BONSERNEWS.com – Cats are popular pets in many households.
Cats can also get serious diseases like rabies. Although they are usually cheerful and friendly.
Rabies is an infectious disease that affects the nervous system of animals, including cats.
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In this article, we will discuss the characteristics of a cat infected with rabies and the preventive steps that need to be taken to protect your beloved cat.
Definition and Causes of Rabies
Rabies, also known as “mad dog,” is caused by the rabies virus which attacks the animal’s nervous system.
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This disease is generally transmitted through the bite or scratch of an infected animal.
The rabies virus can enter the cat’s body through open wounds or mucous membranes.
After entering the body, the virus spreads to the brain and nervous system, causing serious inflammation and damage.
Characteristics of Rabies Cats
A cat infected with rabies will show some striking behavioral changes.
Here are some of the characteristics of cats that may experience rabies:
1. Behavior change
Cats that are usually friendly and calm suddenly become aggressive, agitated, paranoid. Conversely, if you are usually cheerful, active, suddenly weak.