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Questions & Answers

  • Can the cat flu be transmitted by humans?
    Can the cat flu be transmitted from one household to another?
  • Can a cat that has a chronic herpes virus transmit to a human
    can a cat that has a chronic herpes virus of the eye transmit this virus to a human that would result in bells palsy? My daughter has a cat that has chronic herpes virus of the eye. Her live-in boyfriend has been treated for Bells Palsy in the last two weeks and I wonder if that cat may have transmitted the virus to the boyfriend? I read on WebMD that the herpes virus can cause Bells Palsy in some patients.
  • Is this unusual cat aids behavior?
    My cat has feline aids it has been hissing and attacking anyone who comes near it is this normal behavior given it has the disease.

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