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Glen Ellen cat rabies case prompts more vaccination clinics

Published: Wednesday, February 6, 2013 at 5:16 p.m.
Last Modified: Wednesday, February 6, 2013 at 5:16 p.m.

VIP PetCare of Windsor is adding more clinics to vaccinate pets against rabies until the end of this month.

The additional vaccinations, which cost $5, were started after a Glen Ellen family's pet cat contracted rabies and bit family members. The cat had not been vaccinated against rabies.

The incident, the first time a domestic pet has contracted rabies in Sonoma County since 1997, prompted a call from the Sonoma County Department of Health Services for residents to have their pets vaccinated.

For information on the clinics, contact or 800-427-7973.

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