Tagged: zoonotic diseases

About domestic cats and rabies

Infographic on rabies in domestic cats (USA)

The thing that I particularly don’t like about rabies in the USA in the domestic cat is that if a domestic cat for whatever reason bites a person including their owner, they might assume...

FIV and HIV are related but different species of virus

Can a cat with feline AIDS give it to a human?

NO! This question was an important one in around 1986 which was five years after scientists discovered the cause of AIDS in humans namely HIV (the human immunodeficiency virus). Since then, a lot more...


My cat caught a bat. What to do?

It depends to a certain extent where you are. I will discuss the USA and UK. This is a tricky topic partly because the advice varies depending on where you live and because the...

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