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Terri, Feline Healthcare Expert
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Experience:  Expert in feline health and behavior. 20 years experience with cats.
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Feral cat with broken ankle. I'm not sure what to do. Our

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Feral cat with broken ankle. I'm not sure what to do. Our local animal shelter will no longer pick up injured animals, nor do I think I can get close enough to grab her. what can i do?
JA: I'll do all I can to help. What seems to be the problem with the cat?
Customer: Definitely a broken bone, ankle possible leg.
JA: Did the cat have a fall?
Customer: she is feral, went missing for a week . Came back with injury.
JA: What is the cat's name and age?
Customer: Funny Face 1 1/2 yr,
JA: What is the cat's name?
Customer: Her name is*****
JA: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about Funny?
Customer: Completely healthy until injury. Gave birth to one litter. She is eating and drinking just fine.
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Cat
Expert:  Terri replied 9 months ago.

Hello, My name is Terri.
It is my pleasure to assist you today!
I am reviewing your question right now and will reply in a few minutes.

Expert:  Terri replied 9 months ago.

Bless you for wanting to help funny Face.

Ask the local animal control or any rescue to loan you a Have a Heart trap.

Since she is used to you providing food, if you place it all the way in the back of the trap (and she is not to mobile due to her injury)

It is very likely she WILL go in.

Left alone the injury will not heal properly leaving her at risk for infection and further harm.

Please let me know what happens.

Kind regards,