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Q.Pencil cactus

Zone Gilbert, AZ | tadsm1979 added on March 30, 2017 | Answered

I received what I think is a pencil cactus for Christmas. It looks like the picture. I think my cat may be eating it. Are these plants toxic to pets enough to make them sick or just cause an allergic reaction?

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Answered on March 31, 2017

The pencil cactus is considered irritating and potentially toxic to cats. Here is what ASPCA says about the pencil cactus:

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