Cat sitting still while a Veterinarian administers his vaccines.
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Vacationers visiting Walt Disney World’s Epcot theme park may want to keep an eye out for feral felines after the Florida Department of Health in Orange County issued a rabies warning in the area following the discovery of an infected cat.
The health officials issued the alert Tuesday after an undomesticated cat that tested positive for the virus was located near the intersection of Interstate 4 and Epcot Center Drive in southwest Orange County. The alert is for a two-mile radius around the intersection and is set to last 60 days.
According to Disney spokeswoman Jacquee Wahler, an employee was scratched by the cat near an office building roughly two miles from Epcot. She did not immediately respond to a request for an update on the employee’s health status.
Portions of Epcot, which according to the Themed Entertainment Association welcomed about 12.4 million guests last year, are within the…