ROMANCE – A1096505
Gone - 11-15-2016 Manhattan
***GONE 11/15/16***SENIOR BOY DUMPED FOR A NEW BABY!! NOT A HAPPY CAMPER AND NEEDS RESCUE ANGEL!!
My name is ROMANCE. My Animal ID # is A1096505.
I am a neutered male org tabby and white domestic sh. The shelter thinks I am about 11 YEARS old.
I came in the shelter as a OWNER SUR on 11/11/2016 from NY 10016, owner surrender reason stated was NEW BABY.
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
11/11/2016 Exam Type VACCINATE – Medical Rating is 3 NC – MAJOR CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, Behavior Rating is NONE, Weight 14.4 LBS.
No Final Exam
11/11/2016 PET PROFILE MEMO
11/11/16 09:12 Basic information: Romance is an 11 year old neutered male. He was given to his previous owner as a gift when he was a kitten. He was surrendered because of a new baby. He has not been to the vet but has no known injuries or health problems. Socialization: Around strangers Romance is shy for a few minutes. He hides initially and after some time he will come out and smell the stranger but doesn’t interact. When he plays with adults he is exuberant and somewhat rough. He has spent time with children ages 6 and 7 and with them he was usually tolerant but did not play. He lived with a 6 year old spayed female and with her he was very tolerant and somewhat rough at play. Behavior: Romance has never attempted to bite a person or animal. He isn’t bothered if his nails are trimmed, if he is held (however he will struggle if held too long), placed in a carrier or disturbed while sleeping. He enjoys having his coat brushed. For a New Family to know: Romance is described as friendly, affectionate, mellow, confident, quiet and fearful with a high activity level. His previous owner liked how calm he is. When his previous owner was home he would tend to be in his favorite spot. He likes catnip toys, bottle tops and rubber bands. He was kept indoors and at night he slept in his previous owner’s bed. He ate dry Purina. He is litter box trained and used a hooded litter box and clumping litter. He had a catnip carpet and twine scratching post. Behavior during intake: When appraoched Romance growled. He also growled when coming out of his carrier and hissed when out of his carrier and interacted with. He attempted to hide and backed away. His back hair was up and his tail was bushy. He was collar by his previous owner and he allowed her to collar him. He went into his carrier easily.
No Web Memo
11/14/2016 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – NH ONLY
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
As per previous owner, Romance is shy around strangers for a few minutes. He hides initially and after some time he will come out and smell the stranger, but doesn’t interact. When he plays with adults, he is exuberant and somewhat rough. He has spent time with children ages 6 and 7 and was usually tolerant but did not play. He lived with a 6 year old spayed female and with her he was very tolerant and somewhat rough at play. Reaction to assessor: Romance growls at the assessor. Reaction when softly spoken to: Romance continues to growl at the assessor. Reaction to cage door opening: Romance becomes stiff and alert, and charges the front of the cage. Reaction to touch: Romance hisses, growls, and swats at the assessor. Behavior Determination: New Hope Only Romance is displaying behaviors that preclude placement in the adoptions room and/or may require further investigation before placement in a home. He has tried to swat and does not currently tolerate petting or handling. 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
11/11/2016 INITIAL PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 3 NC – MAJOR CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, behavior rating was NONE
scan negative GERIATRIC ear mite negative flea comb negative- treated with advantage neutered overweight tense, nervous, will bite, and flee during exam
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