Healthcare More cats may have COVID-19 than believed: Study Updated : September 10, 2020 12:41 PM IST The sample of cats looked at included 46 abandoned from 3 animal shelters, 41 from 5 pet hospitals, and 15 cats were from COVID-19 patient families, the researchers said. They noted that the three cats with the highest levels of antibodies were all owned by patients who had been diagnosed with COVID-19. 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.