CAT DADDY – A1068775
Safe - 4-5-2016 Manhattan Rescue: Feline Rescue of SI Please honor your pledges: http://felinerescueofstatenisland.org/donation/
**SAFE 04/05/16** NEW HOPE RESCUE is needed for this NEUTERED senior gent, tonight, because his irresponsible former owners decided they had TOO MANY PETS! And the kicker….? They were BREEDING PUPPIES! Yes, that’s right, even as they were kvetching about having too many pets, they were MAKING MORE OF THEM. In fact, CAT DADDY got along with their 6-year-old kiddo and the small dog in the home, and became protective of the child when those PUPPIES came along. He clearly has more common sense than the people who bailed on him, yet who is slated to die tomorrow? Hint: it’s NOT the people who put him in this situation. This asinine state of affairs can ONLY be salvaged if a NEW HOPE rescue pulls Cat Daddy tonight, and in order for that to happen, a rescue needs someone to step up as a FOSTER/ADOPTER! Please make sure Cat Daddy does NOT pay the ultimate price for the banality of his former owners—save Cat Daddy, tonight!
My name is CAT DADDY. My Animal ID # is A1068775.
I am a neutered male white and brn tabby domestic sh mix. The shelter thinks I am about 10 YEARS old.
I came in the shelter as a OWNER SUR on 03/29/2016 from NY 10457, owner surrender reason stated was TOO MANY P.
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
04/02/2016 Exam Type OBSERVATION – Medical Rating is 3 NC – MAJOR CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, Behavior Rating is NH ONLY, Weight 15.0 LBS.
REWT 15, same. Cat was very fractious, net needed.
03/29/2016 PET PROFILE MEMO
03/29/16 17:50 Basic Info: Cat Daddy A1068775 is a 10yr old neutered white & brown tabby DSH feline who was purchased at a pet store 10yrs ago & is being surrendered due to the owner having too many pets. Cat Daddy hasn’t been seen by a veterinarian in a couple of years and currently has no health issues/injuries. Socialization: Around strangers Cat Daddy is friendly/outgoing. He’s lived with a 6yr old child & was gentle, exuberant, relaxed & affectionate with them, a small dog & the adults in the home. Although he had become protective/territorial over the 6yr old since the dog in the home had puppies. Cat Daddy hasn’t been around other cats nor has he bitten/scratched any person or animal. Behavior: Since a dog in the home had puppies Cat Daddy doesn’t always use the litter box, he’ll urinate on a bed or linen he finds, also he’s become “cranky” (not as social/friendly with the family as he was before). Cat Daddy isn’t bothered by the following: being brushed or with placed into a carrier. He hasn’t been given a bath since he was a kitten, had his nails trimmed, or been disturbed while sleeping/resting. Cat Daddy doesn’t like to be picked up/held too much, he will come to you when he wants affection/attention. For a New Family to Know: Cat Daddy is described as friendly (at times), playful, confident, assertive & talkative (at times) with a low-high activity level. When the owner is home Cat Daddy follows them around. He enjoys ball, mouse & string (at times) toys and is an indoor only cat that sleeps where ever. Cat Daddy eats dry & wet Friskies 1 full bowl throughout the day. He is uncovered litter box trained with clumping litter. Cat Daddy has a scratching post that he doesn’t always use & scratches on items in the home. Intake Behavior: Cat Daddy had a soft body & soft eyes. He allowed all handling. Cat Daddy allowed to be scanned (-), collared & taken pictures of including positioning him during his photo session. Cat Daddy didn’t seem to mind being picked up/held & was placed into a kennel with ease.
No Web Memo
04/01/2016 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – NH ONLY
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
Cat Daddy lived previously with adults, a 6-year-old child, and a small dog. He is noted to have been gentle, exuberant, relaxed, and affectionate with them all and friendly with strangers. He is reported not to enjoy being picked up and held at length, and will approach when seeking attention. Cat Daddy is described as friendly (at times), playful, confident, assertive & talkative (at times), with a low-high activity level. A major environmental change in the home (Yorkie having a litter of puppies) resulted in some behavior changes for Cat Daddy, including some urination outside the litterbox and less affection directed toward his human family members. It is likely that this behavior was triggered by the environmental upset and accompanying stress. Cat Daddy allowed all handling at intake but was tense and less tolerant during his initial medical examination. He was uninterested in interacting with the enrichment facilitator when visited – he remained calm and relaxed, allowing petting and occasionally approaching for treats, but generally was indifferent to the attention. Cat Daddy does not appear to be acclimating well to the kennel environment, and did not allow interaction during the behavior assessment. Reaction to assessor: Cat Daddy is standing in the middle of his cage when the assessor approaches. Body appears to be soft. Reaction to cage door opening: The assessor touches the cage bars to begin opening the door and Cat Daddy, without clear warning signs, swats and catches the assessor’s glove with his nails. Reaction to touch: Due to the response to touching the cage door, the assessor made no further attempts to open the door or to touch the cat with her hand. Cat Daddy did allow gentle petting on the forehead and cheeks with an extendable toy through the closed cage door. Placement determination: New Hope Only Cat Daddy is displaying behaviors that preclude placement in the adoptions room and that may require further investigation before placement in a home. He appears to be highly sensitive to environmental stress and is not currently tolerating being pet or handled, though he allowed some interaction as a newer arrival. 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
03/29/2016 INITIAL PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 3 NC – MAJOR CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, behavior rating was NONE
Sex: Male neutered Scan: Negative Estimated age: 10 years per owner Fleas: No flea dirt noted. S: Meows for attention before cage door is opened. Active, explores surroundings, immediately tries to jump out open cage door to floor, or jump off exam table. Allows limited exam but then tail begins twitching and pt hisses and yowls. O: BAR-H, BCS 8/9, MMs pink and moist EENT: No discharge OU, AU, nose. Mild tartar and gingivitis, fractured maxillary canine tooth. H/L: Grade 4/6 heart murmur PMI L parasternal, normal sinus rhythm. Eupnic, quiet lung sounds. Abd: Soft, no pain on palpation, no masses palpated M/S/I: Amb x4. No skin lesions noted. UG: Male neutered A: 1. Heart murmur 2. Obese 3. Fractured tooth and mild dental disease Short-term prognosis: Fair P: 1. Gave Activyl 9+ lb during exam 2. Long-term veterinary care needs to include cardiac workup, weight loss, and dental cleaning with extractions as needed. 1088
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