Can My Child Catch Cat Scratch Fever From My Cat Or Kitten?
Is it possible for my child to catch cat scratch fever from my cat or kitten? Is there really a cat scratch fever disease? The answer is yes and yes. Cat scratch fever is a legitimate disease and your child can catch it from your cat or kitten from a scratch or a bite. Cat Scratch fever is carried in your cat or kittens saliva. The cat can transmit this disease through a scratch if it has been licking or cleaning his paws. Rarely, a dog may even carry this bacteria.
If you think that you or your child has been exposed to or is suffering from CSF, your smart move is to consult your physician who can help pinpoint the cause and prescribe proper treatment. This article is for your additional information only. I feel that it is always smart to do your homework before you consult your physician.
CSF is one of those diseases that was easily tracked