MAGGIE – A1081360
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Maggie was brought to us because her owner is allergic. She is a sweet, petite little girl that craves attention.
STATEN ISLAND CENTER
MAGGIE – A1081360
SPAYED FEMALE, CALICO, DOMESTIC SH MIX,13 yrs
OWNER SUR – AVAILABLE, NO HOLD Reason ALLERGIES
Intake condition GERIATRIC Intake Date 07/15/2016, From NY 10310, DueOut Date 07/18/2016,
Medical Behavior Evaluation GREEN
Medical Summary Scan negative BARH AMBx4 Friendly,allowed handling Spayed~13yrs slightly cloudy eyes mild gingivitis/.tartar Underweight H:WNL L:WNL No fleas seen Nosf
slightly cloudy eyes
No fleas seen
S: geriatric exam, underweight, check for spay scar
moderate/severe dental calc
mildly decreased skin turgor
no murmur, regular rhythm
lungs clear and eupneic
abdomen- snp, no masses palpated
no spay scar seen
Maggie is a 13 year old spayed Calico DSH that has no past or current medical issues that the owner is aware of. Owner has had Maggie for 6 years from a previous owner who had her for 7 years.
According to the owner, around strangers Maggie can be friendly and outgoing . Around adults, Maggie is gentle, and relaxed. Around children, Maggie is respectful and relaxed. She has never bitten a person or another animal before.
Previous owners stated that Maggie does not have any behavioral or litterbox issues. Owner did not bath Maggie but did put some caps on her nails, so it is unknown how she would react to these grooming agents. Maggie isn’t bothered by having her coat brushed. Maggie allows being picked up and held but only for a short period of time, she will attempt to struggle free when she has had enough. Maggie was nervous in a carrier and she meows during the car ride.
For a New Family to Know:
Maggie is described as friendly, mellow, shy, and independent with a low activity level. Her favorite activities is sleeping and relaxing according to the owner. When in the home, Maggie is would sometimes follow you around if she wants attention and other times she would just be in her favorite spots. She would do best in a family with children according to the owner. She was kept indoors and is litter box trained. Maggie used a litter box and clumping litter. The owner mentioned she is a picky eater but did not name any brands.
Maggie came to the shelter surrendered by an owner who described her as mellow and shy and notes that she socialized well with children in the home.
Reaction to assessor: Maggie is sitting in her cubby, neutral.
Reaction when softly spoken to: Maggie looks at assessor.
Reaction to cage door opening: Maggie remains neutral.
Reaction to touch: Maggie leans into petting, softens and relaxed.
Reaction to pick up: Maggie vocalizes, tense during this type of handling.
Placement Determination: Average
Maggie does not approach the assessor, but appreciates petting and tolerates handling. Maggie is exhibiting behavior suited to average cat parents.
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