TIGGER – A1083505
Gone - 8-5-2016 Brooklyn
***GONE 08/05/16*** TIGGER IS A 10 YEAR OLD DUMPED BY OWNER AND LEFT ALONE TO FIGHT FOR HIS LIFE! This NEUTERED, 10 year old had been with his former family since he was a kitten. Yet, they now decided to up and move to a place that didn’t welcome cats! He’s been prone to getting UTI and was on a special diet to help control it. He is now RESCUE ONLY due to fear that he rightfully should have! He’s been with the previous owners all this time, their 2 year old and small dog but is supposed to NOT BE FRIGHTENED? CONTACT A NEW HOPE RESCUE AND BE THE POOH THIS TIGGER DESERVES!
My name is TIGGER. My Animal ID # is A1083505.
I am a neutered male org tabby domestic sh mix. The shelter thinks I am about 10 YEARS old.
I came in the shelter as a OWNER SUR on 07/31/2016 from NY 11422, owner surrender reason stated was MOVE2PRIVA.
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
08/03/2016 Exam Type OBSERVATION – Medical Rating is 3 NC – MAJOR CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, Behavior Rating is NH ONLY, Weight 15.5 LBS.
bright, alert, responsive has a good appetite no blood seen in litter box or on bedding will continue to monitor
07/31/2016 PET PROFILE MEMO
07/31/16 08:46 Tigger is a ten year old neutered orange tabby. He was surrendered by his owner due to owner moving out of the state and moving into a place that does not accept pets. Tigger has been with his owner since he was a kitten and was a gift from a family friend. Tigger is prone to urinary tract infections according to his owner and was on a special diet. Tigger is described as shy and fearful around strangers. Owner stated when visitors come to the home he will generally stay hidden. He has lived with three adults and one two year old child. He is described as respectful around the child and will not engage in play. He lived a small breed dog and is said to have been affectionate and playful with the dog. Owner stated they would playfight and lay together in the home. He was never bitten a person or another animal. Tigger will have litterbox when he is upset or if the litter is not cleaned. Owner stated his litterbox was cleaned once a week. He was not bathed by owner, had his nails trimmed or was brushed. He is fearful when held and owner stated he likes attention on his terms. He is described as an independent and quiet cat. When his only is home he will rarely seek attention and has been kept only indoors. He likes to sleep in any quiet corner of the home. He eats dry and wet food Vet prescribed food due to his health. He uses an open litterbox and various types of litter. He would scratch on the fabric couch in the home and was not provided a scratching post. Upon intake Tigger was fearful and tense. He retreated to the back of the soft carrier. He flinched when counselor procceeded to collar and scan (negative). When transferring Tigger out of the carrier he began to hiss and growl, counselor was able to transfer with blankets and Tigger struggled and spat.
No Web Memo
08/03/2016 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – NH ONLY
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
As per previous owner, Tigger is described as shy and fearful around strangers. When visitors come to the home he will generally stay hidden. He has lived with three adults and child. He is described as respectful around the child but will not engage in play. He lived a small breed dog . Tigger is said to have been affectionate and playful with the dog. They would playfight and lay together in the home. Reaction to assessor: Tigger looks at the assessor with wide eyes from the litterbox When spoken quietly: Tigger turns his head facing away from the assessor. Reaction to door cage opening: Tigger becomes stiff and alert Reaction to touch: Tigger hisses, strikes and does not allows petting at all Try picking cat up: Did not attempt Behavior Determination: NewHope Tigger seems to not be thriving in this environment and at the time of the assessment he was displaying behaviors that preclude placement in the adoptions room. Tigger may require further investigation before placement in a home. He is extremely fearful and currently does not 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
08/01/2016 INITIAL PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 3 NC – MAJOR CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, behavior rating was NONE
Scanned negative BARH – growled, lunged at cage door, tried to bite – 0.2ml Telazol given for exam. N~ 10 years Ears, eyes, nose, throat clear Teeth lightly stained, mild gingivitis Abdomen palpates soft, bladder small. Re: Medical note checked for blood in litter box (none) and alerted vet. Coat clean, mild shedding No flea dirt or parasites noted Ambx4 Nails long, trimmed NOSF
08/01/2016 RE-EXAM (LAST MAJOR EXAM)
Medical rating 3 NC – MAJOR CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS,
BARH. Examined while sedated. EENT: Eyes clr. NND. Oral – minimal tartar, mod gingivitis. MSI: BCS= 5/9. Good haircoat. H/L good. Abd: SNP, NMP. UG: Bladder not palpated – too small. Kidneys WNL. MC. A) Geriatric – very good condition for 10 yo. HX of blood in urine. On special diet per memo. Bloody urine seen uponn transport apparently. P) Unable to get urine sample today. Monitor urine.
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