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Liliac is a popular, beautiful plant that can be found in many gardens and spring time is the blooming season for lilacs. So some cat owners can be concerned are lilacs poisonous to cats?

And yes, lilacs are toxic to cats if ingested. The plant contains syringin and other similar compounds, which can cause gastrointestinal upset such as vomiting, diarrhea, and loss of appetite if ingested by cats.

Also, are purple lilacs poisonous to cats? Purple lilacs are also toxic to cats, the flowers, leaves, and stem of the plant are toxic. If you have lilacs in your home and your garden, and you wonder if lilacs are toxic to cats, it is important to keep your cat away from them. If you suspect that your cat has ingested any part of a lilac plant, it is important to seek veterinary care immediately.