Q: Can I get Pink eye from my pets?

February 14, 2011 | By Ches21 | 2 answers | Expired: 1808 days ago


I just discovered that I may have pink eye and my cat Shorty recently got over a case of pink eye so is this just a concidince or can people get pink eye from animals that have it?

Readers' Answers (2)
daryl b.

Feb 15, 2011

ches i would think so the pinks as i call them can jump from eye to eye. but to be sure ask your vet. i guess an eye is an eye

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Michele Z.

Feb 17, 2011

Yep--Daryl is correct. Conjunctivitis CAN be spread from animals to people!

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