SASSY – A1090841
Gone - 9-29-2016 Brooklyn
***GONE 09/29/16*** SASSY DUMPED FOR HER “BEHAVIOR!!” But that needs to be examined because it’s very likely that an owner who wants to dump a pet, can use any excuse to lie–to wipe their own guilty conscience! SASSY is 6, SPAYED and READY to get out of here! She was probably not wanted to begin with because she was given as a gift to the owner….NOT A BRIGHT IDEA!!! So now this sweet girl needs a New Hope rescue to aid in her rescue and a person who is willing to take a chance on this “fierce” girl! Contact a New Hope rescue and give SASSY the chance that her previous owner never did!!!
My name is SASSY. My Animal ID # is A1090841.
I am a spayed female black domestic sh mix. The shelter thinks I am about 6 YEARS old.
I came in the shelter as a OWNER SUR on 09/22/2016 from NY 11236, owner surrender reason stated was BITEPEOPLE.
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
09/23/2016 Exam Type VACCINATE – Medical Rating is 1 – NORMAL , Behavior Rating is NONE, Weight 10.3 LBS.
Activyl – Topical Pyrantel — 1.0cc PO
09/22/2016 PET PROFILE MEMO
09/22/16 20:30 BASIC INFORMATION Sassy is a black, spayed DSH cat that is 6 years old. The owner received Sassy as a gift from a friend. The owner is surrendering Sassy due her behavior. Sassy has no known illness. SOCIALIZATION Sassy has never been around children. She has lived with one adult. She is aloof and mellow. Sassy hisses and hides when strangers come over. But after a few days with a new person she sniff and approaches. She has never been around dog or cats. BEHAVIOR Sassy has never been bath or had her nails trimmed. She struggle going into her cage and getting her coat brushed. Sassy always uses her uncover litter box. She has had a bit and scratch history. She also scratches the furniture and wooden door frame. FOR NEW FAMILIES TO KNOW Sassy is described as mellow, aloof and pushy. She hides under the bed or lounges alone in the bedroom. She does not care much for cat toys. She enjoys being on her own. Sassy enjoys eating a diet of Wellness cat food dry. She does not care for wet food. Sassy rarely solicit for attention. Her favorite treats are Greenies. BEHAVIOR DURING INTAKE Sassy during intake was she was very nervous. She attempted to flee. Sassy allowed being collard. But did not allow to be picked up and photographed.
No Web Memo
09/26/2016 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – EXPNOCHILD
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
Sassy’s previous owner reports she has never been around children. She has lived in a home with one adult and was aloof and mellow. She was reported to hiss and hide when strangers visited, but after a few days with a new person she will approach them and sniff them. She was described as mellow, aloof, and pushy. She hides under the bed or loungers alone in the bedroom. She does not care much for toys and enjoys being on her own. She rarely solicits attention and does have a history of scratching, however details on her previous incidents, including trigger, warning signs, and severity are unknown. Reaction to assessor: Sassy was resting, but becomes alert upon approach and opens her eyes slightly. Reaction when softly spoken to: Sassy looks at the assessor with dilated eyes and sniffs around in place. Reaction to cage door opening: Sassy becomes stiff and alert. Reaction to touch: Sassy shifts away to the back and focuses on the assessor’s hand. She allows brief touch, but flinches and shifts away from contact. She wraps her tail closely against her body and continues to shift away from petting. She does not relax until the assessor removes their hand away. Behavior Determination: Experienced, No Children Sassy tolerates attention and petting but may be fearful or stressed in the shelter, and may be intimidated by small children. She may need time to warm up to her new home. Due to the behaviors seen in the care center, we feel that this cat will do best in a calm, quiet home with experienced cat parents and without children.
GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION
No Group Behavior Summary
09/23/2016 INITIAL PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 1 – NORMAL , behavior rating was NONE
Scan negative Spayed, ~6yrs Very agggressive, non sociable, hissing and growling, attempt to flee. EENT — WNL Skin/coat — NOSF BCS=3 Amb x 4 BARH
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