I have to share my futon with 6 cats. They fight over who gets to sit closest to me. A lot of times I am in the middle and get the slaps, hisses, etc.
---- Lee Evans <moonsiste...@yahoo.com> wrote: > I was hissed at in the face by one of my cats. No, she wasn't angry at me. We > were sitting on my futon sofa and another cat was sitting on the back of it, > tried to snuggle up to my face and Cloud Nine hissed at him, right into my > face. I can tell you from experience that hissing does not contain saliva. I > have read that also on a few cat health sites. Now, it does contain cat > breath (gasp, Cloud Nine has just eaten some fishy dry food, ugh!) but I > don't think that a cat inhaling the breath of a FeLv+ cat is in any danger. > Now, interestingly enough, a cat can lob a spit ball. One discontented kitty > did that to me some time ago. Splat! Definitely saliva but it was not done > with a hiss, it was done with a sort of angry buzzing sound. Spay and Neuter your cats and dogs and your weird relatives and nasty neighbors too! >________________________________ > From: "dlg...@windstream.net" <dlg...@windstream.net> >To: email@example.com >Sent: Monday, February 4, 2013 6:08 PM >Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] hissing > >If hissing spread FELV, my whole crew would have it by now. We all do a lot >of hissing and slapping. > >---- Beth <create_me_...@yahoo.com> wrote: >> It is spread through saliva, but probably not likely to be passed by >> momentary hissing. > >Beth > >Don't Litter, Fix Your Critter! www.Furkids.org > > > >________________________________ >From: (ra)chel <kandyrac...@gmail.com> >To: firstname.lastname@example.org >Sent: Monday, February 4, 2013 4:52 PM >Subject: [Felvtalk] hissing > >I was just wondering, how likely is it that FeLV can be spread through >a moment of hissing? > >_______________________________________________ >Felvtalk mailing list >Felvtalk@felineleukemia.org >http://felineleukemia.org/mailman/listinfo/felvtalk_felineleukemia.org > > >_______________________________________________ >Felvtalk mailing list >Felvtalk@felineleukemia.org >http://felineleukemia.org/mailman/listinfo/felvtalk_felineleukemia.org > > > _______________________________________________ Felvtalk mailing list Felvtalk@felineleukemia.org http://felineleukemia.org/mailman/listinfo/felvtalk_felineleukemia.org