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Health department: Kitten found in Holley had rabies

Health department: Kitten found in Holley had rabies

WHECTV
Updated: September 10, 2019 07:35 AM
Created: September 10, 2019 07:20 AM

HOLLEY, N.Y. (WHEC) — Health officials say a kitten found in Orleans County was infected with rabies and died. They are looking for anyone who may have come in contact with the animal or its littermates.

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According to the Orleans County Health Department, animal control was called to pickup an injured kitten in the Village of Holley on September 2. The female kitten was 6 to 8 weeks old with white and brown fur.

Anyone who may have come in contact with the infected kitten or a kitten that could have come from the same litter is asked to contact the Orleans County Health Department at (585) 589-3278. The health department is reminding people not to touch wild or stray animals because they may have rabies.


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