Same is true here. I caught <hell> for not killing the bat so they could
examine it.
I would make the same choice again.


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From: felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org
[mailto:felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org] On Behalf Of MaryChristine
Sent: Friday, March 05, 2010 1:45 PM
To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org
Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] vaccinations

i was in MI then

On Fri, Mar 5, 2010 at 1:56 PM, Cougar Clan <maima...@duo-county.com> wrote:

> What state are you in?
>
> On Mar 5, 2010, at 12:51 PM, MaryChristine wrote:
>
>  THEY DON'T CARE.
>>
>> if there is a bat found in the house, they will tell you that you AND the
>> cats could easily have been bitten without your even noticing it, by the
>> very sharp little bat teeth. if the bat comes back rapid and your animals
>> are NOT current, they WILL be confiscated, and they WILL be killed. they
>> will come back as negative, more than likely, but they'll be dead then,
so
>> it hardly matters.
>>
>> i learned this when a bat that i KNEW the cats hadn't even seen (he flew
>> up
>> from the basement, and we covered him before they noticed) was taken--i
>> talked to the state health department, and to the dept of ag, trying to
>> find
>> out why i couldn't just quarantine them, since the symptoms don't take
>> that
>> long to show up. i was told by everyone that, while they don't kill
people
>> who might have been bitten, they WILL take the animals.
>>
>> so, yes, i had a whole plan set up to sneak me and the cats out of the
>> state, in the requisite middle of the night, if that bat was
>> positive......
>>
>> so it's a choice, but you might want to check with your state over what
>> that
>> choice could entail.
>>
>> MC
>>
>> --
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>>
>> MaryChristine
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>> www.purebredcats.org)
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