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RE: Rabies & Rabies Vaccine Question

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Posted by: PHKitkat at Mon Mar 26 13:04:22 2012  [ Report Abuse ] [ Email Message ] [ Show All Posts by PHKitkat ]  
   

Hello,

First I'd like to say that I am very sorry for your loss.

I cannot imagine that your cat had rabies since he wasn't bitten by another animal. As far as I know, and I was a vet tech for many, many years, the only way to contract rabies is by being bitten by a rabid animal. The vaccine would give some protection, but no vaccine is 100%. I believe that if a vaccinated animal were bitten by a known rabid animal, isolation, and possibly some treatment, would be necessary.

I feel so bad for all that you and your kitty went through.....

Regards,
PHKitkat


   

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