Zoonotic Diseases

Nicola Sturgeon says that the coronavirus pandemic is no one’s fault

In a video in which Scotland's first Minister, Nicola Sturgeon, updates the nation on coronavirus regulations, she states that the…

6 days ago

Why domestic cats getting coronavirus is irrelevant

At present, there is fairly clear evidence in a study setting that domestic cats can get Covid-19 and transmit it…

5 months ago

Are cat ear mites contagious to humans?

Theoretically or technically cat ear mites are contagious to humans because they can crawl out of a cat's ear canal…

5 months ago

FYI: copper kills coronavirus. How can we use it?

The news is spreading almost as fast as the virus. Copper, that humble metal, is an impressive anti-viral and can…

6 months ago

British laissez-faire attitude towards letting their cat go outside is under scrutiny due to Covid-19

The Brits are well known for letting their domestic cat companions wander around outside as they see fit. Almost everyone…

7 months ago

Chinese study says that coronavirus can replicate in domestic cats and transmit between cats

Because I am very concerned for the welfare of domestic cats (and all animals), I am very, very reluctant to…

7 months ago

Disturbing report of human infecting cat with Covid-19

I find this disturbing. It is a report which has surfaced from under the radar. And it looks genuine. I…

7 months ago

How does coronavirus ‘social distancing’ affect cat ownership?

'Social distancing' is a new buzz phrase. We are all told to do it. In round terms it means limiting…

7 months ago

USA Covid-19 by State Mitigation Strategies

This is from Twitter. I thought it was interesting as it nicely summarises the state of play as at 16…

7 months ago

Can I give Covid-19 to my cat?

This is a pure science question. The best information that I have seen on this is on the Science website.…

7 months ago