SOCKS – A1105924
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***SAFE 03/18/17***TWO YEAR OLD TERRIFIC TABBY , NEUTERED & HEALTHY SOCKS WAS DUMPED FOR MOVING – WOULD LOVE TO BE ADOPTED TO A FUREVER HOME THIS TIME!
My name is SOCKS. My Animal ID # is A1105924. – P
I am a neutered male brn tabby and white domestic sh mix. The shelter thinks I am about 2 YEARS
I came in the shelter as a OWNER SUR on 03/11/2017 from NY 11233, owner surrender reason stated was MOVE2PRIVA.
AT RISK MEMO
No At Risk Memo
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
03/15/2017 Exam Type PRE/POST S/N – Medical Rating is 1 – NORMAL , Behavior Rating is NH ONLY, Weight 6.2 LBS.
PE: WNL Exam & surgery performed by Dr. SLS Feline neuter Anesthesia – 0.1mL Telazol induction. Sx. – Routine scrotal castration. No sutures placed, incisions left open to drain. Green linear tattoo placed on ventral abdomen. 0.36mL Simbadol injectable and 0.27 mL Onsior Injectable for pain management.
03/11/2017 PET PROFILE MEMO
03/11/17 15:14 Socks are a 2 year old male DSH mix; he came to his home as a gift when he was a kitten. He is being surrendered due to the owner’s moving to and apartment that does not allow animals. Socks have no known health issues or injures, and has no recent vaccines. Around strangers Socks is friendly and outgoing, he has not been around children. Socks lived with one other male cat and seem to be relaxed and playful with the other cat. He has no bite history. During bathing Socks is very timid and struggles to stay into the tub. Socks does not like to get his nails trimmed and try’s to move his paw away. Socks does not mind being picked up, but he will struggle to go into the carrier. Socks was described as friendly, Affectionate, playful, and shy, with a medium activity level. He loves to run around the home and play with paper. He is kept indoors only and likes to sleep around the home. Socks is feed wet food of the nine lives brand once a day. Socks was litter box trained and uses a uncovered litter box with clumping litter. He has a vertical Scratching post made of rough rope. Upon intake Socks was friendly he liked being picked up. However he did try to flee when photo was taken. Socks allowed the counselor to collar and take a photo.
No Web Memo
03/15/2017 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – NH ONLY
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
KNOWN HISTORY: Lived Indoors Previously lived with: Adults Behavior toward strangers: Friendly and outgoing Behavior toward children: Unknown Behavior toward cats: Lived with another male cat and was relaxed and playful Behavior toward dogs: Unknown Bite or Scratch history: None Litter box training: Yes Energy level/descriptors: Friendly, affectionate, playful, and shy, with a medium activity level. Other notes: Doesn’t like having his nails trimmed or being given a bath. Struggles when going in a carrier and doesn’t like being picked up. MEDICAL BEHAVIOR: Allowed handling, friendly, playful ENRICHMENT NOTES: 03/13/17 Was given a cage cover for both sides of his kennel. He is quiet behind the covers, but becomes stiff and alert when the covers are lifted. He hisses when softly spoken to and focuses on me with dilated eyes. After some time, he blinks slowly and lip licks, looking around and backing away. Sprayed feliway and he relaxed a bit, but doesn’t seem ready to interact. Left alone for now. Later revisited and he appeared to have calmed down some. I put up a toy in his opposite kennel so I don’t startle him. He poked his head through from the portal and looked around, wide-eyed. He offered a quiet hiss, lip licked, and hissed again, but he didn’t do much beside look worried. EVALUATION: Cage Condition: No change Reaction to assessor: Socks was hiding in his feral den at the back of the kennel. Reaction when softly spoken to: Socks low growls, makes eye contact through the porthole and doesn’t get up or come forward when coaxed. Reaction to cage door opening: Socks remains motionless. Reaction to touch: Sock’s eyes become dilated and he arches his back when the assessor approaches him. He hissed when close by, lowered his head and raises his paw up as a warning when the assessor extended his hand out. His body is stiff/tense, he’s alert and currently doesn’t allow any handling. ACTIVITY LEVEL: Laid back VOCAL: Quiet CHARACTER TYPE: Skittish
POTENTIAL CHALLENGES: Fearful – Socks 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- Socks 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, 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
03/11/2017 DVM INTAKE PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 1 – NORMAL , behavior rating was NONE
3-11-17 History – O surrender Subjective – BAR-H Observed Behavior – Allowed handling, friendly, playful Evidence of Cruelty seen – None Evidence of Trauma seen – None 3/5 BCS EENT: Eyes clear, ears clean, no nasal discharge noted Oral Exam: NAD H/L: NSR, NMA, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupnic ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated U/G: Entire MSI: Ambulatory x 4, skin free of parasites, no masses noted, healthy hair coat CNS: mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities Rectal: Not performed Assessment – Patient appears to be in good health Plan – Intake — 0.3 CC pyrantel orally applied advantage topically Microchip CT:negative Feline FVRCP Product Name:nobivac Serial Number:02061287A Location of Vaccination: RFL Revaccination Date:03/25/17- booster Rabies Product Name:Nobivac Serial Number:170034 Location of Vaccination:RHL Revaccination Date:03/11/18 Veterinarian:DR. Yomtovian
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