RE: [gardeners] Bats

Terry King (
Tue, 21 Aug 2001 08:57:44 -0700

The state of Idaho doesn't require rabies vaccinations!??  That's appalling!
I thought all states required it.  It is such a preventable disease it would
seem to prevent a lot of trauma to bite victims and pet owners if
vaccination were mandatory.


> -----Original Message-----
> From:
> []On Behalf Of Margaret
> Lauterbach
> Sent: Tuesday, August 21, 2001 8:43 AM
> To:
> Subject: [gardeners] Bats
> There's a lot of info about bats at  and info about bat
> houses at . You could also check
> , and and
> .  Don't want George to get yaller fever or
> West Nile
> virus.  But I've been hesitant to put up bat boxes because the
> only animal
> inside the city limits of Boise that has publicly afflicted with
> rabies was
> a bat.  They do not require rabies inoculations for pets here, which I
> think a mistake.  Margaret L