Kitten tests positive for rabies in New Jersey

EDISON, New Jersey (WABC) -- There is a health scare in New Jersey where more than a dozen residents in three counties may have been exposed to a kitten with rabies.

The exposures happened in Edison, Old Bridge and Hamilton Township in mid-November.

The stray kitten, found and adopted in Edison, tested positive for rabies on Tuesday.

The owner had brought the kitten to classes at Branford Hall Career Institute in Hamilton Township, a hospital in Middlesex County and a party in Old Bridge.
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