A cat is examined at a veterinary clinic in San Diego. There have been a handful of reports outside the US of pet dogs or cats becoming infected after close contact with contagious people. Photo: AFP

Coronavirus: two cats in New York become first US pets to test positive

  • The felines have mild respiratory illnesses and are expected to recover
  • They are thought to have contracted the virus from people in their households or neighbourhoods
Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A cat is examined at a veterinary clinic in San Diego. There have been a handful of reports outside the US of pet dogs or cats becoming infected after close contact with contagious people. Photo: AFP
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