MICKEY – A1072643
Safe - 5-10-2016 Brooklyn Rescue: Feline Rescue of SI Please honor your pledges: http://felinerescueofstatenisland.org/donation/
**SAFE 05/10/16** NSAL AND ACC FAIL! Meet MICKEY, a terrified NEUTERED boy who was abandoned by a former owner who decided they were “allergic” to him, back on May 5th. A scan of Mickey’s shelter notes reveals what’s likely to be the real issue that person was “allergic” to: Mickey is said to have some urinary issues and that person probably didn’t want to deal with it. NSAL is famous for not taking their former pets back and the ACC, being an open-admission kill factory, is famous for making cats go away forever. Interesting to note that the former owner is supposed to have gotten Mickey in 2009, but the ACC (in it’s infinite wisdom) did the math and decided this cat was one year old. Nothing adds up right for MICKEY, and that has got to change right now! Please find a foster/adopter who will work with a NEW HOPE RESCUE to save MICKEY, tonight!
My name is MICKEY. My Animal ID # is A1072643.
I am a neutered male 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 05/05/2016 from NY 11436, owner surrender reason stated was ALLERGIES.
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
05/06/2016 Exam Type VACCINATE – Medical Rating is 3 NC – MAJOR CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, Behavior Rating is NONE, Weight 14.4 LBS.
12:41pm – gave RV, FVRCP
05/05/2016 PET PROFILE MEMO
05/05/16 20:10 Mickey is a neutered brown tabby. He was adopted from NSAL and has been in owners care since 2009. He is being surrendered into our facility due to owner being allergic. He has had urinary problems according to owner. With stranger he is fearful and plays alone but when he does interact he is gentle. He has been around children and is fearful because the children play somewhat rough with him. He has no experience with being with other cats or dogs. There is no known history of him biting another animal or person. At times he hides in fear. When on car rides he cries and at times panics. He does have litter box accidents both pooping and peeing outside of the box this has been going on for 1 year to years. A vet has been seen for the issue; this occurs when he wants attention, food or water. He will hiss when his nails are being trimmed and getting a bath. He isn’t bothered when his coat is being brushed. When being picked up and held or being placed in a carrier he will hiss. Mickey is described as being fearful with a medium activity level. He enjoys waiting for his owners to come home and play with his toy balls or string. He was indoors only and would be in the same room with owner when home. He slept on a cushion and at both wet and dry food; he has a routine for 7am & 5pm. He is litter box trained using an uncovered box and he would scratch on carpet and smooth wood. Unable to collar and photograph due to growling when scanning (negative).
No Web Memo
05/08/2016 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – NH ONLY
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
As per previous owner, Mickey is fearful around children and has not been introduced to other cats or dogs. He’s been having litter box issues for about a year and has been seen by a veterinarian for this issue. This happens when he wants attention, food and water. He enjoys waiting for his owners to come home and loves playing with toy balls and string. Mickey would hiss when being picked up or when placed in a carrier. Reaction to assessor: Mickey was relaxed, layed out on his blanket. His ears perked up and makes eye contact with the assessor. Reaction when softly spoken to: Mickey lip licks then rolls over on his side. Reaction to cage door opening: Mickey remains neutral. Reaction to touch: Mickey tolerates petting on his head and leans in for attention. When touched along his body he whips around, hisses then tries to bite the assessor. Mickey’s previous owners report that he was eliminating (urinating and defecating) outside the litter box for about a year. Mickey was seen by a veterinarian and has no known medical issues. We advise potential adopters to be aware that this behavior may continue in a home environment, and that they be comfortable with management and modification techniques for this behavioral challenge. Behavior Determination: New Hope Only Mickey is displaying behaviors that preclude placement in the adoptions room and may require further investigation before placement in a home. He allows limited contact before trying to bite the assessor. 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
05/06/2016 INITIAL PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 3 NC – MAJOR CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, behavior rating was NONE
scan negative neutered male weight: 14.4lbs bright eyes clean ears – em negative clean coat – flea negative clean teeth overweight but able to walk around well overall body condition is good hissing, growling, swatting, attempting to bite – hiding towards the back of the cage – net needed in order to perform him exam BARH NOSF
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