can be a serious threat to your pet's health if you do not seek immediate veterinary attention.

"If you take a few simple precautions you can avoid a trip to the animal emergency room and save your pet from potentially life-threatening consequences," says Dr. Dennis. "If you think your pet may have eaten something he or she was not supposed to, be sure to call your veterinarian or visit an emergency hospital right away. A quick response and diagnosis is likely to lead to fewer complications and a speedy recovery."

The Veterinary Specialty and Emergency Center of Kansas City has been a leader in specialty veterinary care since 1992, fulfilling the need for specialty health care and emergency services for animals in the greater Kansas City metropolitan area and outlying Kansas, Missouri, Arkansas and Nebraska communities. The hospital continues its tradition of excellence today within its 20,000 square foot, state-of-the-art facility; the first and most comprehe
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