Woman bitten by rabid kitten

LIBERTY — A Liberty woman received treatment after possibly being exposed to rabies earlier this month.

The woman was bitten by a kitten that later tested positive for rabies, Pickens County Sheriff’s Office Chief Deputy Creed Hashe said in a news release Friday.

A deputy with the sheriff’s office’s Animal Enforcement Unit responded to a home in the Black Bottom Road area on Sept. 7, Hashe said.

The homeowner had been bitten on the finger by a young kitten and told the deputy a skunk had previously come onto the property and killed

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