If someone has Covid they have a high chance of passing it on to their cat or dog

Cat sleeps on bed where they can get Covid

The research presented by Dorothee Bienzle, a professor of veterinary pathology at the University of Guelph, Ontario, Canada, at the European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases regarding the transmission of Covid from owners to their pets is surprising to me. The professor and her colleagues studied 48 cats and 54 dogs from …

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Can captive big cats in zoos get Covid-19 from their food?

Can big cats in Indian zoos get Covid-19 from their food?

It has been reported that eight Asiatic lions at the Hyderabad Zoo in India have been infected with Covid-19. The number may be higher and it is thought that the transmission to lions at this zoo is due to the massive surge in infections among humans in India, which we have all heard about. …

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Ragdoll kitten gets Covid-19 from owner and is euthanized

NEWS AND VIEWS: Scientists from the University of Glasgow have been researching Covid-19 in companion animals, specifically cats, and the prevalence of transmission of the disease from their owners. Two cases had been reported in the news media: one concerns a Ragdoll kitten and the other a Siamese cat. In both instances, it is …

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Cat scratch can make you schizophrenic but antibiotics fixes the problem. Discussion.

Stretch marks caused by cat scratch disease?

There have been rumblings for a while about the possibility of a cat scratch rarely leading to a disease called ‘cat scratch fever’ which in turn might cause mental health issues in the victim, specifically schizophrenia/schizoaffective disorder (SCZ/SAD). It sounds alarming and cat lovers will be hollering from the rooftops that it is just …

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Covid variant may cause heart disease in companion cats and dogs

How does 'social distancing' affect cat ownership?

“We have a strong suspicion of transmission from human to pet, not vice versa”, said a vet. There is no need to panic but to listen and learn. Knowledge is useful when used properly. There is news out that some vets believe that there is a link between a variant of the Covid-19 virus …

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Coronavirus pandemic must encourage cessation of cat meat trade

Cat and Dog Meat Trade Investigation Hanoi

The coronavirus pandemic will hopefully signal the beginning of the end of the cat meat trade in southern China because Covid-19 is a zoonotic disease. I have been looking at a study from 2019 which researched the connection between Toxoplasma gondii and mental health in southeast China. They found a ‘significantly higher’ level of …

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