KIKI – A1017723
Safe - 4-5-2017 Brooklyn Rescue: CT Cat Connection Please honor your pledges: www.ctcatconnection.org
***SAFE 04/05/17*** KIKI WAS RETURNED AND NEEDS YOU TONIGHT TO SAVE HER LIFE! During her time here at BACC, Kiki has gone from allowing no handling to seeking out brief pets and some attention! She can be timid initially and takes some extra time warming up to people and new environments, but with some understanding and the ability to adjust at her own pace, this pretty girl is sweet as can be! She would be happiest in an experienced, adult-only home who can recognize when she starts becoming over-stimulated and lets her explore at her own pace.
My name is KIKI. My Animal ID # is A1017723. – P
I am a spayed female calico domestic sh mix. The shelter thinks I am about 2 YEARS old.
I came in the shelter as a OWNER SUR on 03/28/2017 from NY 11208, owner surrender reason stated was CHILDCONFL.
04/04/2017 AT RISK MEMO
Kiki A1017723 was placed At Risk for Behavior
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
03/29/2017 Exam Type VACCINATE – Medical Rating is 1 – NORMAL , Behavior Rating is NONE, Weight 10.5 LBS.
Date: 3/29/17 Feline FVRCP Product Name: Nobivac Serial Number 02061287B Location of Vaccination: RFL Revaccination Date: 4/12/17 Rabies Product Name: Novibac Serial Number 170034 Location of Vaccination: RHL Revaccination Date: 3/29/18 Veterinarian: Dr. Yomtovian 0.5cc Pyrantel PO Advantage II applied FELV/FIV negative
03/28/2017 PET PROFILE MEMO
03/28/17 20:35 Kiki is a 2 year old Spayed Calico DSH mix; she came to her family’s home from ACC, 2 year ago and is being surrender to Kiki Behavior concerns towards the children in the home. She has no known health issues or injures. She has no bite history. Around strangers Kiki is shy and hides under the table. She has lived with children of ages 9 and 11 years old around the children she is tolerant but does not like being picked up; she struggles out of the hold and will sometimes scratch. She has lived in a home with a Yorkie and growls or swats whenever he tries to approach her. Kiki does scratch whenever some tries to pick her up, and she likes to scratch furniture. She isn’t bothered when being bath and while struggle to go into the carrier. Kiki was described as friendly and mellow. She likes playing with squeaky toys and is free feed dry food of the Meow mix brand. She is litter box trained and uses a uncovered litter box with clumping litter. Kiki has a vertical scratching post made of rough rope. Upon intake Kiki was slightly timid she slowing came out of the carrier. She allowed the counselor to collar and take a photo, however bedding was used to place her in the carrier.
No Web Memo
03/31/2017 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – EXPNOCHILD
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
KNOWN HISTORY: Lived Indoors Previously lived with: Adults, children ages 9 & 11yrs old and a Yorkie Behavior toward strangers: Runs and hides under the table Behavior toward children: Tolerant but does not like being picked up; she struggles out of the hold and will sometimes scratch. Behavior toward cats: Unknown Behavior toward dogs: Growls or swats whenever he tries to approach her. Bite or Scratch history: Scratches when attempting to pick her up. Litter box training: Yes Energy level/descriptors: Friendly and mellow Other notes: She struggles when placed in a carrier and likes to scratch at the furniture. Has a vertical scratching post made of rough rope. MEDICAL BEHAVIOR: Required towel to restrain; timid EVALUATION: Cage Condition: Cage is neat 03/29/17 Tense by the back with her ears tilted sideways, alert. Looks around with wide and dilated eyes, seems wary of surroundings. Will hiss and whine when spoken to. Hisses when hand is extended, but will push her head forward to sniff. Doesn’t seem ready for interaction just yet and will continue to growl and whine. Sprayed feliway and offered catnip toy, which she enjoyed, but would grumble here and there. 03/30/17 Very vocal. Growling & stress meowing when you walk by. Approaches me when I call her name. She’s a little skittish & hisses when the door opens. Moves away but comes back when spoken to softly. Curious, sniffs hand the paces back and forth. Rolls over on her side and rubs against the cage furnishings. Allows petting on head with a gentle approach. Seems very sensitive and can only handle a few pets before getting agitated. 03/31/17 Whining and grumbling from behind cage cover when you walk by her. Hisses and reaches out trying to swat when opening the kennel door. Displaying conflicted behaviors. Starts rolling around and rubs against the cage furnishings. Accepts petting very briefly before getting agitated. Tail thrashes, hisses then swats (no claws). Low growls/ whines throughout entire interaction, not comfortable with a lot of attention. Seems to be reacting to the other loud cats around her. Sprayed feliway. ACTIVITY LEVEL: Energetic VOCAL: Talkative CHARACTER TYPE: Insistent
POTENTIAL CHALLENGES: Fearful – Kiki has displayed fearful behavior during their stay in the care center and has displayed distance-increasing behavior with extended handling. Fear aggression can occur when a cat perceives a threat and may escalate if they cannot escape. A fearful cat will feel more relaxed when given options, so provide her with the chance to move closer, investigate, or interact with you. Be sure to offer incentive such as treats or play time whenever the cat makes a small positive step. Please speak to an adoption counselor for additional information on methods to desensitize your cat to their fear stimulus. Uncomfortable with pick up – Kiki’s previous owners reported that she doesn’t like being picked up and will scratch when attempting to do so. Please keep in mind there are many reasons why a cat may be uncomfortable with this type of handling and that this may not necessarily translate into a home environment. We recommend any future home with children be counseled in respecting the cat’s space and for the family to use care when picking him/her up, especially while s/he is still adjusting to his/her new home. RECOMMENDATIONS: Experienced, adult home only – Kiki tolerates attention and petting but may be fearful or stressed in the shelter, and may be intimidated by small children. She may be a little more independent, and may need time to warm up to her new home. She may have some behavioral issues that will need to be addressed in the home. Due to the behaviors seen in the care center, we feel that this cat will do best in an experienced, adult only home who understands this cat may need time to warm up to her new home and family at her own pace.
GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION
No Group Behavior Summary
03/29/2017 DVM INTAKE PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 1 – NORMAL , behavior rating was NONE
3-29-17 2y 7mo O surrender MIC implanted 2014 Female Spayed History – O surrender Subjective – BAR-H Observed Behavior – Required towel to restrain; timid; Evidence of Cruelty seen – None Evidence of Trauma seen – None Objective 3/5 BCS EENT: Eyes clear, ears clean, no nasal discharge noted Oral Exam: NAD H/L: NSR, NMA, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupnic ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated U/G: Spayed MSI: Ambulatory x 4, skin free of parasites, no masses noted, healthy hair coat CNS: mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities Rectal: Not performed Assessment – Patient appears to be in good health Plan – Intake;
No RE-EXAM or CAGE-EXAM found
No detailed description for a visit type RE-EXAM or CAGE-EXAM found!
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