Coronavirus In Cats Uk. On 27 july, the uk had its first confirmed case of coronavirus in a pet. The study involved infecting a small number of cats with the coronavirus
Coronavirus can be transmitted between cats, a study has confirmed, days after reports that a pet in belgium had been infected with the disease. It was confirmed yesterday that a pet cat had been diagnosed with coronavirus, in the first case of animal infection in the uk. Some types of coronavirus cause illness in humans (such as the common cold and sars), some cause illness in animals (such as ‘kennel cough’ in dogs and ‘fip’ in cats), and some can affect both.
While there are various different strains of coronavirus that affect other species of animals such as dogs, the feline form of the disease is specific to cats, and is not contagious to other species of animals.
Testing on animals during the pandemic has been. The uk has had its first confirmed case of coronavirus in a pet cat confirmed after the feline caught the infection from its owner. Feline coronavirus (also sometimes referred to as fcov) is a highly contagious viral condition that is transferred via the faeces of cats. Downing street said today two symptoms prompted the moggy's.