For a time, it seemed as though the conventional wisdom was that cats couldn't get COVID-19. For this reason, when pictures of someone walking around with a face mask strapped to their cat circulated the internet, they were the subject of some ridicule.
Although people acknowledged the good intentions behind this person's actions, they seemed unnecessary. Like we said, cats can't get it, right?
Well, the truth is that we now have confirmed examples of cats contracting the virus. They're just a lot larger than we might have expected.
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