Chicken-to-cat transfer of disease?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by DelBlueHen, Nov 18, 2013.

  1. DelBlueHen

    DelBlueHen Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have had to bring my hen into the house after I bathed her. Do I have to be concerned about any possible disease/illness being transferred to my cat?
     
  2. HEChicken

    HEChicken Overrun With Chickens

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    Most diseases - and even most parasites - are species specific. While there are some that can be transferred - e.g. Avian Flu - *most* cannot. I would not be too concerned that your hen will make your cat sick.
     
  3. DelBlueHen

    DelBlueHen Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you! I'm already worried enough about the hen! [​IMG]
     

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