zoonotic diseases

In Korea an outbreak of human toxoplasmosis was caused by ingesting food contaminated with Toxoplasma gondii

This is a recently published study on how prevalent the disease called toxoplasmosis is in Korean cats and dogs. It…

3 weeks ago

If you’ve got Covid-19 and a cat you should both self-isolate

NEWS AND VIEWS: US scientists say that if you have a cat and have tested positive for Covid-19 you should…

3 weeks ago

Substantial number of people give Covid-19 to their companion animals

There have been a few studies on this subject unsurprisingly. It is obviously highly pertinent at the moment. However, a…

1 month ago

Black market drug for cats found to destroy Covid-19 virus in lab experiments

A drug labelled GC376 was found, we are told by the authors of a Daily Mail online article, to destroy…

2 months ago

Can cats be tested for toxoplasmosis?

Cats can be tested for toxoplasmosis. Serologic tests including ELISA (enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay) will show if a cat has been…

2 months ago

Can kitty litter cause birth defects?

The question hints at one of the great dilemmas of cat loving women who want to have a child. There…

2 months ago

What should you do if your cat or dog gets Covid-19 from you?

This page is about what the experts say you should do in respect of isolation not in respect of medical…

3 months ago

People who test positive for Covid-19 should protect their pets

This is a developing situation. Nobody wants to create alarm but the focus thus far has been on people and…

3 months ago

How do I know if my cat has coronavirus?

The coronavirus causes an upper respiratory infection (URI) in cats, both domestic and wild. The online newspapers stated that the…

3 months 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…

4 months ago