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Son bit by farm cat #6373626
11/14/18 06:17 PM
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Today my son was bit on the hand trying to let a farm cat out of a dp, What should be done worried about rabies ?

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I hope you didn't let the cat go? Otherwise rabies shots might be needed. You might want to call your local Health Department.


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Re: Son bit by farm cat [Re: waggler] #6373632
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He did let it go.He maybe can catch again or shoot it.

Re: Son bit by farm cat [Re: b line] #6373634
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Like stated above, contact the local health dept. and ask for their protocol in a situation like this. If it was my son, I would do my best to capture that cat, for either quarantine or euthanization for rabies testing. I would also get him to your family physician, t have the wound treated to prevent infection. Feral cat bites are nasty and often get infected. If the cat could not be captured, I would give a serious thought to post exposure rabies shots. I tend to be heavy on the side of caution in situations like this and don't take them lightly. With rabies you don't get a second chance.

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If shooting is an option, make sure not to shoot the head. Just a bit of advice.

Re: Son bit by farm cat [Re: b line] #6373639
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having the animal would be very beneficial.


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Re: Son bit by farm cat [Re: b line] #6373648
11/14/18 07:09 PM
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Unless you have the cat, Rabies shots for sure! It's nothing to mess around with. It's pretty much 100% lethal once it gets a foothold and preventable with shots. A no brainer.

Last edited by Finster; 11/14/18 07:10 PM.

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Re: Son bit by farm cat [Re: b line] #6373649
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DO NOT SHOOT IT IN THE HEAD! The lab need the intact brain for the test. Likely it NO rabid, just a whizzed off semi feral Cat, however don't wait too long to get the post exposure shots. This is a serious situation.


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Re: Son bit by farm cat [Re: b line] #6373650
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Shots are not as bad as they used to be either. Not a big deal pain wise. Dollar wise, it depends on insurance.


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Re: Son bit by farm cat [Re: Finster] #6373655
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Shots is whats going to happen tomorrow.Not knowing if the cat we catch is the same cat that bit is not worth it.

Re: Son bit by farm cat [Re: b line] #6373676
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Most cat bites become infected. Cat scratches and bites, if not treated, can be fatal. Your son should be put on a preventative round of antibiotics, whether the doctors decide to treat for rabies or not.

There are much safer, better ways to deal with feral cats

Keith

Re: Son bit by farm cat [Re: b line] #6373689
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Don't confuse feral cat with farm cat. Many farmers have farm cats. A feral cat can be dealt with in certain ways, a farmers cat needs to be treated differently. I hope boy gets the shots to ease the mind, prayers sent.


At my age "Getting lucky" means walking into a room and remembering why I'm there.
Re: Son bit by farm cat [Re: b line] #6373704
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Per Yahoo news: A man in Utah just died from Rabies, first in 70 years.


Every kid needs a Dog and a Curmudgeon.

Remember Bowe Bergdahl, the traitor.

Beware! Jill Pudlewski, Ron Oates and Keven Begesse are liars and thiefs!
Re: Son bit by farm cat [Re: b line] #6373791
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The cats I release are very cooperative. Just saying.

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Cats are just plain nasty the ones here fight and the scratches get infected and several died from the infection this summer at least get him a tetanus shot!


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Re: Son bit by farm cat [Re: b line] #6373804
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Get to a Doc and have the bite treated right away or you maybe in the emergency room shortly. Nothing to fool around with!!!!! Keep us posted.


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Re: Son bit by farm cat [Re: b line] #6373828
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Like Tedly sings " Cat Scratch Fever" Its Nothing to play with!
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Re: Son bit by farm cat [Re: TurkeyTime] #6373855
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Originally Posted by TurkeyTime
The cats I release are very cooperative. Just saying.



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Re: Son bit by farm cat [Re: b line] #6373899
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Any time you have an encounter with a cat when the skin in broken or you are bleeding, get it treated right away EVEN if is your house cat. I had a friend and his house cat bit him and drew blood, 12 hours he was in the hospital and was one sick cookie. This is no BS.


