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Coronavirus: FAQs for Looking After Yourself and Your Cat

01 . 04 . 2020
Corporate by Fussy Cat

The team at Fussy Cat would like to extend our support and well wishes to all of our community as we tackle the Coronavirus pandemic together.

We know it’s important for you to look after yourself and your pets during this challenging time. We’ve put together this list of FAQs together to keep you informed and help you care for your cat.

Are your factories currently operational?

Our pet food manufacturing factories will continue to operate as part of Australia’s essential food supply chain and we have no plans to stop operations.

Do you have stock available?

We have dedicated teams who are working hard around the clock to keep all our suppliers in stock. We are also following all recommended best-practices for our employees health and safety.

What can I do to protect myself and my cat?

Follow the advice from the World Health Organization:

  • Maintain social distancing (at least 1.5 metres)
  • Wash your hands frequently
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth
  • Cover your nose and mouth with a tissue or elbow when you cough or sneeze

Can my cat catch Coronavirus?

There are very few isolated incidents from around the globe of animals catching Coronavirus, so the chances of your cat catching it from you are very low. There is also no evidence that you will catch the virus from your cat.

What should I do with my cat if I get sick?

If you are sick, take extra precautions around your animals. Wash your hands before and after touching your cat, and if possible, isolate yourself away from your cat.

How can I prepare for a lockdown?

To ensure your cat’s well-being during an extend lockdown, you should make sure:

  • All your cat’s vaccinations are up to date
  • You’ve checked your cat for any lumps that need to be seen by your vet
  • You have enough pet medications and treatments
  • You also have enough pet food to last for an extended period

What if my cat needs medical attention?

Vets are considered essential services and are still open. If you have concerns about your cat’s health, call your vet for a consultation.

We’ll continue to update this page with additional information as it becomes available.

We hope you and your feline friends stay safe and well.