A 20-year-old female asked:
Can i get rabies from petting a stray cat???
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
General Practice 40 years experience
Not generally : Petting a rabid animal is not generally associated with risk for infection. People generally get rabies from the bite of a rabid animal. I therefore suggest being very careful with any stray animal. I wish you well with your health!
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