Cat tests positive for rabies

A cat that attacked an person on Fletcher Street in Front Royal on Monday has tested positive for rabies, the Warren County Health Department reports.

The domestic short hair orange tabby with white feet and white belly was found on Fletcher Street near the Happy Creek Bike Trail, where another rabid cat had been reported in June, according to a news release from the Lord Fairfax Health District.

“The Lord Fairfax Health District would like to consult with any residents who believe that they or their pets have come into contact with this cat on or around September 29, 2014. In addition if any residents within the area had any animals return home with unexplained wounds, they are urged to consult with their veterinarians,” the release states.

For more information, call the Lord Fairfax Health District, Warren County Health Department at (540) 635-3159.

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