NEO – A1113645
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*** SAFE 06/15/17 *** NEO was dumped for moving – Needs new loving home!!.
My name is NEO. My Animal ID # is A1113645. – P
I am a neutered male brn tabby domestic sh mix. The shelter thinks I am about 2 YEARS old.
I came in the shelter as a OWNER SUR on 05/30/2017 from NY 11213, owner surrender reason stated was MOVE2PRIVA.
06/13/2017 AT RISK MEMO
Neo A1113645 is at risk due to behavior. He may not have best kennel presence and will hiss when approached, but appears to warm up when approached slowly and leans in for petting. He appears to be mostly cautious of his surroundings, looking around the environment during interactions.
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
06/01/2017 Exam Type TREATMENT – Medical Rating is 1 – NORMAL , Behavior Rating is NONE, Weight 9.9 LBS.
.5 ccs pyrantel given in food
05/30/2017 PET PROFILE MEMO
05/30/17 15:50 Neo is a 6 year old altered male DSH mix; he came to his family as a stray when he was a kitten and is being surrender do to the owner’s moving out state. He has no known health issues or injured and vet history. Around strangers Neo is fearful and will swat or flee if they approach him. He has never been around children or animals. Neo has bitten an individual before, when they were trying to pick him up and put him into a carrier. He left several wounds on the individual’s hands. Neo will struggle and bite if someone tries to bath him, pick him up or place into the carrier. Neo was described as fearful, independent, and aloof with a high activity level. He is feed wet food of the Friskies brand twice a day. Neo is litter box trained and uses an uncovered box with crystal litter. Upon intake Neo was hisses, swatting and trying to flee. He had to be netted and placed in feral den, he did not allow any handling.
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06/08/2017 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – EXPNOCHILD
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
KNOWN HISTORY: Previously lived with: Adults Behavior toward strangers: Fearful and will display distance increasing behaviors when approached Behavior toward children: Unknown Behavior toward cats: Has spent time around other cats and was relaxed Behavior toward dogs: Unknown Bite or Scratch history: Yes. A friend of the owner tried to pick him up and got bit and scratched in the process. Neo growled and hissed when they approached him. When he picked him up Neo immediately struggled, then bit and scratched his arm. Litter box training: Yes Energy level/descriptors: Fearful, independent, and aloof with a high activity level. MEDICAL BEHAVIOR: In feral den. Cat was lunging at us. ENRICHMENT NOTES: 06/02/17 Cage paper was shredded. Crouched in the back, wary of surroundings. He seems to tolerate petting, slow approach necessary. I tried clicker training him to be more comfortable with touch. Rewarded him every time he allowed petting. Very food motivated which helped. Devoured the treats and seemed to get the hang of it. 06/05/17 Sitting crouched towards front of kennel, ears forward. He remains in the front as I open the kennel door. Tolerates petting along his head while tensing slightly and tilting his ears. He does not hiss or strike this session – not yet ready for full body petting, but he’s relaxed since he was first brought in. Wasn’t reactive when a hissing cat was brought into the room and placed in a kennel near him. 06/07/17 Lying curled towards back of kennel with a relaxed body. He comes forward when I open the kennel floor and hear-butts my hand softly in greeting. I clicker train him and reward him each time he allow petting. He’s more tense today, leans in when pet along the head but turns head back and watches my hand when pet along the back, tail remaining low. Allows petting on head this session. 06/08/17 Lying down near the front of the kennel, leans forward to sniff. He backs away with a low body posture and hissed when I opened the door. Wary, sits up and watches intensely as I approach him. He sniffs and accepts petting with a slow approach. Slowly starts to warm up, starts to appreciate attention. After a couple soft pets he leans in for attention then slowly comes forward. His tail was lowered and he was looking around scanning his surroundings. He allows petting all over his body andboosts his rear up when rubbed. He was a little tense when picked up but allowed all handling
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Laid back VOCAL: Quiet CHARACTER TYPE: Skittish POTENTIAL CHALLENGES: Fearful – Neo has displayed fearful behavior during their stay in the care center and may dislike certain types of handling. A fearful cat will feel more relaxed when given options, so provide him 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: Experienced, adult home only – Neo tolerates attention and petting but may be fearful or stressed in the shelter, and may be intimidated by small children. He may be a little more independent, and may need time to warm up to his new home. He 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.
GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION
No Group Behavior Summary
05/31/2017 DVM INTAKE PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 1 – NORMAL , behavior rating was NONE
DVM Intake Exam Estimated age: 2 Microchip noted on Intake? none History : owner surrender – moving. Subjective: BAR Observed Behavior – In feral den. Cat was lunging at us. IM sedation given for exam – telazol 0.15cc Evidence of Cruelty seen – none Evidence of Trauma seen – none Objective T = P = 200 R = eup BCS= 4/9 EENT: Eyes clear, ears clean, no nasal discharge noted Oral Exam: Slight tartar. PLN: No enlargements noted H/L: NSR, NMA, MM pk, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupnic ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated U/G: neutered male MSI: Ambulatory x 4, skin free of parasites, no masses noted, healthy hair coat CNS: mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities Rectal: Assessment: 2 yo MC – did well under sedation Plan: routine intake Prognosis: Good.
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