Just look at those faces! Oh, they look cute. But raccoons like these killed 10 cats, attacked a small dog and bit at least one pet owner in Olympia, Washington in 2006. Like your family cats & dogs, raccoons are susceptible to & carriers of rabies, too. In Olympia, those cute raccoons were rabid when they killed the 10 cats, attacked the small dog & bit the pet owner. Rabies spreads rapidly among small wild animals.