Tip on Avian Flu and Cats

The Avian Flu is a strain of influenza virus that infects wild birds. It can infect people as well. Cats that eat infected birds are susceptible to the virus.

Some tips for minimizing the risk of avian flu in your cat include:

There are also hygiene rules that apply in general, regardless of any risk of infection:

Also note that washing hands with soap and water and washing clothes at recommended temperature with an ordinary detergent is enough to destroy influenza virus.