Pet Poisoning Calls Common Around Easter

Published 04/19 2014 10:29PM

Updated 04/19 2014 10:42PM

NBC NEWS -- During the week of Easter, the Pet Poison Helpline sees nearly a 200 percent increase in calls about pet poisoning.

Experts say certain Easter goodies and decorations are to blame.

Easter lilies pose the biggest threat, especially to cats.

Just a nibble of any part of the plant, including the pollen, can cause sudden kidney failure.

Tiger lilies, day lilies, asiatic lilies are also toxic to cats.

The plastic grass used to stuff some easter baskets is also a threat to cats and dogs.

Click the video to learn more.

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