As millions of South Africans find themselves in close confines day after day, there could also be an upside. Families might have grown closer as parents spend more quality time with each other and their children.
But it is not only humans that are in what might seem like a never-ending lockdown. Household pets also had to learn to get along.
In the video below, a young cat, Henry and German Shepard, Rudi learn to co-exist peacefully: