Tail Trauma in a Scared Kitten

A fuzzy kitten arrived at the shelter with a wound on its tail. It was difficult to examine the kitten because it was not very keen on being approached or touched. The veterinary team was able to assess that the cat had experienced some trauma to its tail that had caused part of it to be 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 …

Shelter Team Cares for Cat with Eye Popping Out and Squished Tail

When Jack came into the San Jose animal shelter, I was warned that he looked like he’d been through some rough times. It was true. As I lifted the towel covering Jack’s carrier, the first thing I noticed was his eye popping out at me. It was covered in hair and debris, which made it slightly Read More …

Before & After – Maury – Tail Amputation Surgery Turns Gruesome Tail Injury Into Cute Faux Manx Tail

Cost of Care provided by the San Jose Animal Care Center: $1,500 I am so excited to finally be able to share this kitten’s story! Maury came to us in late February, and though he had quite a personality, there was something about him that drew our attention and concern – his tail! Maury sustained a severe wound to Read More …