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Following a news report this morning regarding cats and coronavirus, the British Veterinary Association has clarified its advice for cat owners during the pandemic.
The BVA’s president, Daniella Dos Santos, said only cats from infected or self-isolating households should be kept indoors as a precaution. She stated the BVA is not advising that all cats be kept indoors during the coronavirus crisis.
⚠️ Contrary to some news reports this morning, we’re NOT advising that all cats be kept indoors during the #COVID19 pandemic. Only cats from infected or self-isolating households should be kept indoors as a precaution, if possible. Read our statement https://t.co/0Gr9ADZfxa pic.twitter.com/L7UO72MyzR