Are poinsettas poisonous to cats

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I was always told that poinsettas are poisonous to cats. Several months ago, however, I read an entry on (the myths and urban legends debunking site) that said that, despite all the rumors about poinsettas being toxic to humans and animals, they are actually not poisonous to humans or dogs, unless a very, very large amount of them are eaten. And even then, the dog or person probably won't die. They'll just get really sick.

Unfortunately, the entry neglected to specifically mention whether or not poinsettas are poison to cats.

I have included a link to the entry so you can see for yourself.

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it can be but if you take care of it and get to the vet in time it should not hurt the cat a lot

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