GUIDELINE for SARS-Coronavirus (CoV-2) and cats

The coronavirus (CoV) that causes coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) was first isolated in December 2019, in Wuhan City, Hubei province, China.

Anthropogenic Infection of Cats during the 2020 COVID-19 Pandemic

Received: 30 December 2020 / Revised: 19 January 2021 / Accepted: 21 January 2021 / Published: 26 January 2021
COVID-19 is a severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) caused by a new coronavirus (CoV), SARS-CoV-2, which is closely related to SARS-CoV that jumped the animal–human species barrier and caused a


What is the risk of a SARS-CoV-2 positive person infecting his or her cat?
To date, only few cats have been identified as infected following contact with SARS-CoV-2-positive people.