Healthcare Coronavirus in United States: Two pet cats in New York state test positive Updated : April 23, 2020 11:46 AM IST There have been a handful of reports outside the U.S. of pet dogs or cats becoming infected after close contact with contagious people. Zoo officials said they believe the animals were exposed by one or more keepers who had the virus. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.