Your Cat Could Carry ‘Good’ Bacteria That Fight Resistant Staph Infections

Bacteria from healthy cats have been shown to produce antibodies with some impressive skin-healing properties … in mice. A new study on these properties suggests that we might one day…

Cavalier King Charles Spaniels Carry More Harmful Genetic Variants Than Other Dog Breeds

The genomic study also identified genetic variants linked to a common heart disease in the breed. Recent dog breeding practices have loaded Cavalier King Charles Spaniels with disease-causing mutations, including…

Symptoms of coronavirus in cats and dogs – and can they catch and carry the virus

Cats carry ailments that may be lethal to people, and it is costing Australia $6 billion yearly

Toxoplasmosis, cat roundworm, and cat scratch disease are caused by pathogens that depend on cats – pets or wildlife – for part of their life cycle. However, these diseases can…