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Old 11-01-2011, 10:14 AM
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Re: Cat saliva

While there is no doubt a theoretical risk to cat saliva being ingested by your bird and causing a problem, the much MUCH bigger risk and primary concern is for if the cat were to bite or scratch the bird-- even if the injury were very minor. In this case the bacteria from the cat could easily cause a deadly infection. So, make sure the cats aren't able to maul the bird, and all will be well. I personally do not feel that ingesting cat saliva is something we should be worried about-- for everyone's sanity.
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