HAZEL – 15597
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***SAFE 12/17/17***AFFECTIONATE SENIOR GAL NEEDS LOVING RETIREMENT HOME!!! VIDEO & NEW PHOTOS! Sweet Average Senior Girl Hazel is looking for a comfy home this Christmas @MACC. 14 year old Hazel is sweet and friendly. Her owner dumped her at the shelter for litterbox issues rather than taking to a vet. Hazel is a bit dehydrated, has a corneal ulcer on her eye and needs medical eval for a thyroid slip. Please give this sweet senior a chance for a retirement home! ONLY HAS TONIGHT. ONLY HAS YOU. MUST BE RESERVED BY NOON TOMORROW!!!
Hello, my name is Hazel. My animal id is #15597. I am a desexed female white cat at the Manhattan Animal Care Center. The shelter thinks I am about 14 years old. – P
I came into the shelter as a owner surrender on 07-Dec-2017, with the surrender reason stated as person circumstance- cannot afford to care for.
Original Location: 10019
Hazel is at risk for medical reasons. Hazel is a geriatric lady with hyperthryoidism. Behaviorally, we have no concerns for Hazel, who we believe would be suitable for most homes.
My medical notes are…
Weight: 10.24 lbs
Details on my behavior are…
Behavior Condition: 1. Green
KNOWN HISTORY:: Lived Indoors Previously lived with: 2 Adults Behavior toward strangers: She was shy around strangers. Behavior toward children: She was not around children. Behavior toward cats: She was not around other cats. Behavior toward dogs: She was not around other dogs. Bite or Scratch history: She did not have a bite history. Litter box training: Hazel is urinating and defecating outside the litter box. The client believes that the problem is due to her age.
MEDICAL BEHAVIOR:: Very sweet and friendly, no signs of aggression, well behaved for PE and medical handling
Cage Condition:: Cage is neat
Reaction to assessor:: Hazel is dozing in her cubby on approach.
Reaction when softly spoken to:: Hazel continues to sleep.
Reaction to cage door opening:: Hazel wakes up and lifts her head to look at the assessor, soft eyes and body.
Reaction to touch:: Hazel leans into the stroke and puts her head back down.
Reaction to being picked up:: Hazel walks calmly back into the cage.
ACTIVITY LEVEL:: Laid back
CHARACTER TYPE: : Calm,Sweet
POTENTIAL CHALLENGES:: Inappropriate elimination
Potential challenges comments:: Hazel’s previous owners report that she has recently begun eliminating outside the litter box. We are unaware of what, if any, modifications steps were taken to try and address this behavior in the home, so we cannot be sure what the trigger may have been or if this behavior may continue in a future home. However, we recommend that potential adopters be comfortable with management and modification techniques for elimination outside the litter box should this behavior continue in a home environment.
BEHAVIOR DETERMINATION: : Average
Behavior Asilomar: H – Healthy
BEHAVIOR SUMMARY:: Hazel interacts with the observer, appreciates attention, is easy to handle and tolerates all petting. This cat is showing behavior appropriate for new or experienced cat parents.
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