Youchie!!! make sure you clean those scratches really well and put some antibiotic ointment on them.
I met one of our newer shelter babies last week. He was scared to be in the storefront, but was doing ok. BUT... I made the mistake of trying to touch his belly and he bit me on the hand, broke the skin. This poor boy had been abandoned by his owner and had been surviving on his own when a neighbor recognized him and rescued him. He came in torn up by some other animal, poor thing. You could see the remnants of the injuries on his face.
On the flip side, he did give me some kisses. And he really, really liked being petted.
He must have been eating non-stop since coming into our care b/c our director named him Munchkin - Hah! Munchy is about 15 lbs!!! That's like calling a big guy "Tiny."