Kitten develops rabies; family and pet dog exposed

05/11/2013 | Charlotte Observer (N.C.), The

A 6-week-old household kitten in North Carolina tested positive for rabies after developing severe neurological symptoms. Veterinarian Margurette Straley suspected rabies after the animal hadn't eaten for three days and exhibited neurological problems including exaggerated coordination deficits, growling and hissing. "Once an animal reaches this stage, they are no longer in control and will randomly bite and scratch anything nearby," Dr. Straley said. The kitten was euthanized. Its owners are undergoing post-exposure prophylaxis, and their dog has been placed under quarantine.

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