Drooling, vomiting, tremors, ataxia (wobbliness), respiratory distress, low heart rate, low body temperature, and liver failure can potentially develop depending on the type of essential oil that was used and the dose that the cat was exposed to. Like oil and water, essential oils and cats really do not mix.
List of Essential Oils for Cats to Avoid: Clove oil. Cinnamon oil. Thyme oil. Oregano oil. Wintergreen oil. Sweet birch oil. Lavender oil. Citrus oil.
Essential oils are the concentrated liquids (volatile organic compounds) of plants. Essential oils have become popular for their use in aromatherapy and .