Two cases of rabies have been confirmed in Mercer County so far in 2012.
Nine cases were reported in all of 2011.
WVVA-TV (http://bit.ly/A6rwrB ) says this year's cases are a skunk found in the Athens area and a raccoon found in the Mount Horeb Road of Princeton.
If left untreated, rabies can be fatal.
Information from: WVVA-TV, http://www.wvva.com