is upper respitory infection in cats contagious towards other cats?
- Anonymous1 decade agoFavorite Answer
Yes, just as the cold is infectious to humans.
Is it fatal? Usually not, just like in humans.
Be smart, and if your cat is not in any real respiratory distress, then usually it will work it's course and actually help your cat develop an immunity towards future infections.
Hope this helps,Source(s): common sense
- gonzalizLv 44 years ago
I surely have a 4 year previous male cat that gets larger resp. a minimum of two or thrice a three hundred and sixty 5 days.He replace into born with them due his mom being a drop off and pregnant so he has a damaging immune gadget. My vet supplies me amoxi drops which i'm getting in dry type and upload my very own water whilst he gets ill. this way I consistently have it obtainable. whilst he gets ill like this I in lots of circumstances understand interior the early tiers cuz he sneezes and has a stressful time ingesting dry nutrition. I do away with the dry and feed him no longer something yet canned nutrition. consistently a great number of unpolluted water additionally. In some days, he's doing extra ideal. additionally, that's contagous to different cats. floor fowl and fowl broth are sturdy additionally. Like in people... fowl soup for the chilly. it relatively works.
- eixlslLv 51 decade ago
Yes, it is. If you have one that has it, get him/her to a vet immediately to start treatment, which will make it less likely that the others will catch it.
My kitten had and URI before and I got him treated right away, and my other cat didn't catch anything.
- 1 decade ago
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- hudsongrayLv 71 decade ago
Yes, it is. Highly. If one has it usually the whole household of cats gets it.
- 1 decade ago
If one has another one will soon have it then another
Sometimes it can be fatal :(
- Micki 48Lv 71 decade ago
Yes it is. And it can be fatal, especially in kittens. Antibiotics are in order.