Cat had rabies, health agency says

August 19, 1999

The Carroll County Health Department received confirmation Tuesday that a cat tested positive for rabies.

The cat bit someone Saturday in the Fairfield Avenue area of Westminster.

Several people will be treated for possible rabies exposure.

The cat was gray with short hair, skinny, 9 to 12 pounds, with yellow eyes.

Anyone having contact with the cat between Aug. 4 and 14 should contact the Health Department at 410-876-1884, call or visit a doctor, or go to the emergency room at Carroll County General Hospital.

Pub Date: 8/19/99

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