CHARLEY – A1091022
Safe - 9-30-2016 Manhattan Rescue: Feline Rescue of SI Please honor your pledges: http://felinerescueofstatenisland.org/donation/
***SAFE 09/30/16*** CHARLEY is a 4 year-old beauty who was dumped into the shelter system on account of a “child conflict.” That’s a pretty broad statement that could mean a lot of things. CHARLEY might be rather abrupt with little kids, he might be afraid of munchkins poking him in the eyes…or CHARLEY might be completely innocent. Owners hardly need to pass a lie detector test when surrendering a cat, and anything goes in the ACC lobby. We do know that CHARLEY earned a NH RATING during his initial medical exam, which is typical of cats whose people have just betrayed them, and we also know he has been deemed “rescue only.” Please share CHARLEY far and wide, and contact a New Hope rescue if you have a place for him in your own home, or would be willing to foster. It has to happen for CHARLEY tonight. Tomorrow will be too late.
My name is CHARLEY. My Animal ID # is A1091022.
I am a neutered male white and orange domestic sh mix. The shelter thinks I am about 4 YEARS old.
I came in the shelter as a OWNER SUR on 09/24/2016 from NY 10463, owner surrender reason stated was CHILDCONFL.
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
09/24/2016 Exam Type VACCINATE – Medical Rating is 1 – NORMAL , Behavior Rating is NONE, Weight 15.6 LBS.
No Final Exam
09/24/2016 PET PROFILE MEMO
09/24/16 09:46 Charley A1091022 is a 4yr old neutered male white & orange DSH feline who was picked up as a stray at a month old & is being surrendered due child conflict/allergies. Charley was last seen by a veterinarian in 2015 and currently has no known health issues/injuries. Socialization: Around strangers Charley will hide. He hasn’t been around other animals but was gentle, exuberant, relaxed/affectionate & playful with the adults in the home. The owner cares for children in the home including a grandchild who is allergic to Charley. Around the children Charley will swat, growl and or hide from them. Charley hasn’t bitten/scratched any person or animal. Behavior: Charley hasn’t been on a car ride. He isn’t bothered by the following: being picked up/held, being brushed, having his nails trimmed or with being placed into a carrier. Charley hasn’t been given a bath or been disturbed while sleeping/resting. For a New Family to Know: Charley is described as friendly, affectionate, playful & confident with a medium-high activity level. When the owner is home Charley follows them around sometimes. He enjoys mouse & ball toys and is an indoor only cat that sleeps where ever. Charley eats dry Friskies 1-2x a day. He is uncovered litter box trained with clumping litter within. Charley doesn’t scratch on anything in the home. Intake Behavior: Charley initially had a soft body & soft eyes. He allowed to be scanned as he walked out of his carrier. As I was taking his pictures Charley kept trying to jump off the back drop table and became upset as I didn’t let him and was tail twitching which means he was annoyed. He then began growling, hissing and swatting. I got him into a freeman net which he wasn’t too happy with and I transferred him into the kennel while in the freeman net with ease. Due to these behaviors Charley’s picture had to be taken in his kennel.
No Web Memo
09/27/2016 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – NH ONLY
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
Former owner stated around strangers Charley will hide. He hasn’t been around other animals but was gentle, exuberant, relaxed/affectionate & playful with the adults in the home. The owner cares for children in the home including a grandchild who is allergic to Charley. Around the children Charley will swat, growl and or hide from them. Also, described as friendly, affectionate, playful & confident with a medium-high activity level. Reaction to assessor: Charley looks tense, hiding in the cat den when approached by the assessor. Reaction to door opening: Charley remains in place, alert with eyes wide open. Reaction to touch: Charley does not allow the touch then hisses and growls at the assessor’s hand. Placement determination: NH ONLY Charley is displaying behaviors that preclude placement in the adoptions room. He is stressed in the shelter environment and does not currently tolerate petting. 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
09/24/2016 INITIAL PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 1 – NORMAL , behavior rating was NONE
scan negative ear mite negative flea comb negative- treated with activyl overweight neutered severe aggressive during exam, tries to bite
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