Thursday, May 14, 2009

Rabies Confirmation in Brazos County

A Brazos County Man has been bitten by a rabid feral cat. Now the man must go through a series a rabies shots. The Brazos County Sheriff's Office says feral cats are being trapped in the area of the initial exposure. Those cats will then be tested for rabies.

In a press release sent out Thursday afternoon, Brazos County Sheriff Chris Kirk stated the exposure took place in the North East side of Brazos County, near Reliance. Kirk says this should be a reminder for those in the city and in the county to make sure pets are vaccinated against rabies.

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