SAPHIRE – A1083321
Gone - 8-7-2016 Manhattan
***GONE 08/07/16*** SPECIAL JEWEL SAPHIRE WAS KICKED OUT OF HER HOME BECAUSE SHE HAS A UTI – AND NOW THIS BEAUTIFUL HOUSE PANTHER WILL DIE FOR IT!! SAPHIRE lived with someone who said she got a UTI but the medicine didn’t work. Hmmm well usually people will take the cat back to the vet. SAPHIRE had some problems missing her litterbox due to the infection and the owner let it go on until his mother whom he lived with ordered him to get rid of the cat!!! YET HE ADMITS THE BEHAVIOR WAS CAUSED BY THE UTI. So this owner dumped his cat in the shelter without taking her back to the vet! In their usual fashion, the ACC examined SAPHIRE and claimed she was about 6 years old, even though the owner stated he had her for 11 years. BUT now we see they have her as 8 years old! They also have stated NO DIAGNOSTICS DONE to check to see if SAPHIRE really did have a UTI but just stated they are going according to what the owner told them as the medical history of the cat. So because the ACC is too lazy to have a vet check this cat out, they just figured since an owner dump, they would fast track her to tonight’s list. SAPHIRE HAS BEEN BETRAYED BY BOTH OWNER AND SHELTER AND DESERVES A CHANCE TO SEE A COMPETENT VET. SHE HAS LIVED WITH YOUNG CHILDREN AND ANOTHER CAT AND WAS GENTLE AND FRIENDLY WITH ALL. SAPHIRE IS CERTAINLY A JEWEL WORTH SAVING AND WE HOPE SOMEONE OUT THERE WILL SEE THIS AND CONTACT A RESCUE TO SAVE SAPHIRE TONIGHT! SHE ONLY HAS TIL NOON – AND YOU ARE HER ONLY HOPE!!!
My name is SAPHIRE. My Animal ID # is A1083321. -P
I am a female black domestic sh. The shelter thinks I am about 8 YEARS old.
I came in the shelter as a OWNER SUR on 07/29/2016 from NY 10031, owner surrender reason stated was PET HEALTH.
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
08/04/2016 Exam Type OBSERVATION – Medical Rating is 3 NC – MAJOR CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, Behavior Rating is EXPERIENCE, Weight 6.5 LBS.
Urine in box
07/30/2016 PET PROFILE MEMO
07/30/16 12:13 Basic Information Saphire is an 11 year female old domestic short hair who is being surrendered because she started urinating out of the litter box. Owner had this pet for 11 years. Owner’s mother does not want the cat in the house anymore. Owner stated Saphire has an UTI and was given medicine a few months back by a vet but she states the medicine did not work. Socialization Around strangers Saphire is shy for a few minutes and then comes out of hiding. Saphire has lived or been around kids ages 2, 6, 8, and was relaxed, and tolerant of them. Saphire plays in a gentle manner with kids as well as adults. She lived with a 7 month old cat and was relaxed, respectful, and tolerant of this cat. She would play in a gentle manner with the cat. Saphire has never been or lived with dogs. She has never bitten or scratched a person or animal. Behavior Saphire is urinating out of the litter box on a daily basis. This behavior has been going on for 7 months. Owner believes is because Saphire has an UTI. Saphire was relaxed on the car ride to the shelter. Saphire is afraid of bath time and being placed in a carrier and will struggle when these activities take place. She is not bothered by having her coat brushed, being held or picked up, or being disturbed while sleeping. Owner has never trimmed Saphire’s nails. For a New Family to Know Owner described Saphire as mellow, shy, and quite with a low activity level. Owner likes how Saphire would sit with her and watch TV. When home Saphire would sit on her owner. She does not play anymore and is kept indoors only. Saphire sleeps in owner’s mother’s bed. She eats wet and dry food, 1 can of wet food and dry food once a day. Saphire does poop in her hooded litter box with fresh step brand litter. Saphire uses a smooth wood piece of furniture to scratch on. Behavior during Intake Saphire was tolerant of all handling during intake. No signs of aggression were displayed.
No Web Memo
08/02/2016 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – EXPERIENCE
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
As per previous owner, Saphire is shy around strangers for a few minutes and then comes out of hiding. Saphire has lived or been around kids ages 2, 6, 8, and was relaxed, and tolerant of them. Saphire plays in a gentle manner with kids as well as adults. She lived with a 7 month old cat and was relaxed, respectful, and tolerant of this cat. She would play in a gentle manner with the cat. Saphire has never been or lived with dogs. She has never bitten or scratched a person or animal. Reaction to assessor: Saphire does not come to the front, but remains neutral. Reaction when softly spoken to: Saphire does not come to the front, but remains neutral. Reaction to cage door opening: Saphire remains motionless and does not respond. Reaction to touch: Saphire solicits petting and attention – rubbing against the assessor’s hands, but remains wary and unwilling to come forward. Behavior Determination: Experienced Saphire tolerates attention and petting but may be fearful or stressed in the shelter. We recommend that this cat go to a home with experienced cat parents.
GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION
No Group Behavior Summary
07/30/2016 INITIAL PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 1 – NORMAL , behavior rating was NONE
scan negative reported to be 11 years- examined as 6 years- placing on vet check ear mite negative flea comb negative- treated with activyl female intact slight nervous during exam
07/31/2016 RE-EXAM (LAST MAJOR EXAM)
Medical rating 2 NC – MINOR CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS,
Recheck for age BARH Very nervous for exam but well behaved. No iridial degeneration or LS Mild/moderate dental staining – did not allow full oral exam A: 11 yo FS DSH Appears healthy Hx urinary issues per previous owner – no diagnostics performed. R/o behavioral vs UTI vs idiopathic cystitis vs uroliths vs TCC vs other P: OK to change age to what previous owner reports – no geriatric health concerns apparent Reco placement – with placement reco work up for urinary issues (UA with C/S, possible AXR) Monitor urination while at MACC Prognosis good at this point scan negative reported to be 11 years- examined as 6 years- placing on vet check ear mite negative flea comb negative- treated with activyl female intact slight nervous during exam
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