FELIX – A1091239
Safe - 10-15-2016 Brooklyn Rescue: Posh Pets Rescue Please honor your pledges: http://poshpetsrescue.org/
***SAFE 10/15/16***MAKE FELIX THE CAT YOUR FUREVER FRIEND! A volunteer writes, “Felix is a ball of orange fluff who has a normal sized body but HUGE chubby cheeks, like a chipmunk or squirrel who has been stuffing his face with acorns all afternoon. He was apparently not in a great mood when he first got to the shelter, but he’s chilled out a lot and his sweet personality is shining through. He enjoys gentle head scratches and petting, which is good because it’s pretty hard to resist petting a cat this cute.” Fab Felix is only three years old and was given up due to his former owner having to leave the country and being unable to take Felix with him. Felix is a typical ginger boy–kind, gentle, super affectionate and liked to follow his former purrson around. Now that he has caught the curable kitty cold and despite an excellent prognosis, he has been fast tracked to the at risk list where UNLESS his rescue angel steps up, he will become another sad ACC stat when noon tomorrow rolls around. Let us know if you can help this great guy by fostering or adopting. Transportation is available. Email our help desk and we will assist you–[email protected] Everyone knows orange boys are the sweetest and we know Felix is no exception. So bring home this orange ball of fluff! Make the call for fab Felix the cat NOW!!!
My name is FELIX. My Animal ID # is A1091239. – P
I am a male orange and white domestic sh mix. The shelter thinks I am about 3 YEARS old.
I came in the shelter as a OWNER SUR on 09/25/2016 from NY 11229, owner surrender reason stated was PERS PROB.
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
10/12/2016 Exam Type VACCINATE – Medical Rating is 3 C – MAJOR CONDITIONS , Behavior Rating is EXPERIENCE, Weight 10.0 LBS.
No Final Exam
09/25/2016 PET PROFILE MEMO
09/25/16 18:08 Basic Information: Felix is a 3 year old unneutered male DSH that has no past or current medical issues that the owner is aware of. Owner has had Felix for 3 years but had to surrender due to moving out of country. Socialization: According to the owner, around strangers Felix is shy and will hiss at first. Once he is comfortable he plays gently with adults. He has never been around children, other cats or dogs therefore behavior is unknown. He has never bit a person or animal while in the care of the owner. Behavior: In the car, Felix is usually quiet. Owner has never tried to bathe Felix, trim his nails, brush his coat or disturb him while sleeping therefore behavior is unknown. Felix likes to be picked up and held and will usually solicit attention from the owner to have owner pick him up. He is tolerant of going into the carrier but will hiss once in there because he is nervous. For a New Family to Know: Felix is described as friendly, affectionate, playful, confident, shy around new people, independent and quiet with a medium activity level. In the home, he either liked to follow the owner around and be in the same room as the owner or be in his favorite spot. Felix was kept indoors only & is litter box trained. In the home, he used a hooded litter box with fresh step litter. When the litter box is dirty, he will hiss. Owner fed Felix dry food only brand name not given. Felix’s favorite activity in the home was to lay in the sun by the window and lick the owner for attention. Behavior during intake: Felix was hissing in the carrier during intake, eyes dialted. I gave him some treats and was able to scan him for a mc. When I gave him wet food, he came out of the carrier and I was able to collar him and take his picture without any issues. Once back in the carrier, he started to hiss again.
10/10/2016 WEB MEMO
A volunteer writes: Felix is a ball of orange fluff who has a normal sized body but HUGE chubby cheeks, like a chipmunk or squirrel who has been stuffing his face with acorns all afternoon. He was apparently not in a great mood when he first got to the shelter, but he’s chilled out a lot and his sweet personality is shining through. He enjoys gentle headscratches and petting, which is good because it’s pretty hard to resist petting a cat this cute.
09/28/2016 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – EXPERIENCE
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
As per previous owner, Felix is shy around strangers and will hiss when he first meets them. Once he is comfortable he plays gently with adults. He has never been around children, other cats or dogs therefore this behavior is unknown. His owners say he likes to be picked up and will usually solicit attention when held in his owner’s arms. He is tolerant of going into the carrier but will hiss once in there because he is nervous. Felix’s owners describe him as friendly, affectionate, playful, confident, shy around new people, independent and quiet with a medium activity level. He uses a hooded litter box and is litter box trained. The enrichment facilitator has been monitoring Felix and reports that he was hissing and striking when he first arrived and allowed limited contact. The next day he appeared more relaxed and didn’t seem agitated. He hissed when he extended his hand out but relaxed more when he was petted along his body. Reaction to assessor: Felix was curled up in his litter box watching the assessor at the front of the kennel. Reaction when softly spoken to: Felix stretches his body out then leans forward to sniff the assessor. Reaction to cage door opening: Flint remains neutral and is aware of his surroundings. Reaction to touch: Felix squints his eyes and leans away when the assessor extends his hand out to pet him. His lip licks and focuses his attention on the assessor when petted. His body is tense but relaxes after a few soft passes and slowly rises up out of his litter box. He becomes more comfortable, lightly rubs up for attention and allows petting all over. Felix meows softly when pet with his tail raised and appreciates attention. Reaction to being picked up: Felix was a bit tense on pick up but remains calm and looks around at his surroundings. Behavior Determination: Experience Felix may be a little more independent, and may need time to warm up to his new home. We recommend that this cat go to a home with experienced cat parents and any future home with children conduct a thorough interaction.
GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION
No Group Behavior Summary
09/26/2016 INITIAL PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 2 NC – MINOR CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, behavior rating was NONE
hisses and swats – sedated with 0.2ml telazol IM microchip scan negative intact male approximately 3 yrs old EEN: WNL mild dental tartar, gingivitis 10lbs; BCS: 3.5/5, a little overweight clean hair coat FeLV/FIV test: negative gave nail trim
10/12/2016 RE-EXAM (LAST MAJOR EXAM)
Medical rating 3 C – MAJOR CONDITIONS , behavior rating EXPERIENCE
URI NOTED ON ROUNDS QAR. MUCOID NASAL DISCHARGE, SNEEZE MARKS A: URI P: REC DOXYCYCLINE 1ML PO Q24 X 10 DAYS. CONTINUE TO MONITOR WHILE AT BACC EXCELLENT PROGNOSIS
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