A rabid cat was captured in Upper Saddle River, authorities warned Friday.
The animal was found near Echo Ridge Road. Any bites or scratches from a rabid animal should be reported to local police.
Authorities are urging residents against approaching wild cats and kittens.
Rabies is a fatal viral disease if untreated. Any mammal can carry rabies if infected. A rabid animal may act aggressive, friendly, active or lazy.
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