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Good Samaritan who dropped off rabid cat located

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Posted at 6:08 PM, Oct 27, 2018
and last updated 2018-10-28 18:33:07-04

Baltimore County Police have located a Good Samaritan that dropped off a rabid cat at a local animal hospital.

Officials had been looking for the man to advise him of the cats condition.

It was last Thursday around 8 a.m., when the man dropped off what initially was thought to be an ordinary stray cat at Westview Animal Hospital in Gwynn Oak.

The Department of Health and Human Services later found  that the cat has rabies.

The health department is asking anyone who may have come in contact with the cat between Oct. 11 and 25, to call (410) 832-7182 over the weekend and after 4:30 p.m. Monday – Friday. During regular business hours please call (410) 887-5963. You can also contact police at (410) 307-2020.