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Re: Son bit by farm cat [Re: Nittany Lion] #6373900
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Originally Posted by Nittany Lion
Don't confuse feral cat with farm cat. Many farmers have farm cats. A feral cat can be dealt with in certain ways, a farmers cat needs to be treated differently. I hope boy gets the shots to ease the mind, prayers sent.


Horse hockey! Treat all cats found outside the same, SSS.

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I hope he's getting rabies shots.


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Re: Son bit by farm cat [Re: KeithC] #6374021
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Originally Posted by KeithC
Most cat bites become infected. Cat scratches and bites, if not treated, can be fatal. Your son should be put on a preventative round of antibiotics, whether the doctors decide to treat for rabies or not.

Keith


My neighbor is a pharmacist and insisted I go in after I got scratched by a Bobcat- I actually wasn't worried at all until I saw how the Urgent Care Team and Doctor reacted to it. Sounds like your heading down the best path- keep us posted.

Re: Son bit by farm cat [Re: warrior] #6374032
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Originally Posted by warrior
Originally Posted by Nittany Lion
Don't confuse feral cat with farm cat. Many farmers have farm cats. A feral cat can be dealt with in certain ways, a farmers cat needs to be treated differently. I hope boy gets the shots to ease the mind, prayers sent.


Horse hockey! Treat all cats found outside the same, SSS.


If I did that I'd lose trapping properties. Like Nittany said, most farmers, including the ones who own the properties I trap on, have barn cats to keep down the rodent population. SSS'ing would get me booted off most of those farms.

One farm in particular, the owner insists I trap the dump which is near the barn. I explained to him that I could trap the trails leading to it and avoid non-targets but he insists on having traps right there. One season I caught the same non-target three times. Each time it was released none the worse for wear.

I eventually proved to him through results that trapping right at the dump was unnecessary.


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A guy in our sportsmans club got bit by his family cat. Thumb started swelling quickly. Went to the hospital and was immediately transferred to the Cleveland Clinic. Came very close to losing his thumb. Several days in the hospital.

Re: Son bit by farm cat [Re: b line] #6374102
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Heck ....a friend of mine punched a guy in the mouth and had the guys tooth embedded in this hand...was in the hospital for 3 days on a antibiotic drip.... So dont wait like my friend did.


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Re: Son bit by farm cat [Re: b line] #6374113
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Landowner dictates the fate of the ditch tigers, it's his place and by his grace I'm on there trapping. You get a reputation of being a caveman doing as you please and that word will get around quickly and your opportunities will dry up that quickly. If I'm not sure it's better to release then create a issue you could of avoided in the first place.


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Originally Posted by Getting There
Any time you have an encounter with a cat when the skin in broken or you are bleeding, get it treated right away EVEN if is your house cat. I had a friend and his house cat bit him and drew blood, 12 hours he was in the hospital and was one sick cookie. This is no BS.


Very True. Cats have a ton of bacteria in their mouth


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Re: Son bit by farm cat [Re: b line] #6374138
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Always have that discussion with the landowner before you start trapping. Saves a lot of headaches when the situation does arise.


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Re: Son bit by farm cat [Re: warrior] #6374209
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Originally Posted by warrior
Originally Posted by Nittany Lion
Don't confuse feral cat with farm cat. Many farmers have farm cats. A feral cat can be dealt with in certain ways, a farmers cat needs to be treated differently. I hope boy gets the shots to ease the mind, prayers sent.


Horse hockey! Treat all cats found outside the same, SSS.


You would never get permission to trap my property and most other properties in the area I trap with an attitude like that.


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Re: Son bit by farm cat [Re: b line] #6374211
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I wouldn't worry about it if it was just a domestic cat. Clean it well with hydrogen peroxide and it should be fine!


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Re: Son bit by farm cat [Re: b line] #6374213
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Our house cat bit my thumb once. I knew it had all of it's shots. Woke up the next morning and I thought my thumb would bust it was so swollen. They put me on antibiotics.


