Kitten with Infected Wound on Head

A little kitten came in to the shelter with an infected wound on her head. No one knew how she came to be injured. She spent weeks in the care of the San Jose Animal Care Center’s veterinary team. Her wound healed over time to the point that you could no longer tell she had Read More …

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Scrappie – Kitten with Broken Jaw

Scrappie, a kitten who had previously been through the shelter’s Trap Neuter Return program, arrived back at the San Jose Animal Care Center with a broken jaw. This time, she was much friendlier! Though she could eat on her own, her jaw was not going to heal without surgery. The shelter’s veterinary team anesthetized her to Read More …

Grumpy Scabies Kitten Transformation

Feline scabies is a miserable condition. The scabies mite is a microscopic parasite that crawls around the skin, feeding on the host, causing hair loss and a lot of itchiness! There is no clearer way to see how miserable scabies can make an animal than seeing the transformation of this one tiny kitten. When this Read More …

Bobby – Trauma from Head to Tail

Bobby is one of those animals that you really wish could talk. I would love to hear his story, know the trauma he’d been through. Bobby was found by our Animal Services Officers. He had various signs of injuries, from his head to his tail. The officers immediately Bobby to the San Jose Animal Care Center’s veterinary clinic for Read More …

Shipmate – Tiny Kitten Strangled by Net

When Shipmate was found by San Jose Animal Services Officers, the kitten was entangled in a teal colored netting material.  Not only was the material wrapped around his head, it was also very tightly wrapped around one of his front legs. The leg had swollen up to be 2-3 times larger than the normal leg. The Officer cut the netting to free the Read More …