Being a mammal, Connecticut raccoon can express a lot of the same sickness symptoms like cats and dogs or even as Waterbury humans. Few of them are given below:
as raccoons are known to be the rabies vector species (RVS), it is vital to notice its apparent symptoms which manifest in the infected animals. Rabid raccoons are often appearing lethargic or disoriented. As healthy raccoons walk consciously and attentively, the rabid raccoons stumble or stagger or walk in the circles.
Other than the physical symptoms, they may also have very abnormal friendly or aggressive behavior for those who approach them. Other symptoms include foaming and drooling in mouth, and sensitivity to sound and light.
While examining the symptoms for rabies, it is very vital to notice the symptoms for CDV (Canine Distemper), measles like disease which inflicts pain and even death in animal. Its symptoms are similar to rabies. The infected raccoons may have coughing, high fever, diarrhea, committing and labored breathing. Much obvious symptoms are nasal discharge and hyperkeratosis, the overgrowth and hardening of skin, especially on nose.
FDV or Feline Distemper can also infect Waterbury raccoons. Dissimilar to FDV and rabies, it may not attack the nerves of animals but also a very fatal problem which can lead to death. Its symptoms are bloody diarrhea, foamy vomit, loss of appetite and depression.
There are only few diseases which Connecticut raccoons can have, but are quite dangerous ones. While many people know about danger of Waterbury rabid raccoons, this can be dealt easily. Rabies is less dangerous than other two diseases mentioned in the article. So early as you note the symptoms, the viruses are treatable and pose less threat than it gets late.