Uh-oh. That's why the cat is sneezing.

On Wednesday, the Iowa Department of Public Health reported the first confirmed case of H1N1 in a house pet, a 13-year-old domestic shorthaired cat. The animal likely contracted the virus from its owners, veterinarians say, since two of the three family members living in the cat's household had recently suffered from influenza-like illness. Late last week, when the cat came down with flu-like symptoms -- malaise, loss of appetite

I Can Has Swine Flu? Cat Catches H1N1; First Case in Pet - TIME


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