DIAMOND – A1120402
Safe - 8-11-2017 Manhattan Rescue: Feline Rescue of SI Please honor your pledges: http://felinerescueofstatenisland.org/donation/
*** SAFE 08/11/17 *** DIAMONDS are a girls best friend so why not treat yourself with this lovely senior gal who was left behind when her owners decided to move. DIAMOND is not handling the shelter environment well and will need a nice quiet home.
My name is DIAMOND. My Animal ID # is A1120402.
I am a spayed female tortie and choc pt domestic sh mix. The shelter thinks I am about 10 YEARS old.
I came in the shelter as a OWNER SUR on 08/06/2017 from NY 10466, owner surrender reason stated was MOVE2PRIVA.
08/08/2017 AT RISK MEMO
Diamond A1120402 is at risk due to behavior. Diamond displays fearful behaviors and does not appear to be thriving in the stressful shelter environment. Her previous owner reports she is shy, but will come out of hiding once she becomes familiar with someone. She continues to hide in her den and does not allow contact at this time; she will display distance-increasing behaviors to avoid interaction.
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
08/07/2017 Exam Type VACCINATE – Medical Rating is 3 NC – MAJOR CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, Behavior Rating is NONE, Weight 14.0 LBS.
Date: 08/07/17 13:18 Rabies Product Name: Zoetis Serial Number# 170036 Location of Vaccination:RHL Revaccination Date: 08/07/2018 Veterinarian: 1088
08/06/2017 PET PROFILE MEMO
08/06/17 10:49 Basic Information Diamond is a 10 year old, spayed DSH dilute tortie with blue eyes.She was surrendered because owner moved to a new apartment with a no pet policy. Her previous owner got her from a friend 9 months ago. She has not been to a vet but has no signs of illness or injury. Socialization Diamond is a shy cat around strangers–she hides for days when owner has house guests but comes out of hiding if guest is around for a fewf days. She lived and spent time with children ages 14 and 9 and was relaxed, affectionate and respectful around them. She is gentle when he played with adults and children. She never bit a person or another animal. Behavior Diamond does not scratch on furniture and meows only when her food bowl is empty. She struggles when her coat is brushed but loves to be picked up and held and would stay on your lap for as long as you allow her. Owner stated that Diamond was never placed in a carrier. For a new Family to know Diamond is a friendly, affectionate, mellow and shy cat with a low energy. The two things her previous owner liked about her were; she is lovely cat that loves to cuddle all the time. She was kept mostly indoors. She stays in her favorite spot at home and comes to you when called. She slept on a large cat bed and was fed dry cat food (meow mix) twice daily. She is litter box trained and used an uncovered litter box with crystals cat litter. Diamond often scratched on her cat bed. Behavior during intake: Diamond was relaxed while in her carrier and would meow when approached or spoke to. She allowed me to pet her while in her carrier and would head butt. Once the carrier was picked up she hissed. She hissed when she came out of the carrier and growled and meowed when pet. She allowed me to collar her and had a tense body and her ears were flat. She hissed when i picked her up to place her in her kennel and headbutted once inside and I extended my had.
No Web Memo
08/08/2017 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – NH ONLY
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Steady VOCAL: Quiet CHARACTER TYPE: Skittish KNOWN HISTORY: Lived Indoors Previously lived with: adults and children ages 14 and 9 Behavior toward strangers: shy cat around strangers, she hides for days when owner has house guests, but comes out of hiding if guest is around for a few days. Behavior toward children: gentle Other notes: Previous owner stated friendly, affectionate, mellow and shy cat with a low energy. ENRICHMENT NOTES: 8/7/17 Just moved to new cage. Very unhappy. In den, started hissing, growling, and yowling when cage cover lifted. Screamed and swatted through den window when offered treats. EVALUATION: Cage Condition: No change Reaction to assessor: Diamond remains tense, hiding in the cat den during the approach. Reaction to cage door opening: Diamond remains in place, hisses and growls, alert with eyes wide open. Reaction to touch: Diamond does not allow the touch, hisses and grumbles at the assessor’s hand. BEHAVIOR SUMMARY: Diamond is displaying behaviors that preclude placement in the adoptions room and/or may require further investigation before placement in a home. She has tried 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
08/07/2017 DVM INTAKE PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 3 NC – MAJOR CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, behavior rating was NONE
DVM Intake Exam Estimated age: Reported to be 10 years old – limited exam is consistent with this Microchip noted on Intake? Scanned neg History : Owner surrender.No health hx reported. Previous owner only had pt for 9 months – got from a neighbor. Subjective: Hissing, growling, lunging, spitting and swatting when someone walks by, even when the carrier is covered. Pt will not tolerate even a minimal exam – we cannot touch her. There are no working Freeman nets today, so visual exam only. Objective BAR, Appears to be overweight but difficult to tell from visual exam only EENT: Eyes clear, ears clean, no nasal discharge noted Oral Exam: Incisors and canine teeth are present H/L: Eupnic, not ausculted ABD: Not palpated U/G: Reported female spayed – unconfirmed MSI: Many large mats on the dorsum. Fur coat wet – possibly from water in water bowl, possibly from urine. Small amount of blood noted on fur of left front paw – does not appear to be actively bleeding. CNS: mentation appears appropriate Assessment: 1. Geriatric – unable to examine. Reported to be friendly at home, but pt was not able to be examined at the shelter today. Uncomfortable sedating pt without ausculting and doing PE, due to age. 2. Large mats on back 3. Blood on paw – R/O from striking kennel door many times Plan: Recommend repeating exam in a few days with better equipment, once pt has settled down more. Recommend CBC/chemistry as screening test, given age. If pt is sedated for grooming, exam should be completed at that time. Prognosis: Fair 1088
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