Can Cats Catch a Human Cold?


Cats can actually catch cold or flu from humans. The virus attaches to the respiratory tract cells of felines in the same way it does in humans. Cats also get cat-to-cat viruses, which are similar to a cold, although humans can not catch those.
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The rhinoviruses that cause the common cold in humans are not communicable to cats. Cats can get upper respiratory infections from other kinds of bacteria or viruses and these cause similar symptoms to the human common cold.
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In the winter if your cat is used to staying inside the house and you put it outside the cats affects will change and get a cold.
Most cold and flu viruses are spread by direct
Same reason why WE don't catch Kennel Cough. We have different types of immune systems because we are different species.
I almost agree with "ram", with one correction - there has not been, as yet, a recorded case of catching toxoplasmosis from a cat. BUT there have been plenty of cases when
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