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In the news this morning a tiger in the NYC zoo has the virus...caught from the person that feeds it. So what about pets getting this???

They've known for a while that pets, especially cats can carry it. I don't remember if it makes them sick or not.
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They're saying that cats can give it to each other but THEY CAN'T TRANSFER IT TO HUMANS..

I'm not yelling at you, i just capitalized it for the benefit of others reading this comment..
I love kitties, it would be awful if people started abandoning them because of incomplete information..
@SW-User "Cross species transmission" is not incomplete information. It's proven science. Whether you like kitties or not......science is science. If people got this from animals....and now a tiger has gotten it from a human...obviously this virus can be transmitted back and forth from humans to animals. ALL animals.
Longpatrol · 31-35, M
I think they first found out about a dog getting it in France. They discovered traces of the virus in the nostrils but nowhere else. Now poor tiggy has it.
GeistInTheMachine · 31-35, M
It came from exotic animals first, that the Chinese were capturing, crowding together and eating.

 
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