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Has your thumb swelled up at all?
Your cat isn't going to give you any viruses, so you don't need to worry about that.
The only real worry is that cats have a lot of bacteria in their mouths, so when you get bitten, you will very often get a bad infection. The scratches can rarely cause cat scratch fever, but I haven't seen a case.
No worries about rabies. He would have to have rabies to pass it to you. And this isn't a case of being bitten by a cat with rabies, this is a case of being bitten by a cat that was in pain.
You would probably have to trap him to do that I would imagine. Just keep an eye on that thumb- if it gets very red and swollen, you will need oral antibiotics.
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