STELLA – A1068787
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**SAFE 04/04/16** STELLA is a lovely girl who was “found” by some folks with a couple of kids, and who got along well with those kids during her stay in that home. She lived with them for 2 weeks until someone decided they were “allergic” to her, and apparently, that “someone” has never heard of antihistamines. Her excellent health and charming disposition suggest that she was a pet before being “found” by her most recent owners—did her loved ones do her wrong by only pretending to have found her, so they could save themselves the surrender fee? Stranger things have happened, and the worst thing of all is scheduled for tomorrow afternoon. STELLA might be the first cat taken into the euth room unless a FOSTER/ADOPTER is found for her tonight!
My name is STELLA. My Animal ID # is A1068787. -P
I am a female black and white domestic sh mix. The shelter thinks I am about 2 YEARS old.
I came in the shelter as a STRAY on 03/29/2016 from NY 10454, owner surrender reason stated was STRAY.
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
03/29/2016 Exam Type VACCINATE – Medical Rating is 1 – NORMAL , Behavior Rating is NONE, Weight 6.6 LBS.
No Final Exam
03/29/2016 PET PROFILE MEMO
03/29/16 13:33 Basic information: Stella is a 2 year old domestic short hair who was found as a stray 2 weeks ago. She was surrendered because her finder is allergic to her. She has no known injuries or health problems but has not been to the vet. Socialization: Around strangers Stella is shy for about 2 days. When she plays with adults she is exuberant. She was living with kids ages 8-13 years old and with them she was relaxed and affectionate and whens he played she was exuberant. She did not live with other cats or dogs. Behavior: Stella has never attempted to bite a person or animal. When she was given a bath she struggled and swatted. She isn’t bothered if her coat is brushed, she enjoys being picked up, she isn’t bothered if she is placed in a carrier or disturbed while sleeping. For a New Family to Know: Stella is described as friendly, affectionate, playful, confident but shy initially, independent and quiet. She has a high activity level and the two things her finder liked most about her were; she’s playful and loves to cuddle. When her finder was home she would tend to follow him around. She liked to play with string. She was kept indoors only and at night she slept on her finder’s bed. She ate dry Purina. She is litter box trained and used an uncovered litter box with clumping cat litter. She scratched on a metal chair. Behavior during intake: Stella had a crouched body and crawled in and out of carrier. She allowed me to pet her, collar her and she showed no signs of aggression.
No Web Memo
04/01/2016 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – EXPERIENCE
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
Stella was in her finder’s home for two weeks. She is described as exuberant with adults and affectionate toward the children in the home (aged 8-13). Her finder describes her as friendly, affectionate, playful, confident but shy initially, independent and quiet, with ah high activity level. Her finder liked how playful she was and how she loved to cuddle. Stella seems to be struggling with the kennel environment and while tolerant she is not comfortable with her caretakers. When interacting with an enrichment facilitator, Stella was tolerant of petting but remained immobile in her litterbox. The following day she was again in her litterbox, hunched down, body tense. She hid her face and closed her eyes when touched. The same behavior was demonstrated during her behavior evaluation, allowing touch but remaining immobile at the back of her cage. Reaction to assessor: Stella is at the back of her cage, tense, pupils appear dilated. Reaction to cage door opening: Remains immobile. Reaction to touch: Stella allows some touch and petting but remains frozen in place, does not relax, approach, or solicit attention. Placement determination: Experience Stella tolerates attention and petting but appears to be highly stressed in the shelter. Her behavior here is in contrast to the social, playful cat described by her finder. The shelter environment is likely suppressing much of her behavior and we feel it is in Stella’s best interest to move back into a home environment quickly where she can be comfortable and confident. Due to the mix of behaviors we have seen we recommend that Stella go to a home with experienced cat parents who will allow her to warm up at her own pace, though should her behavior match what the finder reports she is likely appropriate for adopters of any experience level.
GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION
No Group Behavior Summary
03/29/2016 INITIAL PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 1 – NORMAL , behavior rating was NONE
Microchip: scan neg Sex: intact female Age ~ 2 yrs Mentation:barh Eyes:clear Ears:slightly dirty Nose: clear/ clean Teeth:permanents are in If abnormal BCS:3/5 Skin: hydrated Hair Coat: flea comb neg Declawed: no Any injuries: no Behavior: was tense during the exam Medication: pyrantel and activyl
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For more information on adopting from the NYC AC&C, or to find a rescue to assist, please read the following: http://urgentpodr.org/adoption-info-and-list-of-rescues. If you are local to the Tri-State, New England, and the general Northeast United States area, and you are SERIOUS about adopting or fostering one of the animals at NYC ACC, please read our MUST READ section for instructions, or email [email protected] Our experienced volunteers will do their best to guide you through the process. * We highly discourage everyone from trusting strangers that send them Facebook messages, offering help, for it has ended in truly tragic events.* For more info on behavior codes and ratings, please click here: http://information.urgentpodr.org/acc-placement-status-descriptions. For answers to Frequently Asked Questions, please see: http://information.urgentpodr.org/category/frequently-asked-questions/. You can call (212) 788-4000 for automated instructions.
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