contagious diseases

How do indoor cats get colds?

Indoor cats can get colds if they come into direct contact with infected discharge from another cat who has got…

1 month ago

How do cats spread ringworm?

Ringworm (dermatophytosis) is spread by cats in direct contact with each other or with materials that have been contaminated with…

2 months ago

Wuhan’s ban on eating wild animals is an admission of guilt and a PR exercise

NEWS/VIEWS - OPINION ARTICLE: Reports are all over the Internet of the local administration of the city of Wuhan (11…

4 months ago

Another virus originating in China is killing millions of rabbits. Is it zoonotic?

The Times newspaper this morning reports on a highly contagious virus that originated in China (as did Covid-19) and which…

4 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…

4 months ago

Picture of vet taking throat swab from domestic cat for Covid-19 test

This photograph shows a veterinarian and assistant taking a throat swab (oropharyngeal swab) at a clinic in Cairo, Egypt from…

5 months ago

New York state: two domestic cats test positive for Covid-19

In a disturbing development, two domestic cats have tested positive for Covid-19 in New York state. These are the first…

5 months ago

Do cat ear mites smell?

When a cat has ear mites a dark brown waxy discharge can be seen when you look in the cat's…

8 months ago

120 cats killed at no-kill shelter because of calicivirus outbreak

Community Animal Rescue and Adoption (C.A.R.A.) decided, we are told, to kill every single cat (120) at their facility because…

2 years ago

How do you get rid of ringworm in humans?

If you own a domestic cat you might get ringworm from him/her. It is highly contagious and zoonotic (cat to…

2 years ago