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I am so sorry for the loss of your daughter's cat. And especially sorry for these circumstances of causing bites or wounds before her death. I am in Texas. However, most states require that any animal that broke the skin of a human within 10 days of passing away be tested for Rabies. That is especially important since she has not her vaccines. Again, I'm not sure how it works in your state, but you should call a veterinarian near you and see what they recommend. It can be difficult to find the right number or resource, but you can also call the State Health Department and see what they recommend. But in Texas, a veterinarian is required by law to submit any pet that broke the skin of a human by BITING, for rabies testing. For your treatment, you should call your physician and get their recommendations.
Again, I am so sorry for you loss,
Tamie Hunt, DVM
Sorry, one clarification. If the animal broke the skin by biting within 10 days of passing away, the law requires the pet be submitted for rabies testing.