Rabid kitten found on Rockwood Drive in Chesapeake

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CHESAPEAKE, Va. (WAVY) – The Chesapeake Health Department says a kitten tested positive for rabies after being found in the 1800 block of Rockwood Drive on September 8.

Officials say the kitten was taken to the vet on September 9 because of its “very aggressive behavior.” The kitten eventually had to be euthanized.

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If you or anyone you know has been bitten or scratched by any cat or animal in this area, or know of a litter of kittens in this area please call the Chesapeake Health Department at 757-382-8672.


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