BUBBLE – A1124782
Safe - 9-30-2017 Brooklyn Rescue: Looking Glass Animal Rescue Please honor your pledges: www.lgarinc.org
*** SAFE 09/30/17 *** 8 year old Bubble was surrendered for “personal problems. She is a bit upset and needs a new home asap!
My name is BUBBLE. My Animal ID # is A1124782.
I am a spayed female white domestic sh mix. The shelter thinks I am about 8 YEARS old.
I came in the shelter as a OWNER SUR on 09/10/2017 from NY 11229, owner surrender reason stated was PERS PROB.
09/22/2017 AT RISK MEMO
Bubble A1124782 is at risk with a New Hope Only determination, including a bite history. She has allowed little touch or handling in the care center, and was released for rescue placement only after her bite quarantine.
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
09/12/2017 Exam Type TREATMENT – Medical Rating is 1 – NORMAL , Behavior Rating is NONE, Weight 14.6 LBS.
.78 ccs pyrantel given in food
09/10/2017 PET PROFILE MEMO
09/10/17 15:13 Basic Information: Bubbles is a white DSH female with no known health issues or injuries, and last went to a vet a few days ago. Socialization: Bubbles is described as being shy and a distant when meeting new people, she does not like to be touched before she is ready, and will hiss if a stranger reaches down to pet her before she approaches for attention. She has spent time with children and is relaxed and friendly around them as long as she is familiar with them. She has not spent time with cats or dogs. Behavior: Bubbles does have a bite history with one of her owners, but is reportedly friendly with everyone else and has never bitten any one else, or any animals. She plays with a high energy level and can become exuberant. Typically, she is friendly and playful but also independent. Her owner has tried to bathe her before but she struggles to escape, and will tolerate being groomed or having her nails clipped for short periods of time. She can be unpredictable on her reaction when being picked up or placed in a carrier. For a new family to know: Bubbles likes to follow her family around and be in the same room as them when they are home. She is not a fan of many toys, and has been an indoor cat. she eats both wet and dry food, and is litter box tarined using an uncovered box and clumping litter. She used a carpet scratching post. Behavior during intake: Bubbles transferred carriers well but hissed at counselor when she went to tuck her tail past the door. No further handling was done.
No Web Memo
09/19/2017 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – NH ONLY
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
KNOWN HISTORY: Lived Indoors Previously lived with: Adults and children. Behavior toward strangers: Around strangers Bubble is shy and distant. She does not like to be touched before she is ready and will hiss if a stranger reaches down to pet her before she approaches for attention. Behavior toward children: Bubble is relaxed and friendly around children as long as she is familiar with them. Behavior toward cats: Unknown. Behavior toward dogs: Unknown. Bite or Scratch history: Yes. Bubble does has a bite history with one of her owners, but is reportedly friendly with everyone else and has never bitten anyone else, or any animals. Litter box training: Bubble is litterbox trained and uses an uncovered box with clumping litter. Energy level/descriptors: Bubble plays with a high energy level and can become exuberant. Typically, she is friendly and playful but also independent. Other notes: She can be unpredictable on her reaction when being picked up or placed in a carrier. Bubble likes to follow her family around and be in the same room as them when they are home. She used a carpet scratching post in her home. MEDICAL BEHAVIOR: fractious, netted and sedated for exam ENRICHMENT NOTES: 09/11/17 Sitting In kennel, body tense and whiskers pulled back. Ears are flat. She tolerates petting with the bear-claw along her head and body, turning her head to watch the claw with wide eyes. She gets out of her box and moves away from the bear-claw slowly, body low and tail down. Uncomfortable with interaction, needs more time to adjust. 09/13/17 Crouched in litterbox, ears flattened. Makes eye contact. Charges front of kennel as I open the lock. Not interested in interaction today. 09/15/17 Very vocal and extremely reactive whenever you walk near her kennel. Arched back defensive stance, ears pinned back, hair along back pilo-erect. Not open to interacting at all. She lunges forward and doesn’t allow any handling at this time. Not interested in treats. I sat with her and tried talking to her softly to calm her down but I had no luck. She needs more time to adjust. 09/19/17 Hiding in feral den, watching me from peep hole. Growls and hisses, swatting feral den wall when I open the kennel door. Cannot be coaxed out. Not interested in interaction today. Very stressed in shelter. Sprayed feliway. ACTIVITY LEVEL: Lively VOCAL: Quiet CHARACTER TYPE: Independent
POTENTIAL CHALLENGES: – Fearful Bubble has displayed fearful behavior during their stay in the care center and has displayed distance-increasing behavior with extended handling. Fear aggression can occur when a cat perceives a threat and may escalate if they cannot escape. A fearful cat will feel more relaxed when given options, so provideher with the chance to move closer, investigate, or interact with you. Be sure to offer incentive such as treats or play time whenever the cat makes a small positive step. Please speak to an adoption counselor for additional information on methods to desensitize your cat to their fear stimulus. RECOMMENDATIONS: – Placement with a New Hope partner Bubble 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 / scratch / bite / 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
09/11/2017 DVM INTAKE PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 1 – NORMAL , behavior rating was NONE
DVM Intake Exam Estimated age: 8 years Microchip noted on Intake? no History : surrender Subjective: bar, hydrated Observed Behavior – fractious, netted and sedated for exam (0.1 ml telazol im @ 1:10 pm) Evidence of Cruelty seen – no Evidence of Trauma seen – no Objective P = 120 R = 20 BCS: 5/9 EENT: Eyes clear, ears clean, no nasal discharge noted Oral Exam: negative oral PLN: No enlargements noted H/L: NSR, NMA, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupnic ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated U/G: female spayed, no mgts or dc MSI: Ambulatory x 4, skin free of parasites, no masses noted, healthy hair coat CNS: mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities Assessment: in good health Plan: continue to monitor at BACC Prognosis: excellent SURGERY: already altered
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