ABRAHAM – A1121750
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***SAFE 08/30/17*** PERFECTLY HEALTHY ABRAHAM ALLOWS GENTLE PETTING BUT NEEDS A HERO TONIGHT TO GIVE HIM A FREEDOM RIDE! Abraham was brought in by his owner because he says he bites people. Owner had him since a kitten and he is now 6 yrs old. We don’t know the situation which may have prompted any incidents but Abraham needs an experienced adopter to give him another chance for a happy ending to his story. MUST RESERVE THROUGH A NEW HOPE RESCUE BY NOON!
My name is ABRAHAM. My Animal ID # is A1121750.
I am a male gray tabby domestic sh mix. The shelter thinks I am about 6 YEARS old.
I came in the shelter as a OWNER SUR on 08/12/2017 from NY 10019, owner surrender reason stated was BITEPEOPLE.
08/25/2017 AT RISK MEMO
Abraham A1121750 is at risk for a New Hope Only behavior determination, including a bite history. He has allowed some gentle touch and petting but remains hesitant to interact. Abraham was released for rescue placement only after his bite quarantine.
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
08/13/2017 Exam Type VACCINATE – Medical Rating is 1 – NORMAL , Behavior Rating is NONE, Weight 9.0 LBS.
Date: 08/13/17 Pyrantel orally- 0.45 ml Applied Advantage topically->9 lbs Feline FVRCP Product Name: Nobivac Feline1-HCP Serial Number- 02061287B Location of Vaccination:RFL Revaccination Date:08/27/17 Veterinarian : Dr. 1205
08/13/2017 PET PROFILE MEMO
This cat is not socialized with strangers and will not allow handling.
No Web Memo
08/20/2017 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – EXPNOCHILD
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
KNOWN HISTORY: Abraham was brought in with limited information on his behavior in his previous home. His owner reports he has bitten them before and he has recently bit another person on their arm after being pet. The owner states they had him since he was a kitten and that he appeared to have bonded well with the family, but he seems to have unprompted aggression. Details about the previous incident, including trigger, warning signs, and severity are unknown. MEDICAL BEHAVIOR: Observed Behavior – hissing ENRICHMENT NOTES: 8/13/17 In den, peeking through holes with fully dilated eyes. Started lip licking when spoken to, no other response. Left alone for now. 8/16/17 Crouched at front, tense, looking around. Backed up when door opened, then crouched in place again. Stiff posture, tail curled under, eyes dilated, wouldn’t make eye contact. After a long while of being spoken to quietly, started making eye contact and returning slow blinks! Sniffed treats, but didn’t eat. Slowly walked back into den, body held low. 8/17/17 In den, peeking through holes, eyes dilated. Sniffed assess-a-hand, leaned slightly away from touch. When left alone, stuck head out to sniff offered treats, but didn’t eat. EVALUATION: Cage Condition: Cage is slightly re-arranged Reaction to assessor: Abraham was inside a cat den upon approach. Reaction when softly spoken to: Abraham shifts around inside his den, but does not peek out from opening. Reaction to cage door opening: Abraham becomes alert and looks out from a peep hole, blinking. Reaction to touch: Abraham was hesitant, but sniffs the assessor’s hand with a slow approach. He accepts gentle petting, but his ears tilt and his body remains tense. He looks out and appears curious, but he also appears unsure. He allows gentle petting all over and closes his eyes, but remains crouched over. ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderate VOCAL: Quiet CHARACTER TYPE: Shy, Independent RECOMMENDATIONS: – Experienced, adult home only – Abraham tolerates attention and petting but appears to be fearful or stressed in the shelter, and may be intimidated by small children. He will need time to warm up to his new home and family. Due to the behaviors seen in the care center, we feel that this cat will do best in an experienced, adult only home.
GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION
No Group Behavior Summary
08/13/2017 DVM INTAKE PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 1 – NORMAL , behavior rating was NONE
DOH hold for bite — hissing Exam in net limited exam due to temperment S/O: BARH mm pink EENM: MM PINK AND MOIST, CRT 2 SEC — oral exam not performed CV: NO MURMURS OR ARRHYTHMIAS LUNGS: CLEAR ABD: SOFT AND NONTENDER MS/INTEG: AMB X 4, BCS 4/9 NS: APPROPRIATE PLN: NSF GU: M A: healthy
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