Yes, rabiescould be transmitted from cats to humans. The maximum incubation period for this infection is 10 days. So, till that the animal should be observed. If you can describe your wound and its depth, the treatment can be decided.
It is good that there is no cut or a scratch mark.
The period up to which the patient can get infected from the animal is 10 days. For example, if a human was bitten by a cat five days back, some patients will have the symptoms within two days, and in some, it appears utmost on the 10th day. So, it is set as the maximum safe period.
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