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yesterday i rescued a stray kitten, who today has shown signs of rabies. i was kissing on his fur, head, holding him. could i have contracted it?

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Dr. Leonard Goodstein
Specializes in Clinical Psychology
Probably not: A rabies infection usually involves the breaking of the skin by a scratch or a bite. Take the kitten to a vet for check and be guided by his/her advise.

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