In France for the first time, a coronavirus infected cat. This was reported on the website of the National alfora veterinary school (ENVA).

Presumably, infection of the domestic cat is passed from the host. It is noted that the animal was observed typical respiratory and digestive symptoms.

“to protect the family pet sick COVID-19 recommended to avoid direct contact with their cats to wear a mask in their presence and to wash their hands before their Pat,” — said the expert.

Previously a Professor at the School of systems biology George Mason University (USA) Ancha Baranova explained that domestic and wild cats can become infected with the novel coronavirus, but the harm to humans they will bring. While dogs are not susceptible to the virus, but it can get to them, and then through the contact to the host.