FLUFFY – A1067261
Safe - 3-23-2016 Brooklyn Rescue: Feline Rescue of SI Please honor your pledges: http://felinerescueofstatenisland.org/donation/
***SAFE 03/23/16*** NEW HOPE NEEDED for FLUFFY, a fearful fellow who was very attached to his former owner. Please read his surrender notes; this shy neutered guy thrives on attention, but likes his independence as well. He was finally brought to the shelter for having supposedly bitten one of his owners, and a person wonders if his personality was just not an awesome fit for those folks. Fluffy needs a NEW HOPE RESCUE group to pull him to safety, and the rescue group will need a quiet, understanding foster/adopter who is willing to let Fluffy warm up to them on his own terms. That shouldn’t be too much to ask for, but that solution MUST be found tonight!
My name is FLUFFY. My Animal ID # is A1067261.
I am a neutered male black and white domestic sh mix. The shelter thinks I am about 6 YEARS old.
I came in the shelter as a STRAY on 03/10/2016 from NY 11106, owner surrender reason stated was BITEPEOPLE.
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
03/11/2016 Exam Type VACCINATE – Medical Rating is 2 NC – MINOR CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, Behavior Rating is NONE, Weight 14.2 LBS.
applied frontline topically 1.4 cc pyrantel given orally
03/10/2016 PET PROFILE MEMO
03/10/16 15:14 Basic information Fluffy is a 6 year old male black and white domestic short hair with no known medical conditions. Owners have had Fluffy for 6 years and are surrendering because of Fluffy biting people. Socialization Fluffy has not lived with children dogs or other cats and behavior is not known for interacting with them. Around strangers Fluffy is distant and if they try to pet him he will swat and try to bite. Behavior Fluffy will swat and try to bite when attempting to trim his nails or give him a bath. Fluffy only allows Owner to pick him up and hold him. Fluffy struggles when being placed in a carrier and gets started when disturbed while sleeping. For the new family to know Fluffy was described as shy independent and aggressive with a medium activity level. Fluffy enjoys playing with balls and strings that are hanging in the air. Fluffy is litter box trained and uses clumping litter in an uncovered litter box. Fluffy eats 9 lives dry food twice a day. Fluffy had a vertical scratching post mad of carpet that he liked to use. Behavior during intake During intake Fluffy was very tense and did not allow any handling.
No Web Memo
03/21/2016 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – EXPNOCHILD
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
As per previous owner, Fluffy has not lived with children, dogs or other cats. He is described as being shy, independent and aggressive with a medium activity level. Fluffy likes his vertical scratching post made of carpet and playing with wand toys. The enrichment facilitator has monitored Fluffy and reports that he is calm, relaxed and appreciative of attention. He is wary of his environments and allows all handling. Please note that Fluffy has a known history of aggressive behavioral issues that need to be addressed. Reaction to assessor: Fluffy makes eye contact at the front and reaches out with paws. Reaction when softly spoken to: Fluffy remains at the front with a soft body and tail lowered. Reaction to cage door opening: Fluffy is calm and relaxed. Reaction to touch: Fluffy rubs up against the assessor’s hand with his tail up. He allows petting all over and solicits attention. When pet his tail starts to flicker and ears will bend flat momentarily but he doesn’t get over aroused. Reaction to being picked up: Fluffy is calm, relaxed and has a soft body when held. Please note that Fluffy has a known history of aggressive behavior. According to the previous owners Fluffy has attacked many times over the years when people try and interact with him. Around strangers he is distant and will swat and try to bite if they pet him. Behavior Determination: Experience No Child Inside the care center Fluffy interacts with the assessor, appreciates attention, is easy to handle and tolerates all petting. Due to previous incidents and the information provided by the previous owners, we feel that this cat will do best in a calm, quiet home with experienced cat parents and without children.
GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION
No Group Behavior Summary
03/11/2016 INITIAL PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 2 NC – MINOR CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, behavior rating was NONE
scan negative sex: male -Neutered age : approximately 6 yrs BARH Ear and nose is clear eyes:little cloudy teeth : mild staining and tartar ear mites negative flea negative overweight nervous,growling,try to bite ambx4 NOSF
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