KITTY – A0819373
Safe - 2-23-2017 Manhattan Rescue: Feline Rescue of SI Please honor your pledges: http://felinerescueofstatenisland.org/donation/
***SAFE 02/23/17*** KITTY WAS ORIGINALLY ADOPTED FROM THE ACC AND WAS RELAXED AND AFFECTIONATE AND GOOD WITH KIDS – BUT OWNER RETURNED HIM FOR “NO TIME”. KITTY IS ALREADY NEUTERED, AND NEEDS SOME FOLLOW UP DENTAL CARE – A CHUNKY 18 LBS!!
My name is KITTY. My Animal ID # is A0819373. – P
I am a neutered male brn tabby domestic sh. The shelter thinks I am about 7 YEARS old.
I came in the shelter as a OWNER SUR on 02/12/2017 from NY 10029, owner surrender reason stated was NO TIME.
02/18/2017 AT RISK MEMO
Kitty is at risk due to behavior. Her behavior has not improved despite enrichment efforts.
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
02/12/2017 Exam Type VACCINATE – Medical Rating is 2 NC – MINOR CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, Behavior Rating is NONE, Weight 18.6 LBS.
01/30/2017 PET PROFILE MEMO
01/30/17 18:47 Kitty is friendly and outgoing towards strangers and usually enjoys sniffing them out before going about his own business. He’s spent time around young kids (ages 8 and 10) and is relaxed and affectionate with them. He plays gently with both adults and children but has never spent time around dogs or other cats so it’s unknown how he would react around them. He has never bitten another animal or human. Kitty has never been in any sort of transportation such as train or car so it’s unknown how he would react. He’s never gotten a bath or been brushed and usually cleans himself up pretty well according to his owner. He isn’t bothered when it’s time to get his nails clipped and loves being petted. He doesn’t mind being picked up and held or being placed into a carrier and will just look up when awoken from his slumber. Kitty’s owner describes him as friendly, affectionate, and playful. He has a medium activity level but when he’s ready to play enjoys balls, string, stuffed toys, catnip, and laser pointers. When his owner is home, he follows her around. Kitty’s owner loves how he is never aggressive and loves playing with his toys. He’s kept indoors only and usually sleeps on the carpet or owner’s bed. He’s completely litterbox trained and only goes in his uncovered litterbox full of crystal/clumping litter. He has a vertical scratching post made out of carpet that he loves to scratch on and will sometimes scratch on the carpet on the floor to stretch out in the morning. Kitty eats Meow Mix hairball control, about two big handfuls, twice a day. His favorite treat is tuna fish.
No Web Memo
02/15/2017 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – EXPERIENCE
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
KNOWN HISTORY: Indoor and/or Outdoor? Indoor Previously lived with: Adults and children ages 8 and 10 Behavior toward children: Relaxed and affectionate Behavior toward strangers: Friendly and outgoing, usually enjoys sniffing them out before going about his own business. Behavior toward cats or dogs: Unknown Bite or Scratch history: None Litter box training: Yes, uses an uncovered litter box full of crystal/clumping litter. Energy level/descriptors: Kitty’s owner describes him as friendly, affectionate, and playful. He has a medium activity level but when he’s ready to play enjoys balls, string, stuffed toys, catnip, and laser pointers. Other notes: He isn’t bothered when it’s time to get his nails clipped and loves being petted. He doesn’t mind being picked up and held or being placed into a carrier and will just look up when awoken from his slumber. EVALUATION: Cage Condition: No change Reaction to assessor: Cat hiding under blanket Reaction when softly spoken to: Kitty continued to hide Reaction to cage door opening: Remained motionless and did not respond Reaction to touch: Allowed assess-a-hand on head and body. Very guarded when touched with hands Reaction to being picked up: Would not allow pick up, crouched and tucked in body ENRICHMENT NOTES: 2/13/17 In cubby, behind litter box, face pressed into corner. No response to door opening, or being pet. Eventually turned head to look over shoulder, eyes dilated. Continued to be completely immobile while touched, turned back around. 2/14/17 In cubby, behind litter box, but facing forward today. Eyes dilated, head down, seems depressed. Allowed and slightly leaned into pets, some lip licking, wouldn’t come forward. ACTIVITY LEVEL: Mellow VOCAL: Quiet CHARACTER TYPE: Shy POTENTIAL CHALLENGES: _x_ Fearful – Kitty has displayed fearful behavior during their stay in the care center. A fearful cat will feel more relaxed when given options, so provide him/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. RECOMMENDATIONS: _x_ Experienced cat parent – Kitty tolerates attention and petting but may be fearful or stressed in the shelter. He may need time to warm up to his new home. We recommend that this cat go to a home with experienced cat parents.
GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION
No Group Behavior Summary
02/12/2017 INITIAL PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 2 NC – MINOR CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, behavior rating was NONE
2/12/17 Sex: Male neutered Scan: Positive Estimated age: 7 years per our previous record/estimation Fleas: No flea dirt. S: Calm, lazily looks around, allows all handling O: BAR-H, BCS 7-8/9, MMs pink and moist EENT: No discharge OU, AU, nose. Moderate tartar and gingivitis. PLNs: Not enlarged. H/L: NSR, NMA. Eupnic, quiet lung sounds. Abd: Soft, no pain on palpation, no masses palpated M/S/I: Amb x4. No skin lesions noted. UG: Male neutered A: Overweight, moderate dental disease Short-term prognosis: Good P: 1. Recommend weight loss of 3-5 lbs 2. Recommend dental cleaning with dental X-rays, extractions may be needed 1088
08/30/2009 RE-EXAM (LAST MAJOR EXAM)
Medical rating 1 – NORMAL , behavior rating NO CONCERN
SCAN NEGATIVE BRIGHT, ALERT, RESPONSIVE, HYDRATED PHYSICAL EXAM-WITHIN NORMAL LIMITS
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