Rabid cat found in Dover

Kings Cliff Park
Kings Cliff mobile home park in Dover (Photo: Google maps)

DOVER ( 10/1/2015)  A cat living at Kings Cliff Mobile Home Park in Dover has tested positive for rabies, state health officials said today.

The Division of Public Health is working with Dover Animal Control to alert the neighborhood by going door-to-door with flyers.

Health officials have recommended that three individuals begin post-exposure treatment to prevent rabies.

Anyone who thinks they may have been bitten, scratched, or had saliva contact with a feral cat or cats in the Kings Cliff area should contact their healthcare provider, or call the Office of Infectious Disease Epidemiology at 888-295-5156.

The rabid cat found at Kings Cliff was a calico female, a mix of yellow, brown, black, and gray.

More details, tips from Delaware Division of Public Health