MISS – A1092719
Safe - 10-17-2016 Brooklyn Rescue: Feline Rescue of SI Please honor your pledges: http://felinerescueofstatenisland.org/donation/
***SAFE 10/17/16*** PEOPLE NEED TO UNDERSTAND CATS BEFORE THEY GO DUMPING THEM! ANOTHER OWNER DUMP, DUE TO “HOUSE SOILING ISSUES.” Yet has not been seen by a vet. MISS is 12 years old and SPAYED, so it can very well be something as simple to cure as a UTI! There are other things that can cause this behavior that a competent vet can see and explain. But she was the previous owners cat since she was a kitten…and they DUMP her at 12 YEARS OLD without taking her to a vet!! An EXPERIENCED person with no kids is best for now, until she’s checked out by a vet and can then just be a cat again! Understanding an animal’s behavior is extremely important before one goes into ADOPTION or even FOSTERING… because cats being DUMPED for ignorance is NOT ACCEPTABLE!!!
My name is MISS. My Animal ID # is A1092719. – P
I am a spayed female black domestic sh mix. The shelter thinks I am about 12 YEARS old.
I came in the shelter as a OWNER SUR on 10/07/2016 from NY 11206, owner surrender reason stated was PERS PROB.
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
10/10/2016 Exam Type OBSERVATION – Medical Rating is 3 NC – MAJOR CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, Behavior Rating is NONE, Weight 17.0 LBS.
BARH Eating and drinking ok NSF
10/07/2016 PET PROFILE MEMO
10/07/16 20:33 BASIC INFORMATION Miss is an all-black Spayed DSH cat that is 12 years old. The owner had Miss when she was kitten as a gift. The owner is surrendering Miss due to soiling issues. Miss has no known illness. SOCIALIZATION Miss has never lived with children. She has only lived with one adult in the house. She keeps to herself when new people come over the house. She takes time warming up to new people. Miss has never lived with dog or cats. BEHAVIOR Miss allows minimal handling. She struggle getting baths, having her nails and being held for a long time. She rubs and hides. She has never has a bite history. But when she is fearful she runs and attempts to hide. She has soiling problems and urinates and defecates outside her uncover litter box (for 3 months). FOR NEW FAMILIES TO KNOW Miss is described as independent, aloof but sometimes affectionate. She approached the owner and rubs her head for attention. She enjoys being gently petted. She likes to play with mouse toys or stuffed toys. She chases them around the house. She loves to sleep and lounge around the house. BEHAVIOR DURING INTAKE Miss during intake was fractious, she hissed and growl during intake. She did not allow any handling.
No Web Memo
10/11/2016 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – EXPNOCHILD
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
As per previous owner, Miss has never been around children. She lived with one adult and normally keeps to herself when new people come over. Miss allows minimal handling and will struggle when having her nails trimmed or when held for a long time. Her owner reports she has been having litter box issues for the last 3 months and will urinate and defecate outside the litter box. Miss is described as independent, aloof, fearful and sometimes affectionate. She enjoys stuffed mouse toys and will playfully chase them around the house. Reaction to assessor: Miss was lying down at the front of the kennel looking out at her surroundings. Reaction when softly spoken to: Miss rolls over and lightly head butts the kennel door. Reaction to cage door opening: Miss is calm and relaxed. Reaction to touch: Miss slowly lifts her head up, sniffs the assessor’s hand and allows petting along her body. She rubs up then rolls over on her side and her tail starts to flicker the more you interact with her. When rubbed on her lower back she can become irritated and hisses then whips around quickly. Miss’s previous owner reports that she was eliminating (urinating and defecating) outside the litterbox, but we are unaware of what, if any, modification steps were taken to try and address this behavior. We cannot be sure whether this behavior will continue in a different home environment, but we recommend that potential adopters be comfortable with management and modification techniques for elimination outside the litterbox should this behavior continue in a home environment. We also recommend that Miss be provided with numerous litterboxes throughout the house as she adjusts to her new living space. The extra boxes can be removed as she learns the space and successfully defecates in her main litterboxes. Behavior Determination: Experience No Child Miss tolerates attention and petting but may be fearful or stressed in the shelter, and may be intimidated by small children. She may be a little more independent, and may need time to warm up to her 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
10/09/2016 INITIAL PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 3 NC – MAJOR CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, behavior rating was NONE
scanned negative sex:Female-spayed as per owner age:12 yrs as per owner BARH ear and nose is clear eyes:cloudy teeth:moderate staining and tartar ear mites negative fleas negative hissed,try to bite -used net during examin limited examine due to behavior unable to put the collar ambx4 NOSF
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