6 hidden dangers that lurk your pet at home
No doubt, the moment when you find your four-legged friend is very exciting. And it's not surprising that there's always something that you can overlook. Check these facts that can save your pet's life.
When it comes to selecting a pet there are a lot of things to consider. Some people read books to decide what type of pet is right for their family. Others go for a walk and meet their new friend right around the corner in the middle of the street. In any case, everyone wants their pet to feel safe and loved.
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#1 Air fresheners can cause thyroid problems in cats. They become nervous and lose weight.
#2 Bubbles can cause intoxication. If your dog is obsessed with bubbles use special ones for dogs to protect the eyes and stomach from toxic substances.
#3 Some house plants are poisonous for cats. They can affect the respiratory system, muscles and nerves. Make sure your pet won't bite or touch any of these flowers: lily of the valley, peace lily, aloe, asparagus and begonia.
#4 Tuna can cause mercury poisoning. If your cat eats too much tuna and is addicted to it, it's high time to break it of this dangerous habit. You can offer some tuna as a treat and it'll save your cat from intoxication and malnutrition.
#5 Bread dough is dangerous for pets. If your four-legged friend eats unbaked dough it'll expand in the pet's stomach causing gastrointestinal problems and weakness.
#6 Avocado is good for your health but can kill your pet. Its leaves and seeds contain a toxin called persin that is dangerous for cats, dogs, aquarium fishes and canaries.
Did you know about these dangers? Do you have a pet? Share in the comments!
Learn more about pets with our trivia questions:
- Which small mammal, often kept as a pet, is also known as a 'cavy'?
- Which of these is a small parrot from Australia, often kept as a pet?
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