* Antifreeze has a pleasant taste. Unfortunately, very small amounts can be lethal. As little as
one teaspoon of antifreeze can be deadly to a cat; less than four teaspoons can be
dangerous to a 10-
containers and store in secured cabinets. Automotive products such as gasoline, oil and
antifreeze should be stored in areas that are inaccessible to your pets. Propylene glycol is a
safer form of antifreeze. Low Tox™ brand antifreeze contains propylene glycol and is
recommended to use in pet households.
If you think your pet has consumed antifreeze, contact your veterinarian or the ASPCA Animal
Poison Control Center (1-
* Liquid potpourris are popular household fragrances. Pets are often exposed to liquid
potpourri by direct ingestion from simmer pots or spills, or by rubbing against leaky bottles or
simmer pots containing the potpourri, or from spilling the containers upon themselves. Oral
exposures result following grooming. Exposure of pets to some types of liquid potpourris can
result in severe oral, dermal and ocular damage.
* Rat and mouse killers are used commonly. When using rat and mouse bait, place the products
in areas that are inaccessible to your companion animals.