COCOA – A0560397
Safe - 8-15-2016 Staten Island
**SAFE 08/15/16** COCOA and friend NOEL’S LUCK RAN OUT WHEN THEIR OWNER MOVED…..Once family members, their owners easily abandoned them when it came time to move…..COCOA is Twelve, SPAYED and likes Laser Pointers….She has a wonderful BEGINNER rating and is ready to go go a home where she will be cherished…….HUGE LIST YET AGAIN TONIGHT!!……Don’t let COCOA be a senior statistic tomorrow!! PLEASE APPLY TO FOSTER OR ADOPT HER NOW!! (And maybe NOEL too!)
Staten Island Center
My name is COCOA. My Animal ID # is A0560397. – P
I am a spayed female calico domestic sh mix. The shelter thinks I am about 12 YEARS old.
I came in the shelter as a OWNER SUR on 08/06/2016 from NY 10306, owner surrender reason stated was MOVE2PRIVA. I came in with Group/Litter #K16-068866.
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
08/06/2016 Exam Type VACCINATE – Medical Rating is 3 C – MAJOR CONDITIONS , Behavior Rating is NONE, Weight 7.4 LBS.
activyl applied 0.7ml pyrantel given PO according to provided medical records: rabies 3 yr was given on 9/20/14 – will be due on 9/20/17
08/06/2016 PET PROFILE MEMO
08/06/16 12:53 Cocoa is a 12 year old spayed female that has no past or current medical issues that the owner is aware of. Owner has had Cocoa for 12 yr and had to surrender due to landlord issues. Socialization: According to the owner, around strangers Cocoa is friendly but when overstimulated can play a bit rough. She has been around children ages 8 & 13 & was usually tolerant of them. Cocoa comes from a home that had another cat in it & owner stated that she was relaxed and affectionate with the other cat. She had not been around dogs therefore behavior is unknown. Cocoa has never bit another animal or person while in the care of the owner. Behavior: In the car, Cocoa will usually meow/cry. She is not bothered by having her nails trimmed, being put in a carrier, and being disturbed while sleeping. Cocoa enjoys having her coat brushes and will purr. When owner would try to pick her up & hold her, Cocoa would struggle to get free. Owner has never tried to bathe Cocoa therefore behavior is unknown. For a New Family to Know: Cocoa is described as friendly, affectionate, playful, confident, independent, & talkative with a medium activity level. Owners favorite thing about Cocoa is how friendly she is. In the home, Cocoa is the type to be in the same room as the owner. She was kept indoors only and is litter box trained. In the home, Cocoa used a hooded litter box with clumping litter. Owner had a scratching post in the home made of rough rope that Cocoa used frequently. Cocoa is active in the home and likes to play with balls, string toys, catnip toys & laser pointers. Owner fed Cocoa dry food only brand name Meow Mix. Behavior during intake: Cocoa was relaxed and at the front of the carrier during intake. When I put my hand out for her to smell, she leaned her head into my hand. I was able to scan for a m/c, collar and take a picture without any issues.
No Web Memo
08/08/2016 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – BEGINNER
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
Cocoa came to the shelter surrendered by an owner who described her as confident, affectionate and talkative and notes that she was tolerant of children and socialized well with another cat in the home. Reaction to assessor: Cocoa approaches the front of the cage and meows. Reaction when softly spoken to: Cocoa presses against the cage front and sniffs the assessor. Reaction to cage door opening: Cocoa remains soft and relaxed, begins to purr. Reaction to touch: Cocoa head-butts the assessor, leans into petting, particularly enjoys having her hindquarters scratched. Reaction to pick up: Cocoa vocalizes but is tolerant of this type of handling. Placement Determination: Beginner Cocoa approaches the assessor, solicits petting and attention and allows all handling. Cocoa is exhibiting behavior suited to beginning cat parents. Please note that Cocoa is being treated for an upper respiratory infection at the time of the assessment, and this may affect the behaviors shown.
GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION
No Group Behavior Summary
08/06/2016 INITIAL PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 3 C – MAJOR CONDITIONS , behavior rating was NONE
microchip scan negative spayed female approximately 12 yrs old, geriatric bright, alert, responsive, hydrated minor waxy debris AU sounds congested, light green nasal discharge no ocular discharge 7.4lbs; BCS: 2.5/5 calm, allowed all handling as per on call dr, doxycycline 50mg/ml 0.7ml SID x 10 days
Came in With
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