SHEBA – A1097165
Safe - 11-26-2016 Staten Island
This sweet, shy girl was surrendered with a housemate due to financial difficulties in her previous home.
The housemate has already been adopted, so we’d like to see Sheba placed as soon as possible!
STATEN ISLAND CENTER
SHEBA – A1097165
SPAYED FEMALE, GRAY TABBY / WHITE, DOMESTIC SH MIX,5 yrs
OWNER SUR – AVAILABLE, NO HOLD Reason COST
Intake condition UNSPECIFIE Intake Date 11/17/2016, From NY 10310, DueOut Date 11/17/2016, I came in with Group/Litter #K16-081781.
Medical Behavior Evaluation GREEN
Medical Summary initial scan negative barh spayed female approx 5 years allowed to handle ambx4 dilation of the pupil of the left eye since was kitten gingivitis , tartar on the teeth, and right canine broken tip Nosf
Profile ~ 11/17/16
Sheba is a 5 year old spayed Gray Tabby & White DSH that has a bad left eye since she was a kitten but no other medical issues. Previous owner has had Sheba since she was a kitten and could no longer keep her due to financial issues.
According to the previous owner, around strangers, Sheba is very shy and will not be around when they are in the home. Around adults & children, Sheba is respectful and relaxed and plays in a gentle manner. She has been around several cats (males & females) and she is relaxed and respectful and plays in a gentle manner. Sheba has been around dogs and she is fearful. She would avoid interaction. She has never bitten a person or another animal before.
Previous owners stated that Sheba does not have any behavioral or litter box issues. When the previous owner would bathe Sheba or trim her nails, she would be afraid and struggle to get free. Sheba isn’t bothered by having her coat brushed. Sheba allows being picked up and held but she will attempt to struggle free immediately. Sheba struggles when being put into a carrier due to not liking being handled.
For a New Family to Know:
Sheba is described as shy, affectionate, mellow, and playful with a high activity level. When in the home, Sheba is the type to do her own thing and be in her favorite spots and rarely seek attention only is she feels like it. She does not play with toys. She was kept indoors and is litter box trained. Sheba used a hooded litter box and sand litter (World’s Best) but she also has used an uncovered litter box and all types of litter. She was fed Blue dry & wet cat food. Sheba also used a scratching post that was made from rough rope, cardboard, & fabric.
Initial Medical Exam ~11/17/16
spayed female approx. 5 years
allowed to handle
dilation of the pupil of the left eye since was kitten
gingivitis , tartar on the teeth, and right canine broken tip
Behavior: Experience ~11/21/16
Sheba came to the shelter surrendered by an owner who described her as shy and mellow and noted that she socialized well with children and other cats in the home, but was fearful of dogs.
Reaction to assessor: Sheba is in her cubby.
Reaction when softly spoken to: Sheba looks at assessor with wide eyes, alert.
Reaction to cage door opening: Sheba tenses.
Reaction to touch: Sheba allows petting all over body.
Reaction to pick up: Sheba is tense, nervous during this type of handling.
Placement Determination: Experience
Sheba does not approach the assessor, appears nervous, but allows all handling. Sheba is exhibiting behavior suited to experienced cat parents and may be more of an independent cat.
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