The Wheeling-Ohio County Health Department is warning pet owners that a domestic cat has tested positive for rabies.
Yesterday’s case is the first laboratory confirmed rabies case in Ohio County this year. The cat was found in the Market Street area in North Wheeling.
The health department is urging Ohio County residents to be on the lookout for animals acting strangely or aggressively. They also recommend pet owners keep their vaccinations up-to-date.