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Tabby cat sought for rabies testing in Toano after biting a person

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Posted at 11:27 AM, Mar 09, 2015
and last updated 2015-03-09 11:27:18-04

James City County, Va. – The Peninsula Health District is looking for a grey-striped male tabby cat that bit a person on Saturday, March 7th in the vicinity of Forge Road and Highway 60 in Toano.

If the cat isn’t found, the victims may have to undergo post exposure treatment for the prevention of rabies.

If found, the cat will not be taken from its owner, only placed on an in-home confinement period of 10 days.

Anyone who has seen an animal fitting this description should call the Peninsula Health District – Williamsburg Area Environmental Health Office at 757-603-4277.