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Lufkin Police Department spokesman Detective JB Smith said; “the discovery of one rabid bat is not cause for alarm, but it highlights the importance of avoiding contact with bats and ensuring that our dogs’ and cats’ rabies vaccinations are up to date. Pet vaccination is the most effective means of protecting your pet and your family from this disease.”
The Mississippi Bat Working Group (MBWG) held their tenth annual mist net event August 6 – 8, 2013 at the Choctaw Indian Reservation in Choctaw, Mississippi. The event kicked off with a potluck supper at the Mississippi State Extension building where participants enjoyed a variety of delicious foods. After a safety briefing, the group divided into three teams for the first night of netting.
A Monroe Turnpike man keeps finding bats in the basement of his home and an animal control officer who visited his house on Aug. 1 could not find where the bats are flying in. Then around noon on Aug. 4, he reported finding a sick or injured bat in his driveway. Monroe Animal Control Officer Ed Risko said the cause of the “big Brown” bat’s death is unknown.
The St. Louis County Department of Health’s Animal Care and Control program has received the first positive rabies specimen in 2013. The specimen, officials say, in an announcement this morning, was a bat found in a home in the University City area. The health department cautions residents to avoid handling wild animals, especially bats and skunks.