Austin Pets Alive! | One kitty, Two Legs & a Entire Lotta Love


Feb 02, 2022

Every a kind of lives is particular however typically somewhat furry good friend climbs into our hearts. A kind of feline pals is called Jersey Bagel.

Once we first met Jersey Bagel it shortly turned clear that her again two paws have been in severe want of medical care. Jersey Bagel’s paws have been terribly contaminated and the ache shortly turned overwhelming for her fragile physique. Our vets knew we would have liked to behave shortly. APA! lept into motion and after a double amputation, Jersey Bagel wasn’t doing properly within the shelter. She stopped consuming, consuming and couldn’t appear to calm down. We reached out to one in every of our most dedicated fosters, Allie Wassel, to assist Jersey Bagel transition to a house so she may have the very best probability at restoration.

Take a look at what Allie needed to say about her new roommate, Jersey Bagel!

What has been your favourite second with Jersey Bagel?

Once I introduced her residence, she stretched out on all her blankets and simply began purring. She was so clearly joyful to be out of the shelter and it was heartwarming to see her so relaxed and cozy.

Why do you like fostering with APA!?

I keep in mind precisely the place I used to be after I determined to foster her. I used to be on a aircraft, and I received a textual content from a care workforce member that we have been beginning to have high quality of life talks about Jersey Bagel. Our vets had mounted her feetsies, however she would not eat within the shelter, wasn’t therapeutic and was completely depressing. I frantically reached out that I’d foster her as quickly as I received residence. Once I introduced her residence she instantly began consuming and relaxed, she simply hated the shelter THAT a lot. It is for cats like Jersey Bagel that fostering makes all of the distinction.

What do you assume would have occurred to Jersey Bagel with out APA!’s assist?

Jersey Bagel is FeLV optimistic (Feline Leukemia Virus), ringworm optimistic and a double amputee. Due to this fact, she wanted some fairly intense wound care. I padded my total visitor lavatory with blankets, yoga mats and made a particular litter field for her “nubs” whereas they healed. I think about many different shelters would have euthanized her for merely being FeLV+ earlier than even contemplating different problems she got here with.

(FeLV or Feline Leukemia Virus is commonly a dying sentence in conventional shelters regardless of cats with FeLV with the ability to dwell for a lot of joyful years)

How do month-to-month donations from members assist animals like Jersey Bagel have a second probability to thrive?

Your month-to-month donations ensure that our clinic has the funds to do particular surgical procedures for kitties like Jersey, and all of the follow-up medicines she was on for weeks. We spent weeks on totally different medicines attempting to get her paws higher earlier than they needed to make the unlucky name to amputate each her again paws. However I’m joyful to say that after two months of therapeutic, each her nubbins look nice and she or he is an ideal kitty!

Jersey Bagel is at present obtainable for adoption! In case you have the house in your house for this wild lady, please attain out!

By changing into a Fixed Companion immediately, you possibly can assist APA! attain our aim of 100,000 lives saved and develop to look after the following 100,000 animals in want. As a result of if there’s one factor we all know for positive, there’ll all the time be animals in want of our care and our love.



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