Category: Cat

Study suggests substantial proportion of pet cats and dogs are infected with SARS-CoV-2 by their owners

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A colorized scanning electron micrograph of the SARS-CoV-2 virus. Credit: NIAID

A small study by Canadian veterinary science experts being presented at this ESCMID Conference on Coronavirus Disease (ECCVID, held online from 23-25 September) suggests that a substantial proportion of pet cats and dogs can be infected by SARS-CoV-2 by their owners. Furthermore, in several cases pets found to be infected had COVID-19-like respiratory symptoms at the time their owner had COVID-19.


“These preliminary results suggest that a substantial proportion of pets in households of persons with COVID-19 seroconvert,” says study co-author Dorothee Bienzle, Professor of Veterinary Pathology at the

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Cat discovers pet camera and jumps out of its skin as the device moves

A sneaky black cat caught unawares by a pet camera nearly leaped out of its skin when it noticed the spying device.

In the hilarious footage, uploaded on TikTok by user @bonbonomnom, the slinky cat is caught “trying to be stealthy” as it creeps through the living room in the dead of night.

Unknown to the feline, its movements are being tracked by a hidden pet cam which uses an in-built motion sensor to follow its every step.

Padding through the empty room, the moggy abruptly flinches when it spots the pet cam turning out of the corner of its

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Caterpillar, Inc. (CAT) Stock Price, News, Quote & History

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Caterpillar (NYSE: CAT) shares are trading lower on Tuesday after the company reported total rolling three-month machines retail sales for August were down 20%.Caterpillar is an iconic manufacturer of heavy equipment, power solutions, and locomotives. It is currently the world’s largest manufacturer of heavy equipment with approximately 13% of global market share in 2018. The company is divided into four reportable segments: construction industries, resource industries, energy & transportation, and Caterpillar Financial Services.Its products are available through a dealer network that covers the globe with 2,163 branches maintained by 168 dealers. Caterpillar Financial Services provides financing to its customers

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Exotic serval cat that escaped from N.H. home is back with family

Its owner, Dean King, said his family had been chasing the cat around Merrimack Friday night and Saturday morning. Eventually, Spartacus probably followed the family home and settled into a trap in the backyard set “with his blanket and some irresistible rats,” King said in a text Saturday morning.

He sent a photo showing the serval nestled beneath the blanket, a patch of its distinct spotted fur peeking out.

Spartacus, a pet serval that had escaped a New Hampshire home and led its owners on an all-night chase, settled under his blanket after being caught Saturday, lured by the blanket and "irresistible rats."
Spartacus, a pet serval that had escaped a New Hampshire home and led its owners on an all-night chase, settled under his blanket after being caught Saturday, lured by the blanket
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Cat discovers pet camera under bed and does not like it one bit

A video shows a cat discovering a pet camera under the men and eyeing it suspiciously before all hell breaks loose.

The funny clip was uploaded to TikTok by user @_lilli_grace and shows a cute white and ginger cat sniffing around a bedroom with his nose to the floor.

Suddenly, he catches sight of the camera filming from underneath the bed.

He creeps towards it slowly with his eyes as wide as saucers, inch by inch, until he is just a few inches away and his face fills up the whole screen.

The cat then raises a paw and swipes

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