ELIJAH – A1102161
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***SAFE 02/02/17*** SECOND CHANCE FOR ELIJAH TONIGHT! Shy Elijah’s previous owner stated he’s high energy and playful when he’s comfortable, and he’s litterbox trained and uses a scratching post. This handsome fellow deserves to go to an understanding forever home that will let him explore and adjust at his own pace.
My name is ELIJAH. My Animal ID # is A1102161.
I am a neutered male white and red domestic sh mix. The shelter thinks I am about 5 YEARS old.
I came in the shelter as a OWNER SUR on 01/24/2017 from NY 11212, owner surrender reason stated was OWN EVICT.
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
01/26/2017 Exam Type PRE/POST S/N – Medical Rating is 3 NC – MAJOR CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, Behavior Rating is NONE, Weight 9.1 LBS.
Pre-surgical exam, anesthesia, and surgery performed by ASPCA. Green linear tattoo placed on ventral abdomen. Left ear tipped
01/24/2017 PET PROFILE MEMO
01/24/17 19:50 Elijah is a 5 year old Male domestic SH; the owner received Elijah from his previous owner. Elijah is being surrendered due to the owner’s eviction. Elijah has no known injures or health issues and has not been to a vet recently. Around strangers Elijah is very uncomfortable he will hiss and back away from the individual. Elijah has not spent time around children or any other animals. Elijah will cry when owner leaves the home and he likes to scratch the couch. During car rides Elijah will cry until he is taking out of the car. During a bath Elijah will hiss and swap at the owner, and tries to jump out of the tub. He is only comfortable with individual’s that he knows picking him up, if a stranger tries to pick him up he will hiss and struggle out of the hold. Elijah does struggle to go in the carrier cries when he is in there, until food is given to him. Elijah was described as friendly, affectionate, and shy around strangers. He has high activity level, and enjoys playing ball toys that make noise. He is kept mostly indoors and is feed wet and dry food, 2 times a day. He is litter boxed trained and uses a hooded litter with pellet litter. He has a scratching post made from rough rope, and scratches horizontally. When the counselor first approached Elijah’s carrier, he hissed at the Counselor. The counselor asked the owner to take Elijah out of the carrier, and to hold Elijah while the counselor collared him, the photo was taking with the help of the owner and the owner placed Elijah back into the carrier.
No Web Memo
01/27/2017 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – NH ONLY
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
KNOWN HISTORY: Indoors mostly Previously lived with: Adults Behavior toward children: Unknown Behavior toward strangers: Very uncomfortable & displays distance increasing behaviors Behavior toward cats: Unknown Behavior toward dogs: Unknown Bite history: Unknown Scratch history: Unknown Litter box training: Yes Energy level/descriptors: Friendly, affectionate, nervous around strangers and has high activity level. Other notes: He is only comfortable with individual’s that he knows picking him up, if a stranger tries to pick him up he will hiss and struggle out of the hold. EVALUATION: Cage Condition: Cat hiding under blanket Reaction to assessor: Elijah was pressed up against the back wall of the kennel hiding behind his blanket. Reaction when softly spoken to: Elijah uncovers himself then turns towards the assessor and slow blinks. Reaction to cage door opening: Elijah lip licks and remains motionless. Reaction to touch: Elijah’s ears bend flat, his weight shifts then he leans away from the assessor. He swats when approached and currently doesn’t allow any handling. ENRICHMENT NOTES: 01/25/17 Crouching on top of den at back of cage, demonstrating a variety of distance-increasing behaviors. He’s a really handsome housecat, but wary and fearful. Unlikely that he will tolerate handling by anyone he doesn’t trust/have a bond with–and that will be difficult to foster in this environment. MEDICAL BEHAVIOR: Hissing, striking, not able to handle ACTIVITY LEVEL: Mellow VOCAL: Quiet CHARACTER TYPE: Shy, Skittish RECOMMENDATIONS: _x_ Placement with a New Hope partner POTENTIAL CHALLENGES: _x_ Fearful BEHAVIOR SUMMARY: New Hope Only Elijah is displaying behaviors that preclude placement in the adoptions room and may require further investigation before placement in a home. He has tried to swat, is extremely fearful in the shelter environment 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
01/25/2017 INITIAL PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 3 NC – MAJOR CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, behavior rating was NONE
01/25/17 Microchip scan neg. O: BARH. Hissing, striking, not able to handle awake. Sedated with Telazol 0.1 ml IM. ORAL: Mod. gingivitis, calculus. EENT: No oculonasal discharge. H/L: HR=220, RR=16. Lungs clear, no murmurs/arrhythmias. ABD/UG: Intact male, both testicles palpable. Abd palpation WNL. MS: BCS=5/9 INTEG: Full, clean haircoat. A: Age 5 years. Dental disease. Otherwise apparently healthy. P: Excellent prognosis. Rec. dental cleaning when placed. OK for neuter at Glendale tomorrow
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