A man almost died after contracting a rare disease caused by the bite of a cat. He contracted Bubonic Plague that makes all her fingers and toes black rot.
Paul Gaylord (59 years) have spent a month in intensive care hospital and allow the fingers and toes amputated to save his life.
Gaylord comes from Oregon, United States, developed symptoms of the disease after being bitten by a stray cat. It is estimated that these animals carry ticks infected with a bacterial infection.
Two days after being bitten by a cat, he developed flu-like symptoms and was given antibiotics after a doctor diagnosed with fever cat scratch. But a few days later she was rushed to the hospital when the lymph nodes to swell almost as big as oranges. (more…)