AMBER – A1088227
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***SAFE 09/07/16***AMBER ALERT – BLACK AND WHITE 1 YEAR OLD KITTY surrendered for no time. She’s only just begun her life and her former owners decided now that summer is over, why not dump off Amber at the ACC. So, off they went, surrendering this little gem to a place that tells them flat out their pet probably won’t make it out. How do you walk away after hearing that? Poor Amber is so scared and hissed at the assessor during her exam. Her shelter notes are limited as her life doesn’t mean much to them anyway. Please see that Amber escape this house of horrors by applying to adopt or foster her tonight!
My name is AMBER. My Animal ID # is A1088227.
I am a female white and black domestic sh mix. The shelter thinks I am about 1 YEAR
I came in the shelter as a OWNER SUR on 09/01/2016 from NY 10027, owner surrender reason stated was NO TIME.
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
09/01/2016 Exam Type VACCINATE – Medical Rating is 1 – NORMAL , Behavior Rating is NONE, Weight 7.2 LBS.
Activyl applied Pyrantel with food
09/01/2016 PET PROFILE MEMO
09/01/16 14:05 Basic Information Amber was surrendered because her owner no longer had time for her. Previous owner had the cat for about three months. Socialization Amber is a little shy around strangers and will hide for a few minutes before coming out to rub on their legs. Previous owner stated that Amber is fearful of children. She has interacted with children 3-8 years old and will run and hide if they touch her. If Amber feels trapped by a child, she will hiss at them. Amber has never lived with another animal. Behavior Amber will occassionally scratch people while she is playing, but this happens infrequently. She is quiet and relaxed in the car. Previous owner never attempted a bath or nail clipping. Amber will allow someone to brush her for a few minutes but will attempt to escape and hide. She enjoys being picked up and held. Previous owner reported she will struggle when being put in a carrier. For a New Family to Know Amber was described as friendly, affectionate, playful, and independent. She has a medium activity level. She likes to be in the same room as her owner when they are home together, but also spends time by herself. She has been indoors only and likes to sleep on her owner’s bed or other furniture. She eats both dry and wet food, is used to a hooded litter box and clumping litter, and has never had a scratching post. At the ACC Amber was quiet in her carrier. She was reluctant to come out of it until food was placed on the table. She came out to eat food, and then retreated back inside the carrier. Counselors removed the lid of her carrier and Amber allowed them to pick her up and take her out of it. She allowed for collaring and pictures. She would not walk into a carrier on her own after this, and swatted at counselor when counselor attempted to pick her up again. Safety gloves were used to pick her up and put her in the carrier.
No Web Memo
09/04/2016 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – NH ONLY
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
Amber’s previous owner reports she is a little she around strangers and will hide for a few minutes before coming out to rub on their legs. She is fearful of children and has interacted with them before; she will run and hide if they touch her and will hiss if she feels trapped by them. The owner reports she may scratch people while playing, but this happens infrequently. She enjoys being picked up and held, but will attempt to escape and hide after a few minutes of brushing. She was described as friendly, affectionate, playful, and independent with a medium activity level. She likes to be in the same room as her owner when they are home together, but also spends time by herself. Reaction to assessor: Amber becomes stiff and alert, grumbling softly. Reaction when softly spoken to: Amber looks at the assessor with wide eyes. After a moment, she leans on her side and rubs her cheeks against her blanket. Reaction to cage door opening: Amber becomes alert and starts to growl again. Reaction to touch: Amber focuses on the assessor’s hand, but inches forward to sniff her. She lifts her paw to strike when petting was attempted and appears very cautious of her surroundings. Behavior Determination: New Hope Only Amber is displaying behaviors that preclude placement in the adoptions room and/or may require further investigation before placement in a home. She has tried to swat, is extremely fearful in the shelter environment, and does not currently tolerate petting or handling. The behavior department feels that placement with a New Hope Partner is the best option at this time.
GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION
No Group Behavior Summary
09/01/2016 INITIAL PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 1 – NORMAL , behavior rating was NONE
Scan negative QARH Mild dental tartar Very scared, trying to bite, hissing Female Sedated with 0.05 ml TTDEx im Ear mites and flea comb negative Nosf
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