ELLIOT – A1109281
Rescue Only - Brooklyn
*** UNKNOWN 04/22/17 *** ELLIOT needs a rescue angel asap – he is not happy in the shelter and would benefit from a place to decompress and relax.
Came in with DEE DEE & AUGIE, all three listed tonight!!
My name is ELLIOT. My Animal ID # is A1109281.
I am a male white and brn tabby domestic sh mix. The shelter thinks I am about 2 YEARS
I came in the shelter as a STRAY on 04/18/2017 from NY 11357, owner surrender reason stated was STRAY. I came in with Group/Litter #K17-094389.
04/21/2017 AT RISK MEMO
Elliot A1109281 was placed At Risk for Behavior
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
04/19/2017 Exam Type VACCINATE – Medical Rating is 2 NC – MINOR CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, Behavior Rating is NONE, Weight 10.0 LBS.
0.50 cc pyrantel orally applied revolution topically ct:negative Date: 04/19/17 Feline FVRCP Product Name:nobivac Serial Number:02061287B Location of Vaccination: RFL Revaccination Date:05/03/17 Rabies Product Name:Nobivac Serial Number:176724 Location of Vaccination:RHL Revaccination Date:04/19/18 Veterinarian:DR. 1276
04/18/2017 PET PROFILE MEMO
04/18/17 16:47 Elliot is a white and brown tabby DSH with no known medical conditions. Elliot was found wandering loose outside and allowed finder to pet him sometimes. During intake Elliot was tense and tried to move away from counselor and began to hiss. Could not scan or collar.
No Web Memo
04/21/2017 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – NH ONLY
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
KNOWN HISTORY: Elliot was brought in as a stray, so we cannot speak to his behavior in his previous home. MEDICAL BEHAVIOR: Resting in back of kennel when approached, ears flat, growling. Swatted, hissed, and lunged forward when door opened, unable to remove from cage as he bites towel being used to pick him up. ENRICHMENT NOTES: 04/19/17 Lying tense with a low body behind bogus paper. Makes eye contact as I speak to him and ears flatten as I approach. He tolerates a few pets on his head with the bear-claw, eyes dilating as he backs away. Hissed after third pet. Needs more time to adjust. Sprayed feliway. 04/20/17 Sitting crouched in corner with a tense body. He backs away as I approach with the bear-claw, flattening his ears and taking a swat at it while giving a hard hiss. Is not interested in treats today. Needs more time to adjust. Sprayed feliway. May be agitated because his kennel was just cleaned. 04/21/17 Still not open to interaction. Keeps to the back of the kennel with his tail wrapped around his body. Low body posture, eyes become focused when I start talking to him. Doesn’t break concentration, follows all my movements. Body arches, hairs along back pilo-erct when the door opens. Hisses and strikes with any sudden movement, currently doesn’t allow any handling. Seems very stressed. ACTIVITY LEVEL: Laid back VOCAL: Quiet CHARACTER TYPE: Skittish POTENTIAL CHALLENGES: Fearful – Elliot has displayed fearful behavior during their stay in the care center and has displayed distance-increasing behavior with extended handling. Fear aggression can occur when a cat perceives a threat and may escalate if they cannot escape. A fearful cat will feel more relaxed when given options, so provide him with the chance to move closer, investigate, or interact with you. Be sure to offer incentive such as treats or play time whenever the cat makes a small positive step. Please speak to an adoption counselor for additional information on methods to desensitize your cat to their fear stimulus. RECOMMENDATIONS: Placement with a New Hope partner – Elliot is displaying behaviors that preclude placement in the adoptions room and may require further investigation before placement in a home. He 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
04/19/2017 DVM INTAKE PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 2 NC – MINOR CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, behavior rating was NONE
04/19/17 DVM exam. History – Stray cat, no medical concerns noted. Microchip scan negative. Age est 2 yrs. Observed behavior – Resting in back of kennel when approached, ears flat, growling. Swatted, hissed, and lunged forward when door opened, unable to remove from cage as he bites towel being used to pick him up. Used net to capture, administered Telazol 0.1 ml to sedate for exam and treatments. Evidence ot cruelty – No. Evidence of trauma – No. O: Sedated. mm=pink, moist, CRT<2 s. HR=200, RR=16. BCS=5/9. ORAL: Fractured crown of R Max canine, no pulp exposure or tooth discoloration. EENT: No oculonasal discharge, no sneezing. H/L: Lungs clear, no murmurs/arrhythmias. ABD: No masses/organomegaly. UG: Intact male, both testicles palpable. MS: Amb x 4 prior to sedation. No palpable abnormalities. INTEG: 1 cm superficial abrasion over nose. Area is dry, mildly erythematous. NEURO: No neurologic deficits noted prior to sedation. A: Fractured tooth. Healing superficial abrasion. Otherwise apparently healthy young adult cat. P: OK for neuter surgery. Excellent prognosis.
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