SAGE – A1118667
Safe - 7-21-2017 Brooklyn Rescue: Feline Rescue of SI Please honor your pledges: http://felinerescueofstatenisland.org/donation/
***SAFE 07/21/17***THREE YEAR OLD..HEALTHY…16 POUNDS OF LOVE…SAGE is a handsome Maine coon who is 3 yrs old and was abandoned at the shelter. He isn’t happy and needs a place to decompress.
My name is SAGE. My Animal ID # is A1118667.
I am a neutered male gray tabby and white maine coon. The shelter thinks I am about 3 YEARS old.
I came in the shelter as a STRAY on 07/16/2017 from NY 11214, owner surrender reason stated was ABANDON. I came in with Group/Litter #K17-104434.
07/19/2017 AT RISK MEMO
A1118667 Sage – NHO determination; Sage’s finder reports he was friendly with them and their children, but he is extremely cautious in the shelter environment and displays distance-increasing behaviors when approached for interaction. He focuses on staff and begins to yowl, his entire body pilo-erects when his kennel door opens. He does not allow petting or attention at this time and will hiss and strike to avoid contact.
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
07/18/2017 Exam Type VACCINATE – Medical Rating is 2 NC – MINOR CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, Behavior Rating is NONE, Weight 16.2 LBS.
7/18/17 Rabies Product Name: Nobivac 1-Rabies Serial Number 170036 Location of Vaccination:RHL Revaccination Date:8/1/17 Veterinarian: 1027 Effipro applied MC inserted
07/16/2017 PET PROFILE MEMO
07/16/17 14:36 Finder was able to approach animal, take animal out of the crate and play with the animal. Finder stated that Sagewas friendly around finders younger children (children younger than teenagers) and is very friendly with the dog that Sage came in with by the name of Strawberry A1118666. Finder stated that both animal were sleep together, eat together. Behavior during intake: Strawberry had a relaxed body during intake. Counselor was able to pick animal up, scan for a mc, collar and take a picture without any issues.
No Web Memo
07/18/2017 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – NH ONLY
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
KNOWN HISTORY: Sage was brought in as a stray, so we cannot speak to his behavior in his previous home. His finder was able to approach him, take him out of the crate and play with him. He was friendly around the finder’s younger children (children younger than teenagers) and was very friendly with the dog that he was found with. Finder stated that both animal would sleep together & eat together. MEDICAL BEHAVIOR: Hisses, growls, will try to swat/bite. EVALUATION: Cage Condition: No change Reaction to assessor: Sage arched his back and started hissing when the assessor lifted the cage cover up. Reaction when softly spoken to: Sage becomes hyper focused on the assessor, lip licks then starts yowling with wide dilated eyes. Reaction to cage door opening: Sage hisses and his entire body pilo-erects. Reaction to touch: Sage hisses, lunges forward and displays distance increasing behaviors when approached. He seems very uncomfortable and currently doesn’t tolerate any handling. ACTIVITY LEVEL: Laid back VOCAL: Talkative CHARACTER TYPE: Skittish POTENTIAL CHALLENGES: Fearful – Sage has displayed fearful behavior during their stay in the care center and has displayed distance-increasing behavior with extended handling. Fear aggression can occur when a cat perceives a threat and may escalate if they cannot escape. 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: Placement with a New Hope partner – Sage is displaying behaviors that preclude placement in the adoptions room and may require further investigation before placement in a home. He has tried to swat, bite, is extremely fearful in the shelter environment 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
07/18/2017 DVM INTAKE PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 2 NC – MINOR CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, behavior rating was NONE
DVM Intake Exam Estimated age: 3 years Microchip noted on Intake? n History : stray Subjective: sedated for grooming during dvm intake Observed Behavior – sedated Evidence of Cruelty seen – n Evidence of Trauma seen – n Objective P =120 R = wnl BCS 7/9 EENT: Eyes clear, ears clean, no nasal discharge noted Oral Exam: wnl PLN: No enlargements noted H/L: NSR, NMA, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupnic ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated U/G: neutered male MSI: Ambulatory x 4, was matted, now shaved CNS: sedated Assessment: overweight Plan: no treatment Prognosis: good
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