BRASS – A1123280
Safe - 9-13-2017 Manhattan Rescue: Feline Rescue of SI Please honor your pledges: http://felinerescueofstatenisland.org/donation/
***SAFE 09/13/17*** BEAUTIFUL BRASS LOVES TO PLAY AND NEEDS A RESCUE ANGEL TONIGHT!! BRASS is a very pretty 3 year old girl who was left behind when her owner moved. She is not happy in the shelter and once in a home, she will decompress and relax. BUT TONIGHT SHE MUST BE RESERVED THROUGH A NEW HOPE RESCUE BY NOON!!
My name is BRASS. My Animal ID # is A1123280.
I am a female torbie domestic sh mix. The shelter thinks I am about 3 YEARS old.
I came in the shelter as a OWNER SUR on 08/25/2017 from NY 10466, owner surrender reason stated was MOVE2PRIVA.
08/28/2017 AT RISK MEMO
A1123280 Brass -Brass is at-risk with a NHO determination. His previous owner reports he is friendly around strangers, but has a tendency to play roughly. He does not appear to be thriving in the shelter environment and will crouch over and growl when approached for interaction. When petting is attempted, he will strike and bite to avoid contact.
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
08/26/2017 Exam Type VACCINATE – Medical Rating is 1 – NORMAL , Behavior Rating is NONE, Weight 8.9 LBS.
08/26/17 13:54 Rabies Product Name: NOBIVAC 1 RABIES Serial Number: 170036 Location of Vaccination: RHL Revaccination Date: 8/26/2018 Expiration Date: 1/23/2018 DVM 1418
08/25/2017 PET PROFILE MEMO
08/25/17 16:55 Basic Information: Brass is a 3yr old female cat whom was gotten as a gift from a friend and was kept in the same home since she was a few weeks old. Unfortunately due to moving to a no pets allowed apartment she could not be kept. There is no record of her ever going to the vet. Socialization: Around strangers and children Brass is described friendly, respectful and plays gentle but sometimes somewhat rough with both adults and children. Shee has been socialized with cats and was reactive towards them. She has never been socialized with dogs and there’s no records of her ever biting another animal or person. Behavior: Brass is known to have no behavior issues and will sleep during car rides. You will struggle with Brass when attempting to give her a bath or trim her nails but she enjoys being brushed, sometimes being picked up, isn’t bothered when being disturbed while sleeping and will be okay with being placed in a carrier if it is slowly done. For a New Family to Know: Brass is described as friendly, affectionate, playful, excitable, confident, independent, quiet and shy. She has a medium activity level, enjoys head scratches, will follow you around when home with you, enjoys playing with balls, strings, laser pointers and catnip toys. She has been kept indoors only, prefers to sleep on her own bed, ate 9 lives dry food 3x a day, is considered to be litter box trained, prefers an uncovered litter box with clumping litter and likes a scratching post made of cardboard. Intake: Upon intake Brass allowed all handling and being collared. She was head butting counselors hand and the carrier however once in the carrier she did not wish to come out. She was purring consistently when petted but when attempting to remove from carrier she became tense so she was kept in the carrier to reduce stress.
No Web Memo
08/28/2017 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – NH ONLY
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
KNOWN HISTORY: Lived Indoors Behavior toward strangers: Friendly and respectful, but can play roughly Behavior toward children: Friendly and respectful, but can play roughly Behavior toward cats: Reactive Behavior toward dogs: Unknown Bite or Scratch history: None Litter box training: Uncovered with clumping litter Energy level/descriptors: Medium energy, affectionate, excitable MEDICAL BEHAVIOR: At first quiet with plaintive meows but then hissed and swatting once out of carrier EVALUATION: Cage Condition: Cage is neat Reaction to assessor: Brass hunches in place and looks at the assessor with dilated eyes. Reaction when softly spoken to: Brass remains hunched in place, and starts hissing and growling at the assessor. Reaction to cage door opening: Brass remains tense and wary, and starts tail flicking. Reaction to touch: Brass growls, strikes, and bites at the assessor’s hand. ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderate VOCAL: Quiet CHARACTER TYPE: Bold, Independent POTENTIAL CHALLENGES: – Fearful BEHAVIOR SUMMARY: Brass is displaying behaviors that preclude placement in the adoptions room and/or may require further investigation before placement in a home. She has tried to swat, bite, 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. RECOMMENDATIONS: – Placement with a New Hope partner
GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION
No Group Behavior Summary
08/26/2017 DVM INTAKE PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 1 – NORMAL , behavior rating was NONE
Very brief exam due to behavior. Subjective: BAR Behavior: Swatting/hissing in cage. Wrapped with towel. Brief thoracic auscultation wnl. No ocular or nasal discharge, no evidence of URI. No evidence of trauma, healthy skin without evidence of infections or parasites. Assessment: Fractious, very limited exam Plan VetCheck at time of spay. Perform full exam under sedation Surgery: OK for surgery 1418
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