A kitten adopted from an animal shelter in Camden County tested positive for rabies even though it had been vaccinated.

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County health officials say a couple adopted the kitten from the Animal Welfare Association in Voorhees on June 5. It had been vaccinated on May 28.

They took the kitten to a veterinarian when it exhibited aggressive behavior four days later. The kitten bit both owners at the vet's.

The kitten was euthanized and tested positive for rabies.

Officials tell The Courier-Post of Cherry Hill the owners will receive treatment and officials are trying to determine if any other people or animals at the shelter were exposed to the rabid kitten.

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