Health Unit looking for a cat involved in a scratching incident

The Perth District Health Unit is looking for a cat involved in a scratching incident in St. Marys to complete an investigation. The incident took place on Thursday, May 12, at 2:00 am, at Wildwood Care Centre, on Ann Street. The cat is described as small and grey with orange patches on its face and body. The Health Unit is investigating this incident to check if the cat has up-to-date rabies shots. If the cat is not found, the person who was scratched may need to complete a series of rabies shots. The Perth District Health Unit reminds people to always obtain the contact information of the owners of the animals involved in a biting or scratching incident.

Anyone who has any information on this cat should contact the Perth District Health Unit at 519-271-7600 ext 252. After hours or over the weekend call 1-800-431-2054.

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