JACK – 16722
Safe - 12-31-2017 Staten Island
SAFE 12/31/17 Jack was surrendered because his owner developed allergies. He was very stressed yesterday upon intake and seems to be doing a bit better today. He will need a patient foster to allow him to acclimate to his new home.
Staten Island Center
16722 – Jack – 3 yr neutered male
L V T Notes: 12:32 PM
Scan positive 985112003305081
Very nervous, attempted to bite/scratch, limited exam
This behavior note was written by the previous owner of this pet. Animal Care Centers of NYC provides this as a guide for optimal pet placement.
Please use these notes in conjunction with the information provided by NYCACC.
Animal ID: 16722
Animal Name: Jack
Breed: Domestic Short Hair
This animal came from:
Jack is a 3 and a half year old neutered male that has no previous or current medical issues that the owner is aware of. Owner has had Jack for 3 years but had to surrender due to allergies.
Previously lived with:
How is this cat around strangers?
Around strangers, Jack will hiss and try to hide. Owner stated that it depends on the person who is around him on how fast he will become comfortable with that person.
How is this cat around children?
Owner did not have any children in the home so behavior is unknown
How is this cat around other cats?
Owner did not have any dogs in the home so behavior is unknown
How is this cat around dogs?
Owner did not have another cat in the home so behavior is unknown
Owner has never tried to bathe Jack so behavior is unknown. When owner would try to trim Jack’s nails, he would struggle to run away, hiss, growl and try to nip the owner. Jack is not bothered by when the owner would pick him up and hold him, put him into a carrier or if someone disturbed him while he was sleeping.
Jack does not have a bite history
For a New Family to Know
Jack is described as friendly, affectionate,playful, assertive, fearful around new people and talkative. He has a medium activity level and likes to play with tunnels, string toys and wand toys. Jack was kept indoors only and is litter box trained. In the home, he used an uncovered litter box with clumping litter. Owner had a scratching post made of rough rope that Jack would like to use from time to time and would not scratch on any furniture.
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