Customer Service for Subscribers. Do cats kiss each other? What about people? The answer is sort of, and the cat kiss is much different from anything us humans do. Eskimo, French and butterfly are just the beginning of the list of ways people describe kissing. For humans, kissing with our lips is a ubiquitous sign of affection.
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Just as we tend to avoid close contact with humans who are sick, you should avoid kissing your cat when he or she is sick. The difficulty with pets is that we may not always know when they are carrying infections or disease. Zoonotic diseases can be passed from animals to humans. These include:.
As you might imagine, I have some thoughts on this topic. Not long ago, Dr. Christina Winn came out in favor of pet kissing in a Veterinary Economics cover piece. Winn was looking at ways to develop better communications with pet owners so pets will be more likely to get the care they need. The antikissing contingent blew her a raspberry soon after, with a letter signed by a handful of veterinarians, including my good friend Dr.