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Bat Testing Positive For Rabies Recovered In Lee's Summit

June 7, 2014

According to the police report, on Sunday, June 1st, 2014 Animal Control Officers recovered a deceased bat from a home in the 800 block of NE Chestnut in Lee’s Summit, MO.  As part of the standard procedure, the bat was sent for testing.

On June 3rd, 2014 the results came back that the bat had tested positive for rabies.  No human or pet contact has been reported to have occurred with the animal.

Residents are reminded to avoid direct contact with any deceased animals or animals that appear to be sick. 

Symptoms of rabies include: change of behaviour, fever, loss of appetite, dilated pupils, erratic behaviour, trembling, seizures, foaming at the mouth, and paralysis of the jaw and throat.

Pet owners are reminded to have their pets vaccinated annually against rabies and to keep an eye out for any suspicious animals.

Residents are reminded to avoid any contact with sick or deceased animals. If one is found, call animal control immediately at 816 969 1640.



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