KIYU – A1124733
Safe - 9-21-2017 Brooklyn Rescue: Staten Island Hope Please honor your pledges: http://www.statenislandhopeanimalrescue.org/
**SAFE 09/21/2017** KIYU is a KITTEN who was gifted to someone that probably didn’t want her in the first place, and who definitely bailed on her under the pretense of “moving.” Kiyu has endured a lot of change in her short life, and that fright is reflected in a NEW HOPE ONLY rating. This is a GOOD GIRL who just needs a chance! Message [email protected] if YOU can foster/adopt KIYU, TONIGHT!
My name is KIYU. My Animal ID # is A1124733.
I am a spayed female brn tabby and white domestic sh mix. The shelter thinks I am about 1 YEAR
I came in the shelter as a OWNER SUR on 09/07/2017 from NY 11208, owner surrender reason stated was MOVE2PRIVA.
09/13/2017 AT RISK MEMO
Kiyu A1124733 – New Hope Only behavior determination. While described by her previous owner as friendly and affectionate, Kiyu is not adjusting well to the shelter environment, avoiding interaction (trying to flee, leaning away, flattening body) and escalating to warning swats during one interaction.
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
09/12/2017 Exam Type PRE/POST S/N – Medical Rating is 1 – NORMAL , Behavior Rating is NONE, Weight 6.6 LBS.
Pre-surgical exam, anesthesia, and surgery performed by ASPCA. Green linear tattoo placed on ventral abdomen.
09/07/2017 PET PROFILE MEMO
09/07/17 19:04 Kiyu is a small brown and white tabby. She was given to the owner as a gift and she has had her for around 7 months. She is being surrendered due to moving to a private apartment. She has no injures or health problems that the owner is aware of. She has not seen a vet. Around strangers, she is a bit shy and prefers to watch strangers. She has not been around children, cats, or dogs so her behavior is unknown. She was not bitten a person or another animal. The owner states she does scratch on her wooden chair and walls and stated she does have a scratching post, however, she has outgrown it. Owner stated no litter box issues. The owner has not given her a bath, brushed her, or trimmed her nails. Kiyu is described as a friendly and affectionate cat with a high activity level. She was given both wet and dry food. She was provided with an open litter box with clumping clay.
No Web Memo
09/13/2017 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – NH ONLY
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
KNOWN HISTORY: Lived Indoors Previously lived with: Adults Behavior toward strangers: Shy Behavior toward children: Unknown Behavior toward cats: Unknown Behavior toward dogs: Unknown Bite or Scratch history: None Litter box training: Yes Energy level/descriptors: Friendly and affectionate cat with a high activity level. MEDICAL BEHAVIOR: Nervous and tries to flee. Was netted for PE and hissed but did not try to bite ENRICHMENT NOTES: 09/10/17 Hunched over on top of kuranda bed, ears flattened and body tense. Hisses and strikes when the bear-claw reaches towards her. Frantic movements – jumps down and tries to find a direction to flee towards, hissing and swatting when I reach forward again. 09/11/17 Lying in litter box, body tense and ears are completely flattened. She makes eye contact and hisses over and over again as the bear-claw reaches towards her. She gives the claw two quick swats before it can touch her. Not interested in further interaction at the moment. 09/13/17 Tense and wary, hiding underneath the bogus paper. Skittish, shifts around underneath when I tried coaxing her forward. Not open to interacting, very fearful. She hisses, swats then quickly shifts away and hides on the other side of the double kennel. Low body posture, flat ears and tail tucked under her body. Not interested in treats. ACTIVITY LEVEL: Laid back VOCAL: Quiet CHARACTER TYPE: Independent POTENTIAL CHALLENGES: Fearful – Kiyu 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. RECOMMENDATIONS: Placement with a New Hope partner – is displaying behaviors that preclude placement in the adoptions room and may require further investigation before placement in a home. She has tried to swat, is extremely fearful in the shelter environment and does not currently tolerate petting or handling. The behavior department feels that placement with a New Hope Partner is the best option at this time
GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION
No Group Behavior Summary
09/08/2017 DVM INTAKE PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 1 – NORMAL , behavior rating was NONE
DVM Intake Exam Estimated age: ~ 1 year Microchip noted on Intake? negative History : o/s Subjective: BARH Observed Behavior – Nervous and tries to flee. Was netted for PE and hissed but did not try to bite Evidence of Cruelty seen – no Evidence of Trauma seen – no Objective P = wnl R = eupneic BCS 5/9 EENT: Eyes clear, ears clean, no nasal discharge Oral Exam: clean adult dentition, no oral ulcers noted PLN: No enlargements noted H/L: NSR, NMA, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupneic ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated U/G: FI, no vulvar d/c, no MGTs MSI: Ambulatory x 4, skin free of parasites, no masses noted, healthy hair coat CNS: mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities Assessment: Apparently healthy Plan: Continue to monitor while at BACC Prognosis: excellent SURGERY: ok to schedule for surgery
09/11/2017 RE-EXAM (LAST MAJOR EXAM)
Medical rating 1 – NORMAL ,
Pre-surgery exam S/O: BARH. Active, did not tolerate exam-had to be netted No c/s/v/d. WILL FLEE EENT: Pink mm, eyes clear, no ocular or nasal discharge, ears wnl ORAL: adult dentition HL: NMA, RR, Lungs C&E INTEG: GHC, no ectos seen MS: Ambulatory x 4 UG: FI, no vulvar d/c, no MGTs A: Apparently healthy P: Continue to monitor while at BACC. OK for surgery tomorrow Excellent prognosis
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