MISSY POO – A1118739
Safe - 8-3-2017 Brooklyn Rescue: Feline Rescue of SI Please honor your pledges: http://felinerescueofstatenisland.org/donation/
*** SAFE 08/03/17 *** WATCH THE VIDEO! 9 year old Missy Poo was dumped by her owner and needs a new home! She is already spayed.
Missy Poo hasn’t adapted well to life at the Brooklyn Care Center, and would be happiest in an experienced kitty home because of her recent reported litter box issues, as well as her shy nature. Don’t skip over this older lady, though, she’s a little unsure but super sweet when she starts warming up!
Check out the video below to see her enjoying some butt-scratches and petting!
My name is MISSY POO. My Animal ID # is A1118739.
I am a spayed female black domestic sh mix. The shelter thinks I am about 9 YEARS old.
I came in the shelter as a OWNER SUR on 07/17/2017 from NY 11207, owner surrender reason stated was ATT PEOPLE.
07/28/2017 AT RISK MEMO
Missy Poo A1118739 is at risk for behavior concerns including a scratch history. In the care center she has allowed limited handling and requires a slow approach. She was released for rescue placement only after her scratch quarantine.
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
07/19/2017 Exam Type VACCINATE – Medical Rating is 1 – NORMAL , Behavior Rating is NONE, Weight 7.5 LBS.
Pyrantel — 0.35cc given orally
07/17/2017 PET PROFILE MEMO
07/17/17 12:39 Missy Poo is a 9 year old altered female black DSH mix; she to her home as a stray kitten and was surrendered due to her showing behavior concerns towards the other animals in the home and the children. She has no known health issues or injures and has recent vet history. Around strangers Missy Poo is shy and hides when someone tries to approach her. She has lived in a home with two 5 year old children, and never interacted much with them and kept to herself. Missy Poo has lived with 3 other cats both female and male but does not get along with the cats she is very rough and will hiss or swat if they try to approach her. Recently she Missy Poo jumped on the families 5 year old daugther and left multiple scratch wounds on her face and neck area, but has no other bite history. Missy poo is not litte-box trained, over a month she has been defcating and urinating outside of the litterbox a few times a week. She was taken to the vet by the family and the vet stated that Missy Poo was healthy. Missy Poo will struggle during a bath and will swat and run. She does not like to be held and will hiss. She struggle s to go into the carrier and bedding is needed. Missy poo was described as shy, Aloof and independent. She is free feed dry food and wet food as a treat. She uses a hooded box with clumping litter and has three scratching post Made of capet, Rough rope and smooth wood. Upon intake Missy Poo run out od the carrier and hissed whenever the counselor tried to approach her, she was netted and placed in a feral den.
07/28/2017 WEB MEMO
07/25/2017 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – EXPNOCHILD
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
KNOWN HISTORY: Previously lived with: Adults and 2children( 5yrs old) Behavior toward strangers: Shy and hides when you approach her Behavior toward children: Kept her distance Behavior toward cats: Lived with 3 other cats and didn’t get along with them Behavior toward dogs: Unknown Bite or Scratch history: Yes, she recently scratched the families 5 yr. old child Litter box training: No, he’s been urinating/defecating outside his litter box for over a month Energy level/descriptors: Shy, aloof and independent Other notes: She doesn’t like to be held and struggles when placed in a carrier. MEDICAL BEHAVIOR: Frantic attempt to escape punctuated by periods of calm ENRICHMENT NOTES: 07/19/17 Lying in back of kennel with a low body, ears flat and face hidden behind litterbox. She tolerates petting along her head and body while turning her head to watch m y hand, eyes wide as she licks her lips. Nervous and uncomfortable. Needs more time to adjust. 07/22/17 Still sitting in her litter box. Head lowered, doesn’t seem interested. I tried coaxing her forward with treats but I had no luck. She allows petting on her head but she’s tense and starts lip licking. It takes some time for her to relax and become a little more comfortable. She tilts her head slightly allowing cheek rubs. Seems to enjoy it. 07/24/17 Lying towards front of kennel with a low body, head resting on kennel floor. She tolerates petting along her head and body while remaining still and flattening her ears. She moves her head forward to sniff the treats that I place by her and licks one. Begins to eat them after a few minutes of me petting, still tilting ears as I pet her. Did better today, but still very nervous. 07/25/17 Pressed up against the back wall of the cage. Looks a little uncomfortable. Head lowered, accepts gentle petting on her head. Her body feels a bit tense when touched. I offered her some tuna; she sniffed it and slowly nibbled on it as I pet her along her body. She raised her back when rubbed and leaned against my hand for rubs. Shy girl who needs you to go slow. She moves to the other side of the double cage when she’s had enough. ACTIVITY LEVEL: Laid back VOCAL: Quiet CHARACTER TYPE: Timid
POTENTIAL CHALLENGES: Inappropriate elimination – Missy Poo’s previous owners report that she was eliminating (urinating and defecating) outside the litter box for about a month. We are unaware of what, if any, modifications steps were taken to try and address this behavior in the home, so we cannot be sure what the trigger may have been or if this behavior may continue in a future home. However, we recommend that potential adopters be comfortable with management and modification techniques for elimination outside the litter box should this behavior continue in a home environment. RECOMMENDATIONS: Experienced, adult home only – Missy Poo 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. She may have some behavioral issues that will need to be addressed in the home. Due to the behaviors seen in the care center, we feel that this cat will do best in an experienced, adult only home. No other cats OR multi-cat home with adopters experienced with introducing new cats – Please be aware that Missy Poo may be uncomfortable around other cats. Their previous owner reports she displays distance increasing behaviors whenever she notices a neighboring cat. Due to the described behaviors, we recommend Missy Poo goes to a home with no other cats OR into a multi-cat home with cat parents experienced with introducing new cats slowly and gradually over a long period of time.
GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION
No Group Behavior Summary
07/18/2017 DVM INTAKE PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 1 – NORMAL , behavior rating was NONE
DVM Intake Exam Estimated age: 9 reported Microchip noted on Intake? n History : o surrender Subjective: limited exam in net Observed Behavior – frantic attempt to escape punctuated by periods of calm Evidence of Cruelty seen – n Evidence of Trauma seen – n Objective P = 120 R = wnl BCS 5/9 EENT: Eyes clear, ears clean, no nasal discharge noted Oral Exam: no exam H/L: NSR, NMA, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupnic ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated U/G: reported spayed MSI: Ambulatory x 4, skin free of parasites, no masses noted, healthy hair coat CNS: mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities Assessment: apparently healthy Plan: no treatment Prognosis: good
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