Tagged: zoonotic diseases

H5N1

Can domestic cats get avian flu?

Yes, domestic cats can get avian flu. However, very few cats contract the disease and the cats in a study who contracted the disease showed no clinical signs of influenza. Also, in this study...

Millions of minks were gassed because the Danish authorities were fearful that they'd spread the disease to people

Can domestic cats transmit Covid?

This is a question which comes up over and over again and it is interesting that the main scientific bodies are ambivalent about the answer. For example, the CDC in the USA are very...

Can cat poop be used in compost?

Is cat poop good for plants?

The question is: can cat faeces go into compost? I did some research on the internet some time ago and concluded that it is unwise to use cat faeces in compost. The general consensus...


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