Cats Should Be Monitored For Avian Flu Says FAO

Thu, 08 Feb 2007 09:00 PM EST

... The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) said today that cats should be monitored for signs of bird flu or avian influenza.They said that cats, like humans, can become infected with the deadly strain of the H5N1 virus that causes avian flu, possibly from eating infected birds, or from being in very close contact with infected birds or their feces. [click link for full article] ...