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: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org 
>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: felvtalk@felineleukemia.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?
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