Can cats get colds

Can cats get colds

Although there’s a lot of confusing information on the internet, cats can’t actually catch the same common cold virus we do – but they can get cat flu (sometimes also called feline viral upper respiratory disease). Cat flu does cause cold-like symptoms, with a runny, congested nose that can make your cat snuffle and sneeze, have a fever, start drooling, and cause red, watery eyes. Your cat might also avoid moving around as much if they have cat flu, as it can cause muscle and joint pain.

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