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Stray Cat In Ossining Tests Positive For Rabies

The DOH will be putting up signs warning residents about a stray cat that had rabies in the area.
The DOH will be putting up signs warning residents about a stray cat that had rabies in the area. Photo Credit: File

OSSINING, N.Y. -- Monday Aug. 10 on Edward Street and Lafayette Avenue a gray cat became aggressive with police officers and a few residents.

The cat was captured a short while later and delivered to the Westchester County Department of Health. The DOH has been notified that the cat tested positive for rabies. A robo-call from the DOH will be going out to residents in the immediate area.

If you, or someone you know, had contact with a stray gray cat in that area, and especially if you were bitten, scratched, or exposed to the cat's saliva please call the DOH immediately at (914)813-5000. Please share this information with your friends and family.

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