JOKER – A0772454
Safe - 8-13-2016 Staten Island Rescue: Mary's Kitty Korner Please honor your pledges: http://www.maryskittykorner.org/
***SAFE 08/13/16*** JOKER WAS RETURNED TO THE VERY PLACE HE WAS ADOPTED FROM BECAUSE THE OWNERS MOVED AND DIDN’T TAKE JOKER ALONG! The 8 year old, NEUTERED guy was around 3 kids and cats with no problems with behavior. Yet , returned after almost 8 years and of course this guy is gonna be a little…no… make that A LOT TICKED OFF!!! Now, he’s going to need the help of a RESCUE but needs YOU to FOSTER or ADOPT as well! PLEASE, CONTACT a New Hope rescue on JOKER’S BEHALF! THEY NAMED HIM JOKER. ARE THEY JOKING? THE JOKE WILL BE ON THE ACC WHEN AND IF THIS GUY IS SAVED!
Staten Island Center
My name is JOKER. My Animal ID # is A0772454.
I am a neutered male br tiger and black domestic sh mix. The shelter thinks I am about 8 YEARS old.
I came in the shelter as a OWNER SUR on 08/08/2016 from NY 10307, owner surrender reason stated was MOVE2PRIVA.
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
08/10/2016 Exam Type VACCINATE – Medical Rating is 2 NC – MINOR CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, Behavior Rating is NONE, Weight 10.8 LBS.
No Final Exam
08/09/2016 PET PROFILE MEMO
08/09/16 15:51 Basic Information: Joker is an 8 year old neutered Brown Tiger DSH that has no past or current medical issues that the owner is aware of. Owner has had Joker since he was a kitten. Socialization: According to the owner, around strangers Joker can be shy for a few minutes. Around adult and children, Joker plays in an exuberant manner. He has been around 3 children in the previous owner’s home and was relaxed and affectionate towards them. He has been around cats and his behavior is gentle and tolerable. He has never bitten a person or another animal before. Behavior: Previous owners stated that Joker does not have any behavioral or litterbox issues. Owner did not bath Joker ‘s unknown how he would react to these grooming agents. Joker does hiss when having his nails trimmed, being brushed or being held. Joker has never been put into a carrier or disturbed when sleeping so it is unknown how he would react. For a New Family to Know: Joker is described as mellow cat with a medium activity level. When in the home, Joker would sometimes be in his favorite spots, or stay hidden. Joker slept a lot in his cat bed. He does play with string and ball toys. He was kept indoors and is litter box trained. Joker used a hooded litter box with crystals litter. He was fed Friskies dry food. Joker sometimes scratched the furniture, drapes or his scratching post that was made of fabric.
No Web Memo
08/11/2016 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – NH ONLY
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
Joker came to the shelter surrendered by an owner who describes him as mellow cat with a medium activity level. When in the home, Joker would sometimes be in his favorite spots, or stay hidden. Joker slept a lot in his cat bed. He does play with string and ball toys. He was kept indoors and is litter box trained. Reaction to assessor: Joker hisses and screams. Reaction when softly spoken to: Joker continues to scream and hiss. Reaction to cage door opening: Joker hisses. Reaction to touch: Joker hisses and strikes at the assessor. Placement Determination: New Hope Only Joker appears fearful of the assessor and does not allow handling. Joker is exhibiting behavior suited to New Hope Partners.
GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION
No Group Behavior Summary
08/08/2016 INITIAL PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 2 NC – MINOR CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, behavior rating was NONE
limited PE due to behavior strikes, will flee – used net for exam microchip scan negative neutered male approximately 8 yrs old bright, alert, responsive no ocular or nasal discharge 10.75lbs; BCS: 4/5, overweight well groomed hair coat
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