Knowing the facts about COVID-19 and your pets
According to www.nbcconnecticut.com, it has been reported that a 4-year-old Malayan tiger at the Bronx Zoo has tested positive for COVID-19. According to the USDA, it is the first instance of a tiger testing positive for the virus.
According to the zoo's release, "Though they have experienced some decrease in appetite, the cats at the Bronx Zoo are otherwise doing well under veterinary care and are bright, alert, and interactive with their keepers."
This news is so incredibly sad 💔
Please be aware that certain animals ARE susceptible to the COVID-19 virus. This, and more information, can be found on the American Veterinary Medical Association site.
SARS-CoV-2 in animals, including pets: American Veterinary Medical Association
Please stay safe and healthy, human and furry kids💜🐾