MISSY – A1104635
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***SAFE 03/13/17*** BEAUTIFUL MISSY WAS DOG FRIENDLY AND WELL BEHAVED IN THE HOME BUT WHEN OWNERS BECAME DISPLACED, SHE AND HER HOUSEMATES WERE LEFT AT THE SHELTER – MISSY WOULD LOVE TO BE YOUR NEW BEST FRIEND – PLEASE RESERVE BY NOON! SHE HAS 2 VIDEOS!!
My name is MISSY. My Animal ID # is A1104635. – P
I am a spayed female calico domestic sh mix. The shelter thinks I am about 6 YEARS old.
I came in the shelter as a OWNER SUR on 02/24/2017 from NY 10456, owner surrender reason stated was MOVE2NYCHA. I came in with Group/Litter #K17-089464.
03/09/2017 AT RISK MEMO
Missy A1104635 is at risk due to behavior. Her behavior has continue to deteriorate despite enrichment efforts.
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
02/25/2017 Exam Type VACCINATE – Medical Rating is 2 NC – MINOR CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, Behavior Rating is NONE, Weight 11.2 LBS.
No Final Exam
02/24/2017 PET PROFILE MEMO
02/24/17 19:31 Basic Info Missy is a 6 year old DSH whose owners were displaced from their home and so could no longer care for her. She has been with the same owners her entire. She has never seen a vet before. Socialization Missy is an observative cat but allows strangers to approach her and has interacted with children of all ages. She will excuse herself when she has had enough attention. She is gentle when she plays. She shared a home with two other cats but she did not interact with them and avoids them completely. Missy shared a home with a pit bull that she was relaxed around once they got used to one another. She usually ignored him. She has also shared a home with fish that she liked to sit and stare at. She has never bitten a person or animal before. Behavior Missy does not scratch on furniture and uses the litter box really well. She is relaxed during car rides. She is not bothered by being bathed, brushed or having her nails trimmed. She is not bothered by being picked up or placed into a carrier. She does not like to be touched below her hip area or on her hind legs, she may hiss or swat. New Family Missy has a medium level of activity at home and follows owners around the house. She likes to play with plastic bags that are made into balls by owner. She is kept solely indoors. She likes to sleep on the bed. She is fed purina dry food twice a day, she eats seperately from the other two cats in the home, she her food and water are in a seperate room. She has no litter box accidents. She has an uncovered litter box that only she uses and will not use if another cat has used it. She uses fresh step litter. She also has her own horizontal scratch post. Intake Behavior Missy was timid and required a slow approach but allowed all handling but runs to back of cage to avoid handling.
03/05/2017 WEB MEMO
02/27/2017 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – EXPERIENCE
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
Name and A#: Missy KNOWN HISTORY: Indoor and/or Outdoor? Indoor Behavior toward cats: Tolerates Behavior toward dogs: Tolerates Bite history: None Scratch history: None Litter box training: Y Energy level/descriptors: Medium Other notes: Missy’s former owner reports she does not like to be touched below her hip area or on her hind legs, she may hiss or swat. EVALUATION: Cage Condition no change Reaction to assessor: looked up remained calm Reaction when softly spoken to: Came forward slowly, leaning in for rubs Reaction to cage door opening: Remained calm and neutral Reaction to touch: Tolerated some head touching and then began to lip lick and fled to the back of kennel Reaction to being picked up: Would not allow during this interacton MEDICAL BEHAVIOR: Allows handling, gentle ACTIVITY LEVEL: Laid back VOCAL: Quiet, CHARACTER TYPE: Shy POTENTIAL CHALLENGES: _x_ Fearful – Missy has displayed fearful behavior during her stay in the care center and has tried to shift away with extended handling. 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: _x_ Experienced cat parent – Missy tolerates some attention and petting but may be fearful or stressed in the shelter. According to her owner, she appears to dislike being touched on certain areas of her body. We recommend that this cat go to a home with experienced cat parents.
GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION
No Group Behavior Summary
02/25/2017 DVM INTAKE PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 2 NC – MINOR CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, behavior rating was NONE
S/O: BAR, allows handling, gentle M/S: BCS 6/9 EENT: mild gingivitis, moderate tartar, pink gums, no nasal or ocular d/c ABN: SNP, small pliable bladder UROGEN: palpable spay scar, grossly normal LN: NSF SKIN: NSF NEURO: NSF A: mild periodontal dz and moderate dental dz, overweight P: prognosis: good long term rec dental px, ideally lose approx 2#
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