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Can my child get rabies from my pet cat?

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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics
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In brief: Yes, if cat is rabid

Rabies in the U.
S. Is carried by raccoons, skunks, foxes, coyotes, and bats. These wild animals can transmit rabies to cats, dogs, and livestock. Any mammal can become infected with rabies. The virus is in the saliva of the infected animal.

In brief: Yes, if cat is rabid

Rabies in the U.
S. Is carried by raccoons, skunks, foxes, coyotes, and bats. These wild animals can transmit rabies to cats, dogs, and livestock. Any mammal can become infected with rabies. The virus is in the saliva of the infected animal.
Dr. Robert Kwok
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Dr. William Singer
Pediatrics - Neurology

In brief: Rabies from a pet

If your pet is bitten by a rabid animal, your family members will be at risk for contracting rabies.
Make sure your cat has been immunized against rabies.

In brief: Rabies from a pet

If your pet is bitten by a rabid animal, your family members will be at risk for contracting rabies.
Make sure your cat has been immunized against rabies.
Dr. William Singer
Dr. William Singer
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