STORM – A1068972
Safe - 4-7-2016 Brooklyn
**SAFE 04/07/16**ABSOLUTE CODSWALLOP! Precious STORM has been surrendered to the ACC because his former owner is expecting a new child, but guess what? HE IS AMAZING WITH HER CURRENT CHILD! His surrender notes talk about how he was when he was a younger cat, and that person seems to be willing to condemn him to death TOMORROW, because of how he acted YEARS AND YEARS AGO. This cat is THIRTEEN YEARS OLD and was ripped away from everything he loved—of COURSE he has a New Hope rating. Please, please, please, please, please step up to foster/adopt Storm through a New Hope rescue tonight, so this INNOCENT and devoted pet does not have to be held down and killed, with no sedation, tomorrow!
My name is STORM. My Animal ID # is A1068972.
I am a male brn tabby domestic sh mix. The shelter thinks I am about 13 YEARS old.
I came in the shelter as a OWNER SUR on 03/31/2016 from NY 11210, owner surrender reason stated was PERS PROB.
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
04/01/2016 Exam Type VACCINATE – Medical Rating is 3 NC – MAJOR CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, Behavior Rating is NONE, Weight 11.5 LBS.
03/31/2016 PET PROFILE MEMO
03/31/16 11:30 Storm is a 13 year old male brown tabby domestic shorthair cat who is being surrendered because the owner is expecting a new child in the home. Storm has been with the family since he was a kitten. Storm lives with a young child and no other animals. The daughter is curious about Storm and will seek interaction from him but he will flee for this. The mother will sometimes facilitate gentle petting between Storm and the child and is careful that the child does not overwhelm him as he can become fearful. When visitors come to the home he will try to ward them off with hissing and then will flee. When he was younger he could be easily agitated by the crumpling of a plastic bag and will has scratched and bit the owner to address this (no bite or scratch within ten days). Owner states he is no longer reactive to this and it is has been several years since this incident but the owner makes an effort to keep his stress level low. Storm is an indoor cat who uses a covered litter box. Storm uses crystal litter. Storm is defensive to bathing and nail trims and will attempt to scratch for this ( no scratch within 10 days). He enjoys being brushed but does not allow himself to be picked up and will flee for this. He does not mind being placed in the carrier or riding in a car. Upon intake Storm was very still for introduction. The owner assisted in handling and Storm was tense but did not attempt to ward of, and counselor was able to scan for microchip (negative) collar and photograph. Storm entered carrier when it was presented to him with slight encouragement from the owner. He likes small cat nip mice that he will play swat and chase with. He has a horizontal scratch board which he uses and is made of cardboard. When the family is home he likes to be where they are when home alone he is well behaved. Owner states when home he likes to find a safe place to stay. Storm like dry food.
No Web Memo
04/04/2016 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – NH ONLY
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
Storm’s previous owner reports he has lived with a young child. The child would interact with him, but he will attempt to flee. The owner will sometimes facilitate gentle petting between Storm and the child and is careful that the child does not overwhelm him as he can become fearful. He hisses and will flee when visitors come to the home. When he was younger, he was easily agitated by the crumpling of plastic bags and has scratched and bit the owner because of this. He is no longer reactive to this, but may be sensitive to sharp or strange noises. The owner actively makes an effort to lower his stress levels. He enjoys being brushed, but does not allow himself to be picked up and will flee. Reaction to Assessor: Storm was hiding underneath his blanket upon approach. Reaction when softly spoken to: Storm ignores the assessor and continues to hide. Reaction to cage door opening: Storm remains motionless. Reaction to touch: The assessor lifts his cover and he immediately becomes tense and alert, hissing and trying to flee. He does not allow touch; he will hiss and swat when attempted. Placement Determination: New Hope Only Storm is displaying behaviors that preclude placement in the adoptions room and/or 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
03/31/2016 INITIAL PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 3 NC – MAJOR CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, behavior rating was NONE
sedated with 0.1ml telazol IM at 1PM for exam due to behavior microchip scan negative intact male approximately 13 yrs old BARH eyes are slightly cloudy mild waxy debris in ears no nasal discharge moderate dental tartar BCS: 3/5, ideal well groomed hair coat gave nail trim
03/31/2016 RE-EXAM (LAST MAJOR EXAM)
Medical rating 3 NC – MAJOR CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS,
vet check for geriatric under sedation due to temperment mild dental tartar/gingivitis, eyes clear, no ocular or nasal discharge, ears wnl normal thoracic auscultation; normal abdominal palpation integ wnl intact male a: owner reports cat is 13yrs. appears younger and in great condition. no concerns on exam p: continue to monitor while at bacc. excellent prognosis
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