Why You Absolutely Can’t Take 
a Cat Scratch or Bite Casually

If the skin is punctured, go for medical care before you notice any symptoms.


A recent report in the journal Emerging Infectious Diseases describes the case of a healthy middled-aged man who went to a hospital emergency department because both of his hands swelled so much that it was painful. He had been bitten several times by a feral cat, sustaining puncture wounds and scrapes.

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