CNN – A study from the UK shows evidence of human-to-cat transmission of SARS-CoV-2 in two cases, according to scientists.
The two cats were from different households and suffered different severities of the disease. Both of the cats had owners who developed COVID-19 early on in the pandemic, when testing in humans was less consistent, CNN reported.
The peer-reviewed study was published in Veterinary Record and analyzed swabs taken from cats for routine testing of common cat viruses including feline herpes virus. Through testing, researchers were able to identify two cats who had the...