Warning issued on rabid cat

February 12, 2006|By NIA-MALIKA HENDERSON

The Anne Arundel County Department of Health is looking for anyone who may have come in contact with a rabid cat in the Indian Landing Estates area of Millersville between Jan. 31 and Feb. 6.

The cat, identified as a brown shorthaired female tabby, lived near Generals Highway and was confirmed positive for rabies Feb. 9, three days after it died.

The Anne Arundel County Department of Health urges anyone who handled or fed a cat fitting this description to call 410-222-7256 or 443-481-3140. Pet owners with animals that may have been bitten or scratched by the feline should call the county animal control office at 410-222-8900.

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