Can cats get human viruses?

Answer According to the Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine, most viruses affect their native host species. Human viruses do not affect cats. While certain human viruses possess related stra... Read More »

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Can cats catch human viruses?

Zoonotic diseases are diseases shared by humans and animals. Although there are many parasites and bacteria that infect both humans and cats, the only known shared virus is rabies, according to Cor... Read More »

How to Get Rid of Human Viruses?

Viruses are responsible for a number of sicknesses that ail humans. Unfortunately, there is no cures for viruses. This means it is up to you to get rid of a viral infection. The best way to do this... Read More »

Can dogs catch human viruses?

Dogs can, indeed, catch human viruses. For instance, in December 2009, the Iowa State Laboratory confirmed that a New York dog caught the 2009 H1N1 influenza virus from its owner. Thus, it's import... Read More »

Why do cats chew human hair?

Two factors likely influence a cat's tendency to chew on human hair--weaning a kitten too early, or simply, genetics. The behavior is most likely not because of the diet, but it's advised that you ... Read More »