CALIFORNIA, Md. (WUSA) -- The St. Mary's County Health Department says a stray kitten picked up from Bayside Way in California, Md., has tested positive for rabies.
Officials say four other kittens and a mother cat related to the rabid kitten are considered to be potentially rabid. They have not been found yet.
Residents in the area are urged to avoid contact with unfamiliar animals and to report stray animals to St. Mary's Animal Control at 301-475-8018 or 301-475-8016 after hours.
Animal bites should be reported to the St. Mary's County Sherriff's office at 301-475-4200 Ext. 1900.