The Westchester County Department of Health is issuing a rabies alert to residents who may have had contact with a rabid stray cat in Ossining, near James Street on or before Tuesday, July 2.

The rabid cat was a grey adult that was picked up on Tuesday by a resident and brought to the local animal shelter, where it was observed to be sick. The resident was not bitten or scratched and did not need preventive treatment for rabies.

For more information, go to: http://health.westchestergov.com/rabies

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