The Good news for Cats is that they are apparently off the menu in China the bad news that they can get COVID-19, but fear not it was asymptomatic
Detection of SARS-CoV-2 in pets living with COVID-19 owners diagnosed during the COVID-19 lockdown in Spain: A case of an asymptomatic cat with SARS-CoV-2 in EuropeRuiz-Arrondo, I., Portillo, A., Palomar, A. M., Santibanez, S., Santibanez, P., Cervera, C., Oteo, J. A.10.1101/2020.05.14.20101444 — Posted: 2020-05-2
So plenty of SH1 news.
Speaking of which I wondered how long it would be before the microbiome got in the act. After all the ACE2 which SARS-CoV2 uses to infect people is expressed in the gut
Gut microbiota and Covid-19- possible link and implications. Dhar D, Mohanty A.Virus Res. 2020 May 13;285:198018. doi: 10.1016/j.virusres.2020.198018
Probiotics and COVID-19: one size does not fit all.Mak JWY, Chan FKL, Ng SC.Lancet Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2020 Apr 24:S2468-1253(20)30122-9
Considering the Effects of Microbiome and Diet on SARS-CoV-2 Infection: Nanotechnology Roles.Kalantar-Zadeh K, Ward SA, Kalantar-Zadeh K, El-Omar EM.ACS Nano. 2020 May 1:acsnano.0c03402. doi: 10.1021/acsnano.0c03402.