SYLVESTER – A1085402
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**SAFE 08/19/16** PERFECT IN EVERY WAY, a BONDED PAIR OF EXQUISITE CATS! Meet SEBASTIAN and SYLVESTER, two AVERAGE-rated 13-year-old boys who were taken to the ACC by someone whose “personal problems” were supposedly too complicated to allow them to keep owning cats. And, these are AMAZING cats! Good with SMALL DOGS, good with YOUNG CHILDREN, already NEUTERED…..there isn’t a negative word that can be found about either cat in their ACC biographies. These guys have gotten almost NO TIME from the shelter, having arrived there only YESTERDAY (August 15th). Please do what the ACC was TOO DAMN INEPT to figure out how to do, and find a FOSTER or ADOPTER for SEBASTIAN and SYLVESTER, tonight!
Staten Island Center
*PART OF BONDED PAIR*
My name is SYLVESTER. My Animal ID # is A1085402. – P
I am a neutered male black and white domestic sh mix. The shelter thinks I am about 13 YEARS old.
I came in the shelter as a OWNER SUR on 08/15/2016 from NY 10302, owner surrender reason stated was PERS PROB. I came in with Group/Litter #K16-070075.
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
08/16/2016 Exam Type VACCINATE – Medical Rating is 4 NC – SEVERE CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, Behavior Rating is NONE, Weight 10.8 LBS.
No Final Exam
08/14/2016 PET PROFILE MEMO
08/14/16 17:15 Basic Information: Sylvester is a 13 year old neutered male DSH that has no past or current medical issues that the owner is aware of. Owner has had Sylvester since he was a kitten but is no longer able to keep him due to personal problems. Socialization: According to the owner, around strangers Sylvester is friendly. After a few minutes of being around a stranger, he will jump on their lap and solicit attention. He has been around children ages 3 and 6 & owner stated that he was relaxed, and affectionate around them. Owner had another cat in the home and stated that at first he used to play fight with the other cat but as he got older he became more relaxed and liked to snuggle with the other cat. Owner’s mother has 2 small dogs that would come to the house and Sylvester was tolerant of them both. He has never bit another person or animal. Behavior: Sylvester is not bothered by having his nails trimmed, having his coat brushed, being picked up and held, being put in a carrier or is someone would disturb him while he was sleeping. Owner has tried to bathe Sylvester a few years ago and stated that he was tolerant of having it done. For a New Family to Know: Sylvester is described as friendly, affectionate, playful, confident, shy, independent, and talkative with a high activity level. In the home, he liked to follow the owner around and be in the same room as the owner. Owner stated that he liked to play with straws. Sylvester was kept indoors only and is litter box trained. In the home, he used a hooded litter box with crystal litter. Owner did not have a scratching post in the home & stated that he would not scratch on any furniture. He was fed both wet & dry food brands Science Diet and Friskies. Behavior during intake: Sylvester was relaxed during intake. When I put my hand out, he started rubbing against my hand. I was able to scan for a mc, and collar. He kept jumping and trying to solicit attention when I was taking a picture of him.
No Web Memo
08/16/2016 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – AVERAGE
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
Sylvester came to the shelter surrendered by an owner who describes him as friendly, affectionate, playful, confident, shy, independent, and talkative with a high activity level. Reaction to assessor: Sylvester stretches and approaches the assessor. Reaction when softly spoken to: Sylvester rubs against the cage front, soliciting attention. Reaction to cage door opening: Sylvester remains soft and relaxed. Reaction to touch: Sylvester leans into the assessor’s hand and enjoys petting. Reaction to pick up: Sylvester is tolerant of this type of handling. Placement Determination: Average Sylvester interacts with the assessor, appreciates attention, is easy to handle and tolerates all petting. Sylvester is showing behavior appropriate for new or experienced cat parents.
GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION
No Group Behavior Summary
08/15/2016 INITIAL PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 4 NC – SEVERE CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, behavior rating was NONE
INITIAL MICROCHIP SCAN NEGATIVE MALE NEUTERED APPROX 13 YEARS BARH NO EYE, EAR OR NASAL DISCHARGE DENTAL DISEASE- MISSING PREMOLARS, LARGE AMOUNT OF TARTAR CALCULUS ON CARNASSIALS AMB X 4 OVERWEIGHT ALLOWED ALL HANDLING, SWEET
Came in With
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