TIGG – A1061566
Safe - 1-2-2016 Brooklyn
***SAFE 01/02/16*** TERRIFIC TIGG DUMPED FOR NEW BABY EVEN THOUGH HE IS TOLERANT WITH CHILDREN!! Oh, the irony!! TIGG is a NEUTERED, three year old who finds himself abandoned at the ACC…TIGG was a loving family cat who likes to drink from the sink and his great nemesis was dogs who he did not like….So how does this nice family cat get a NEW HOPE rating?? The question we ask almost every nite….TIGG is undoubtedly devastated by his betrayal and since the ACC is a noisy place and there are dogs, TIGG is probably beside himself….CAN YOU HELP OUT THIS CREAMSICLE GUY?? IF SO, PLEASE CONTACT A NEW HOPE RESCUE AND APPLY TO FOSTER OR ADOPT HIM NOW!! LOVE GOES A LONG WAY….SAVE TIGG TONIGHT!!
My name is TIGG. My Animal ID # is A1061566.
I am a neutered male org tabby and white domestic sh mix. The shelter thinks I am about 3 YEARS old.
I came in the shelter as a OWNER SUR on 12/27/2015 from NY 11231, owner surrender reason stated was NEW BABY.
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
12/27/2015 Exam Type VACCINATE – Medical Rating is 1 – NORMAL , Behavior Rating is NONE, Weight 11.6 LBS.
12/27/15 05:10 pm
12/27/2015 PET PROFILE MEMO
12/27/15 15:37 Basic Information: Tigg is a two year old orange and white tabby, he is described as quiet, independent and friendly. He was surrendered due to his owner having a baby and no longer having time to care for him. Personality: Tigg has lived with three adults and is described as tolerant around children. He does not engage in play. He has not been around other cats, around dogs he is described as aggressive. Owner stated his body will tense and he will hiss and growl and try to attack when around dogs. He is litterbox trained and has been kept only indoors. His activity level is described as high. Behavior: Tigg enjoys baths, owner stated he likes water and like to drink from the sink. His nails were never trimmed by owner, he is not bothered when he is brushed or when he is held. Tigg is not bothered when placed into a carrier and will willingly walk in. He likes to scratch at leather. For a new owner to know: Tigg uses clumping litter and a hooded litterbox. He likes to play independently prefers aluminum foil balls. He had a vertical rough rope scratching post at home. When home he tends to be everywhere owner stated he loves attention. In cars he is quiet and will usually sleep. He eats wet and dry food Nine Lives brand and is free fed. Owner stated he was given wet food weekly as a treat. He will sleep anywhere. Upon intake Tigg was calm had a loose body allowed all handling. Counselor was able to scan (negative) collar and photograph.
No Web Memo
12/30/2015 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – NH ONLY
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
Tigg’s previous owner stated that he has lived with three adults and is tolerant around children. He has not been around other cats, but around dogs he will hiss and growl, trying to attack when they are around. He does not engage in play, but he has a high activity level. He likes to play independently with aluminum foil balls. He loves attention and will sleep anywhere in the home. He allowed all handling upon intake, but he became fractious during his initial medical exam. Reaction to assessor: Tigg was calm and relaxed upon approach. Reaction when softly spoken to: Tigg looks at the assessor with dilated eyes. Reaction to cage door opening: Tigg becomes stiff, but remains motionless. He starts to breathe heavily as the door opens. Reaction to touch: Tigg remains very still and focuses on the assessor’s hand. He does not allow touch, he swats and hisses when petting was attempted and backs away. Behavior Determination: New Hope Only Tigg 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, he 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
12/27/2015 INITIAL PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 1 – NORMAL , behavior rating was NONE
sedated-0.2 cc telazol as per 1194 12/27/15 04:45 pm Microchip: Negative Sex: male-Neutered Age:3 years BARH Eyes: Clear / wnl Ears: Clean/ wnl Nose: Clear / wnl Teeth:mild staining and dental tartar BCS: 3 Skin: APH / WNL Hair Coat: WNL dehyrated Any injuries: None present Behavior: hissed,growling,try to bite nail trimed CT-Negative Medication: None — APH NOSF gave activyl-1.0 cc and pyrantel-1.3 cc in food
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