infection

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

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

Pictures of two tigers being tested for Covid-19

Pictures showing mouth and nose swabs being taken from tigers at Miami Zoo to test for Covid-19. They tested negative…

5 months ago

Can my cat give me ear mites?

Don't be alarmed because it is appears to be infinitesimally rare but cats can give humans ear mites causing otitis…

7 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

Can cats get colds?

Yes, cats can get colds but the viruses that causes them are different to those that cause the human cold.…

1 year ago

Kansas cats can be infected by West Nile Virus

Most of Kansas has been declared a high risk for West Nile Virus (WNV) and the disease has been reported…

2 years ago

What percentage of cats have herpes?

The question in the title is online and appears to be asking for the percentage of cats that are suffering…

2 years ago

Can I catch a cold from my cat?

Can I catch a cold from my cat? No, you can't. Most infectious diseases are species-specific. They only affect a…

2 years ago

My Neighbors’ Cat Gave My Cat Herpes Virus. Should They Pay My Veterinary Bills?

My neighbors' cat gave my cat herpes virus. Should they pay my veterinary bills? The answer is probably no because…

2 years ago