Can Cats Catch Lyme’s Disease?

Theoretically, yes. In a laboratory? That’s the only place actual Lyme’s disease has been documented in felines. I’m not the expert on Lyme’s in cats. I was asked by a customer and I stammered. So I decided to look it up and Cornell has an EXCELLENT cat unit and they had my answer.


Dr Erik Johnson is a Marietta, Georgia Veterinarian with a practice in small animal medicine. He graduated from University of Georgia with his Doctorate in 1991. Dr Johnson is the author of several texts on Koi and Pond Fish Health and Disease as well as numerous articles on dog and cat health topics.