Found this if its any help. What you going to do if it is Rabid ? Maybe hope the Hawks kill it ? Can they catch rabies from the Racoon ? The following are signs and symptoms of a rabies raccoon. Rabid raccoons often look sick. While raccoons can contract some diseases, you shouldn’t attempt going close to a sick raccoon, call a wildlife expert instead. A rabid raccoon will foam at the mouth. Foaming is perhaps one of the most common symptoms of rabies in animals. In case you spot this, stay clear. Raccoons infected with rabies will make strange noises. While its common for raccoons to make chattering noises, a rabid raccoon will make an uncommon noise. Rabid raccoons look confused, slow or disoriented. Healthy raccoons are active animals; they are always busy looking for food and going about their business. The rabies-infected raccoon has a difficult time walking. Rabies causes paralysis in animals.