Chesapeake, Va. – The Chesapeake Health Department has confirmed that a cat has tested positive for rabies. Now they are looking for a woman who may have been attacked by the animal.
A witness told officials that they saw a woman with dark hair get attacked by the cat in the parking lot of Burger King on S. Military Highway on June 6th. Officials would like for this woman to contact the Chesapeake Health Department on Monday for an interview.
Officials originally said two people were bitten by the stray cat.
Authorities say the cat was captured and results show the cat was positive for the rabies virus.
Anyone who may have been bitten or scratched by this cat or who has pets that may have been bitten or scratched by this cat – or knows of any other possible exposures – should immediately notify the Chesapeake Health Department or Animal Control.