There's a common misconception that rabid wildlife exists solely in rural parts of the country, far from the hustle and bustle of urban and suburban life. Unfortunately, the existence of rabid animals is likely closer to home – and your travel destinations – than you may think. Use the map below to learn about the prevalence of rabies in your area and the potential threat to your cat. Select and de-select species by clicking on the animal categories below to see how many rabies cases were reported in the U.S. during 2014.
All data from individual state laboratories. Click for details.