V-day is coming this week and whether it is looked forward to or dreaded, those of us with beloved pets have to take some precaution to avoid having the day of love turn tragic. This information is also important to those who love pet lovers.
Valentine staples like chocolates can be delicious to us humans but toxic to pets. Certain flowers can be poisonous to cats. My favorite flower is the oriental stargazer but as a lily it’s a no-no for my cats. Oh well, the flower does not live as long nor provide the same cuddling benefits my cats do.
This month’s ASPCA newsletter contains an article with some tips and additional links, including alternatives, on ensuring a safe and enjoyable Valentine’s Day for humans and animals: ASPCA Guide to a Pet-Friendly Valentine’s Day.
Happy Valentine’s Day!