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Feral Cat Positive for Rabies
 
Posted on Tuesday October 12, 2021
 
Anyone potentially exposed must receive treatment to prevent this fatal disease.
 

Cheltenham Township Police Department has been notified by the Montgomery County Office of Public Health, Division of Communicable Disease Control, that a feral cat tested positive for rabies last week near the Conklin Pool in the unit block of Church Rd. in the Elkins Park section of Cheltenham.

Anyone that has been bitten or scratched by, or had saliva exposure to a feral cat must receive treatment to prevent this fatal disease. If you, someone in your household, or any of your pets have possibly had contact with a feral cat or any other stray or wild animal, immediately call the Montgomery County Office of Public Health, Division of Communicable Disease Control at (610) 278-5117.

 
 
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