Message Number: YG11030 | New FHL Archives Search
From: Linda Iroff
Date: 2002-02-12 10:42:00 UTC
Subject: re: She died tonight

Miranda wrote
> And because she was a biter and bit me recently and bit one of the techs,
> she has to be sent to the state lab to be tested for rabies. So we don't
> even get to bury her at all.

They only use the head for testing. The rest of her (his) body can be
cremated and returned to you for burial. Also, if the temperature gets
below freezing, I believe the tissues are useless for testing anyway.

I'm sorry for your loss and my prayers are with you.

Linda Iroff
Oberlin OH