It is what it is.
Re: Son bit by farm cat [Re: b line] #6374230
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Decades ago, I got bit by a farm cat trying to release it, I thought I could hold it down with my trowel. Next day I was into the Dr. office and he said he would try antibiotics in pill form, but if it was not getting better in a day it was the hospital and a drip IV bag. Could barely get my coat over the swollen wrist. Dr. visit, vet visit with the cat, he had to send paper work and head to state lab for rabies testing, then my time to the state lab with package. A lot of time and expense, I was going to be trapping for a week off of work, this back in the early 80's when red fox were in great demand. Not the week I had planned, and yes a release pole is in the truck every season now.


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Re: Son bit by farm cat [Re: b line] #6374231
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My daughter got steph infection from a cat scratch about 6 yrs ago. She has flare up from time to time


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Re: Son bit by farm cat [Re: AuthorTrapper] #6374426
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Originally Posted by AuthorTrapper
I wouldn't worry about it if it was just a domestic cat. Clean it well with hydrogen peroxide and it should be fine!

Not good advice^^^^^
There is not much difference between a domestic cat, barn cat and feral cat when it comes to bacteria in the mouth. Better to play it safe than sorry.


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Re: Son bit by farm cat [Re: Pasadena] #6374484
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Originally Posted by Pasadena
Originally Posted by AuthorTrapper
I wouldn't worry about it if it was just a domestic cat. Clean it well with hydrogen peroxide and it should be fine!

Not good advice^^^^^
There is not much difference between a domestic cat, barn cat and feral cat when it comes to bacteria in the mouth. Better to play it safe than sorry.

Agreed. Barn cats, at least the ones around here usually do not get vaccinated for rabies. Also, they are "living off the land" catching mice, rats and whatever. I would never trust being bitten by a barn or feral cat. Nothing to do here but get the shots in my opinion.


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Like they say about pit bulls,,,,,,,that cat had to be trained to bite.


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Man I'm suprised its such a big deal. I been bit by cats several times, rubbed some dirt on it and all was well. I guess I got lucky. I'll be more careful about it from now on.

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I would rather release a bobcat then a house/barn cat.


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Did he start rabies shots?


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A neighboring farmer I worked for in high school told me once that he needs the cats around his farm more than he needs the hunters. He always kept his land open to hunters, but if he knew someone shot one of the cats they not be welcomed back.

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Cat bites me, cut off head goes to lab. If farmer wants to boot me for that, goodbye sir.

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Originally Posted by Phil Nichols
Cat bites me, cut off head goes to lab. If farmer wants to boot me for that, goodbye sir.


Yah, I'm sure this guy was talking about hunters shooting cats that have bitten them crazy

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Before I even started trapping a local place the manager asked me if Id run his live trap line while helping out one day. Of course I would. Well the second trap had a kitty cat (housecat), me being an owner of a housecat called him up and told him wed caught a cat. His words were hide it so it cant be seen but the buzzards can find it. He said if I wasnt up to it hed just have his wife come back later and handle it. So me not wanting to disappoint figured Id just get kitty Tom outa the trap and put it in my jacket to keep warm while I ran the rest of the line and then take it home with me to discuss its future.
Lets just say I quickly learned the difference between a housecat and feral cat! There werent enough bullets in the gun for me to exact revenge on that demon from heck!!! The manager heard the shooting and called...he said, You thought youd release it didnt you? I learned then why he says if it has 4 legs and isnt a deer, squirrel, or rabbit, it dies!!

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Originally Posted by AuthorTrapper
I wouldn't worry about it if it was just a domestic cat. Clean it well with hydrogen peroxide and it should be fine!



This is just plain stupid.

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Live trapped the cat and took to vet.Lab test was negitive for rabies.Doctor has him on antibodics.

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Good. I hope your son has no lingering effects from the cat bite.

Keith

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Great news.

Re: Son bit by farm cat [Re: gryhkl] #6379750
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Originally Posted by gryhkl
A neighboring farmer I worked for in high school told me once that he needs the cats around his farm more than he needs the hunters. He always kept his land open to hunters, but if he knew someone shot one of the cats they not be welcomed back.
Good for the farmer.


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