At-Risk Animals


Thank you for your interest in adopting from Animal Care Centers of NYC. Our At-Risk list is posted three times a week, on the evenings of Sunday, Tuesday, and Thursday at 6:00PM and remains viewable for 42 hours.

New schedule overview:
Animals posted at 6:00PM on Sunday evening will be viewable until Tuesday at 12:00PM noon.
Animals posted at 6:00PM on Tuesday evening will be viewable until Thursday at 12:00PM noon.
Animals posted at 6:00PM on Thursday evening will be viewable until Saturday at 12:00PM noon.

To find out the status of at-risk animals, please visit the ACC Official At-Risk Facebook page.

If this is your first time visiting this site, please read the below information carefully.

For anyone who wishes to adopt, there is a mandatory deposit fee of $200 plus a transaction fee per animal to place an adoption reservation. The $200 covers $50 toward the adoption fee and $150 for the spay/neuter deposit. If the animal has already been spayed or neutered or is permanently waived by one of our veterinarians, the $150 deposit will be refunded at the time of the adoption. If the animal does need to leave without being spayed or neutered due to his/her medical condition, the $150 deposit will be refunded at the time they are brought back for the spay/neuter surgery or when proof of sterilization being done elsewhere is provided to ACC. If you do not follow through with the adoption, the entire $200 deposit will be considered a charitable donation to ACC's Special Treatment and Recovery Fund (STAR). Also, if the adoption fee for an animal is less than $50, the difference will be considered a charitable donation to the STAR Fund. Similarly, in-shelter pricing promotions do not apply to at-risk animals.

To complete an adoption, please click reserve on the animal of your choice. That animal will be loaded in your cart and you will have 15 minutes to complete the adoption process. In order to complete your reservation, you need to check out (top right corner). At this point, you will enter in your credit card information and a receipt will be emailed to you as confirmation of your reservation. If you have any issues, please email adopt@nycacc.org for help navigating the website.

At-Risk Animals

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Nitro

Nitro is at risk for behavioral and medical reasons. Nitro has displayed handling and touch sensitivities while at the care center and has remained fearful. Nitro would be best suited for placement with a new hope partner that can provide the necessary behavior modification. Medically, Nitro may have a condition of the liver as well as other underlying health concerns, please refer to the medical notes for more specifics.
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Tonka

Tonka is at risk due to behavior, New Hope Only determination. Tonka has a previous bite history to a person and while in the care center has shown potential for defensive aggression. We would recommend Tonka go to an adult only environment prepared to manage behavior. Medically there are no concerns at this time outside of some recommended weight loss.
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Cardi B

Cardi B is at risk for behavioral reasons. Cardi B has displayed resource guarding while at the care center and in the previous home environment. Cardi B would be best suited for placement with a new hope partner that can provide the necessary behavior modification. Medically Cardi B seems healthy.
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Mia

Mia was placed at risk primarily due to medical reasons. The mass on her left foot has become ulcertaed and is intermittenly bleeding. Mia has also lost significant weight. She will benefit from placement out of the care center as soon as possible. Mia was diagnosed with dental disease and dermatitis. Behaviorally, Mia got a level 2 on her behavior assessment but is showing signs of behavior deterioration.
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Jupiter

Jupiter is at risk for medical reasons. Jupiter was diagnosed with feline leukemia (FELV) which is contagious to other animals and will require long term care. Jupiter was also diagnosed with an upper respiratory infection which is contagious to other animals and will require further care. Behaviorally, Jupiter would do well in most homes.
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Huey

Huey was placed at risk due to behavioral and medical concerns; While Huey appears social towards handlers, due to the low threshold for arousal that he has displayed in the care center combined with his attempt to redirect towards a handler, we feel as though he would be best set up to succeed if placed with an experienced rescue partner who can reassess his behavior in a more stable home environment. Huey was diagnosed with a heart murmur and dermatitis that may need follow up care. .
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Calcetines

Calcetines is at risk for behavioral reasons. Calcetines has displayed distance increasing behaviors while at the care center and has remained fearful. Calcetines would be best suited for placement with a new hope partner that can provide a low stress environment. Medically, Calcetines seems healthy.
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Ac

AC was placed at risk due to behavioral concerns; Ac has not acclimated well to the shelter environment and is displaying distant-fearful behavior. AC is otherwise healthy and we are recommending placement with an experienced cat adopter.
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