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The concern with a cat bite isn't tetanus, it's the nasty bacteria in a cat's mouth that thrive in the absence of oxygen, i.e. a puncture wound. This is why cats so often get an abscess as a result of a cat bite. Tetanus isn't one of these bacteria, though.
If a bite wound is at all deep, it often takes antibiotics or a comparable treatment to fight infection. If it's shallow enough that it can get oxygen, then basic wound care is adequate.
If you wait to see, and notice any kind of red streaks going out from the wound, treat it as an emergency. It could lead to a bacterial infection in the blood, which isn't good news at any age.
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