TANK – A1121304
Safe - 8-16-2017 Brooklyn Rescue: Feline Rescue of SI Please honor your pledges: http://felinerescueofstatenisland.org/donation/
***SAFE 08/16/17*** HANDSOME TABBY CAT TANK IS HOPING FOR A HOME OF HIS OWN BUT HE IS OUT OF TIME!! TANK was brought into the shelter by his owner who was evicted and had too many cats. TANK was described as a friendly boy but the shelter environment has gotten the best of him and he has now been given his walking papers for being shy and nervous!! TANK is healthy and so handsome and would be a wonderful companion for someone! PLEASE RESERVE TANK BY NOON!!
My name is TANK. My Animal ID # is A1121304. – P
I am a male brn tabby domestic sh. The shelter thinks I am about 3 YEARS old.
I came in the shelter as a OWNER SUR on 08/08/2017 from NY 11694, owner surrender reason stated was TOO MANY P. I came in with Group/Litter #K17-105787.
08/11/2017 AT RISK MEMO
Tank A1121304 is at risk for concerns that he is not thriving in the shelter environment. He allows touch and handling and shows good coping skills, retreating into his cubby when he is finished with an interaction, but he is tense throughout visits and does not appear comfortable in the adoption room.
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
08/09/2017 Exam Type OBSERVATION – Medical Rating is 2 C – MINOR CONDITIONS , Behavior Rating is NONE, Weight 11.2 LBS.
08/09/17 13:30 Felv/FIV test negative
08/01/2017 PET PROFILE MEMO
CAT INFORMATION SHEET Where did this cat come from? My Home If this cat is a stray, did you bring in a: Cat Carrier ORIGINAL SOURCE Some bred At Home Some found as Stray Does this cat have a microchip? Unknown WHY ARE YOU BRINGING THIS CAT IN? Evicted//hoarding RELATIONSHIP I’ve owned a few years PEOPLE Lives with _1 adults is friendly with most people OTHER ANIMALS Has lived with other cats How did they get along? Very good PERSONALITY Enjoys Petting Uses a scratch post HABITS Eats both Always uses the litter box Any medical problems that you’re aware of? Please provide as much detail as possible. Is there anything that could be done to help you keep your cat or that could be done so the cat could continue to live in your neighborhood? What kind of home do you think would be best for this cat? Is there anything else we should know?
No Web Memo
08/11/2017 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – EXPERIENCE
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
KNOWN HISTORY: Lived Indoors Previously lived with: 1 Adult Behavior toward strangers: Friendly Behavior toward children: Unknown Behavior toward cats: Lived with other cats and got along well with them Behavior toward dogs: Unknown Bite or Scratch history: None Litter box training: Yes MEDICAL BEHAVIOR: Nervous, tense but allowed all handling, no attempts to flee ENRICHMENT NOTES: 08/09/17 Sitting in litter box with ears forward. Tolerates petting along head and body while looking around the room. A bit nervous – needs more time to adjust. EVALUATION: Cage Condition: Cage is neat Reaction to assessor: Tank was alert and sitting up on top his perch. Reaction when softly spoken to: Tank keeps his tail wrapped up at his side, lip licks and stays focused on the assessor. Reaction to cage door opening: Tank lip licks then inches away to the back of the cage. Reaction to touch: Tank tenses up and leans away when the assessor extends his hand out. He flinches when touched and watches the assessor’s hand when touched along his back. He keeps his tail lowered, shifts his body weight and tolerates petting but moves away and retreats into his cubby when he’s had enough. ACTIVITY LEVEL: Laid back VOCAL: Quiet CHARACTER TYPE: Timid RECOMMENDATIONS: Experienced cat parent – Tank may be a little more independent, and may need time to warm up to his new home. We recommend that this cat go to a home with experienced cat parents.
GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION
No Group Behavior Summary
08/08/2017 DVM INTAKE PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 2 C – MINOR CONDITIONS , behavior rating was NONE
DVM Intake Exam 8/8/17 Estimated age: ~3yrs, male Microchip noted on Intake? No History : Owner surrender Subjective: Observed Behavior – QAR. Nervous, tense but allowed all handling, no attempts to flee Evidence of Cruelty seen – No Evidence of Trauma seen – No Objective P = WNL R = WNL BCS 5/9 EENT: Eyes clear, ear mites, no nasal discharge noted Oral Exam: Mild dental tartar/gingivitis PLN: No enlargements noted H/L: NSR, NMA, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupnic ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated U/G: Male MSI: Ambulatory x 4, live fleas, no masses noted, mild generalized dermatitis CNS: mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities Assessment: Fleas, ear mites, FAD Plan: Continue to monitor while at BACC. Revolution given for ear mites and fleas Prognosis: Excellent SURGERY: Okay for surgery
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