Tender Care Animal Hospital


(309) 266-1182

300 E. Courtland


(309) 243-1755

9809 St. Route 91

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Are lilies poisonous to cats?

April 2020 | Posted by Tender Care Animal Hospital

Do you have a cat in your household? Please use EXTREME caution when bringing in flowers, bouquets, and new plants into your cat-friendly household. Easter lilies are extremely poisonous to cats, and just 1-2 leaves (or even the pollen) can kill a cat! Even small ingestions can result in severe kidney failure.

Read more from the Pet Poison Helpline



Animals and COVID-19: FAQs

April 2020 | Posted by Tender Care Animal Hospital

Can COVID-19 (SARS-CoV-2) infect my pets? Can pets spread COVID-19? Can the virus live on my pet’s fur? Is it safe to walk my dog? Pet owners have a lot of questions during the COVID-19 pandemic, and the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) has answers.

View AVMA’s COVID-19 FAQs for pet owners.

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