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St. Helena officials warn residents of cat infected with rabies

The St. Helena Parish Sheriff's Office is warning residents about rabies (Source: Facebook)
The St. Helena Parish Sheriff's Office is warning residents about rabies (Source: Facebook)
Updated: Jul. 12, 2018 at 5:22 PM CDT
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ST. HELENA PARISH, LA (WAFB) - The St. Helena Parish Sheriff's Office is warning residents to watch our for rabies.

They say someone got exposed to the deadly virus through a cat in the Pine Grove area. They believe the cat may have gotten the virus from a raccoon or bat bite.

Deputies say to never approach wildlife, vaccinate your pets, and report any sick or injured animals to animal control. Call 225-222-4413 ext. 230 to report a case.

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