JAMESTOWN, N.D. (NewsDakota.com) A cat found near a gas station in Jamestown tested positive for rabies Thursday at the state lab in Bismarck.
Officials with the Board of Animal Health are asking the public for assistance in identifying people who may have been exposed to the cat in Jamestown. The adult female cat was an orange and white tabby with long hair.
Pet owners who believe one of their pets may have been exposed to the rabid cat should contact their local veterinarian or the State Veterinarian’s Office in Bismarck.
Anyone who was bitten or exposed to the saliva of this cat should contact their healthcare provider and the North Dakota Department of Health immediately.
For more information, contact the North Dakota of Health at 1-800-472-2180 or the State Veterinarian’s Office at 701-328-2655.
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