LEO – A0906577
Safe - 5-25-2016 Brooklyn Rescue: Staten Island Hope Please honor your pledges: http://www.statenislandhoperescue.org/
***SAFE 05/25/16*** LEO IS A 5 YEAR OLD HEALTHY CAT WHO LOVES TO BE HELD LIKE A BABY AND CUDDLED – YET OWNER DUMPS HIM AND NOW HE WILL DIE AT NOON TUESDAY! LEO’s owner gave the vague excuse that he was dumped for “behavior” in the home. LEO lived with this person since kittenhood. Yet this same owner goes on to say how LEO likes to follow him around, be cuddled, and is relaxed and affectionate. He even allows this person to trim his nails with no problem! LEO was recently diagnosed with a “narrow urinary tract” and was treated by a vet. (not feeling well can affect a cat’s behavior) Yet this owner after raving about how loving his cat in- states that LEO “attacks people”. We cannot believe that LEO is a ferocious cat and deserves to die on a cold steel table. Cats can scratch for many reasons and this owner may not be telling the entire story. LEO needs someone who will give him the benefit of the doubt and a chance to have a furever home. LEO most likely will need a follow up vet visit to determine if his behavior has been caused by a medical condition. GIVE THIS FIVE YEAR OLD BOY A CHANCE TONIGHT BY CONTACTING A RESCUE GROUP TO PULL HIM TO SAFETY.
My name is LEO. My Animal ID # is A0906577.
I am a neutered male brn tabby and white domestic sh. The shelter thinks I am about 5 YEARS old.
I came in the shelter as a OWNER SUR on 05/14/2016 from NY 11203, owner surrender reason stated was ATT PEOPLE.
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
05/16/2016 Exam Type VACCINATE – Medical Rating is 1 – NORMAL , Behavior Rating is NONE, Weight 11.5 LBS.
1.1 ccs pyrantel given in food
05/14/2016 PET PROFILE MEMO
05/14/16 20:28 Leo is a five year old brown tabby, he was surrendered by his owner due to behaviors he has been displaying in the home. He is described as affectionate, friendly, and playful. He was diagnoised with a narrow urinary tract and was treated by a vet. He was adopted from ACC and was with his owner since he was a kitten. Leo is shy for the first few minutes when he meets new people but warms up and is friendly. He engages in gentle play. He has lived with four adults and is described as relaxed and affectionate. He has not been around small children, other cats or dogs. Leo often scratches people and owner stated he will swat with his nails out. He had litterbox accidents rarely due to a medical issue. Owner took Leo to the vet where he was diagnoised with a narrow urinary tract and was placed on a special diet. Leo was not bathed or brushed by owner. Leo is not bothered when his nails are trimmed or when he is held. He is fearful when placed in a carrier and will struggle. He is not bothered when he is disturbed while sleeping. Leo’s activity level is described as medium to high. He likes to cuddle and owner stated he loves to be held like a baby. When home he tends to follow his owner around. He likes to play with straws and string toys. He eats only wet food Purina brand and is fed three times a day. He is litterbox trained and uses a hooded litterbox and clay litter. He had a vertical fabric scratching post and owner stated he would also scratch at the furniture in the home. Upon intake Leo was tense but allowed all handling. Counselor was able to collar, scan(positive) and photograph.
No Web Memo
05/22/2016 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – EXPNOCHILD
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
As per previous owners, Leo is shy at first then warms up quickly when he meets stranger. He was relaxed and affectionate with the four adults he lived with and has never been introduced to children, other cats and dogs. Leo often scratches people, swats with his nails out and has litter box accidents rarely due to a narrow urinary tract. He likes to cuddle with his owners and be held like a baby.The enrichment facilitator has been monitoring Leo and reports that he was defensive with flat ears and would hiss when attempting to make contact. He didn’t allow any handling when he first arrived but slowly warmed up to contact. Now he stays near the front and is more social, allowing petting all over his body. Reaction to assessor: Leo is alert with wide eyes at the front of the kennel. Reaction when softly spoken to: Leo looks out of the kennel and is wary of his surroundings. Reaction to cage door opening: Leo is calm and relaxed. Reaction to touch: Leo sniffs the assessor’s hand and allows petting all over. His tail rises and he is constantly pauses to look out of the kennel. He appreciates attention and has a soft body when pet. Reaction to being picked up: Leo lowers his body, becomes very tense then hisses when attempting to pick him up. He doesn’t allow being handled then stays at the back of then kennel. Behavior Determination: Experience No Child Leo tolerates attention and petting but may be fearful or stressed in the shelter, and may be intimidated by small children. He may be a little more independent, and may need time to warm up to his new home. Due to the behaviors seen in the care center, we feel that this cat will do best in a calm, quiet home with experienced cat parents and without children.
GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION
No Group Behavior Summary
05/15/2016 INITIAL PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 1 – NORMAL , behavior rating was NONE
0.1 ml Telazol used for sedation Microchip: Positive # 985121011019411 Sex: Neutered male Age~ Approx- 5 yrs BARH AMBX4 Eyes: Clear / wnl Ears: Clean/ wnl Nose: Clear / wnl Teeth: Mild to moderate dental tartar BCS: 3 Skin: APH / WNL Hair Coat: WNL Any injuries: None seen Behavior: Hissing, growling, try to bite and attempt to flee Medication: None NOSF
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