CHECKERS – A1082776
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**SAFE 07/31/16** Poor Checkers is SCARED and ALONE!! Dog friendly Checkers lived in a nice home until he found himself surrendered to ACC because his owners were experiencing personal problems. Well now the only one with problems is Checkers. He is terrified in the shelter, has a New Hope Only rating and is scheduled to die tomorrow. Please step up for this boy tonight. Contact a rescue group right away.
My name is CHECKERS. My Animal ID # is A1082776.
I am a male white and black domestic sh mix. The shelter thinks I am about 5 YEARS old.
I came in the shelter as a OWNER SUR on 07/26/2016 from NY 11233, owner surrender reason stated was PERS PROB.
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
07/26/2016 Exam Type VACCINATE – Medical Rating is 1 – NORMAL , Behavior Rating is NONE, Weight 7.2 LBS.
0.5 cc activyl applied topically ct-negative
07/26/2016 PET PROFILE MEMO
07/26/16 15:53 BASIC INFORMATION Checkers is a 6 year old white and black DSH cat. The owner received Checkers from a litter of kittens. Since a kitten Checker has been her companion. The owner is surrendering Checkers due to personal problems. Checker has no known illness. SOCIALIZATION Checkers has lived with children ages 1 year old and up. When the children were around he would hide or goes to another room. He does not interact with them. Checkers displays the same behavior around stranger he runs and hides or goes to another room. Checkers is playful & affectionate around the 2 adults in the house. Checkers has never lived with cats. But he has lived with a small dog and they sometimes play chase and hang around each other. BEHAVIOR Checkers is a bit fearful. He is fearful of loud noises, stranger and too much movement. When his fearful, he runs to hide. He has never had a bite history or scratch. He has never received a bath, had his nails trimmed or has never been restrained. He is fine being picked up and put in his carrier. He always uses his hooded litter box. He has a scratching post made out of rough rope but sometimes he scratches the sofa arm chair. FOR NEW FAMILIES TO KNOW Checkers is described as mellow, affectionate and fearful. She prefers to be around adults and quiet places. She enjoys looking out the window for house. Her favorite toys are mouse stuff toys and toys with cat nip. He allows to be picked up and enjoys sleeping in the living room sofa. Checkers enjoys a diet of Friskies dry cat food. BEHAVIOR DURING INTAKE Checker during intake was relaxed. He allowed being collard, scanned and photographed. The allowed to be picked up.
No Web Memo
07/29/2016 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – NH ONLY
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
As per previous owner, Checkers has lived with children from ages one and up. When he’s around children he doesn’t interact with them, goes into another room and hides. He displays the same behavior around strangers but was friendly and social with the 2 adults living in the home. Checkers has never lived with cats but lived with a small dog and would sometimes play chase with each other. His owners say that he’s fearful of loud noises, strangers and too much movement. He has a scratching post made out of rough rope but sometimes he scratches the sofa arm chair. Checker’s owners describe him as mellow, affectionate and fearful. His favorite toys are catnip toys and stuffed mice. Reaction to assessor: Checkers body was alert and curled up on his blanket at the back of the kennel. Reaction when softly spoken to: Checkers has wide eyes focused on all movements and his tail end starts to flicker. Reaction to cage door opening: Checkers remains motionless. Reaction to touch: Checkers avoids contact, hisses and slowly flattens his ears as you approach. He hisses and bites when you extend your arm out to pet him and he currently doesn’t allow any handling. Behavior Determination: New Hope Only Checkers is displaying behaviors that preclude placement in the adoptions room and may require further investigation before placement in a home. He has tried to 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
07/26/2016 INITIAL PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 1 – NORMAL , behavior rating was NONE
sedated with 0.15 cc telazol as per 1059 scan negative sex:male intact age:5 yrs as per owner BARH ear,eyes and nose is clear teeth:moderate staining and grooved ear mites negative flea negative hissed,growling and try to bite nail trimed ct-negative ambx4 NOSF
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