Today is World Rabies Day! This fatal disease is preventable by vaccination so be sure to keep your pets vaccinated against rabies. Even indoor cats that never go outside need to be protected with a rabies vaccine. RABIES IS IN COLORADO. So far this year there have been 301 reported cases of rabid animals, 40 of those cases were right here in Larimer County. For the most up to date information on how many cases of rabies there are in Colorado please visit the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment. If your pet is ever in a fight with a wild animal be sure to contact your veterinarian right away so they can give you the best course of action.