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I am 74 and have had 2 scratch cat fever attacks: one at age

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I am 74 and have had 2 scratch cat fever attacks : one at age 60 and one by another cat at 70. I had very high fevers and shivered like crazy. I am going to marry a man that has 2 cats and I need advise on how to protect myself. Can you help:
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 2 years ago.
Hello. I'm Dr. Phil, licensed and practicing Internal Medicine Physician. Excellent service is my goal.
Thanks for this question
have you thought about getting them de clawed?