SUGAR COOKIE – 18461
Safe - 1-26-2018 Manhattan Rescue: Feline Rescue of SI Please honor your pledges: http://felinerescueofstatenisland.org/donation/
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Hello, my name is Sugar Cookie. My animal id is #18461. I am a male brown tabby cat at the Manhattan Animal Care Center. The shelter thinks I am about 1 years old.
I came into the shelter as a stray on 16-Jan-2018.
Original Location: 11203
Sugar Cookie is at risk for behavioral reasons. He is stressed in the shelter environment, and does not currently tolerate petting or handling. We are seeking placement only with a New Hope partner who can further identify and work on Sugar Cookies needs in a calm and stable environment. Medically, we have no concerns for Sugar Cookie, who presents as a healthy cat.
My medical notes are…
Weight: 8 lbs
Details on my behavior are…
Behavior Condition: 5. Red
KNOWN HISTORY:: Sugar Cookie was brought in as a stray, so we don’t have any behavioral history or tendencies in a home environment.
MEDICAL BEHAVIOR:: 1/17 Observed Behavior -growling, hissing. examined in net
ENRICHMENT NOTES:: 1/17/18 Crouched next to litter box, very tense, eyes fully dilated. Started hissing and lip licking on approach. Growled and struck assess-a-hand when offered treats, tail tucked under, fur on back piloerect. Ate treats after door closed. 1/18/18 Crouched at back under kuranda bed, eyes fully dilated, whiskers forward, very stiff posture. Started deep growling on approach, escalated to hissing and spitting when cage cover lifted. Very uncomfortable here. 1/21/18 Curled up at back, head resting on litter box, eyes fully dilated. Sat up when door opened, alert, tense posture. Hissed and started growling, struck at assess-a-hand when offered treats, growled louder. Ate treats after door closed.
Cage Condition:: Cage is slightly re-arranged
Reaction to assessor:: The cat remains tense, crouched position at the back of the cage during the approach.
Reaction when softly spoken to:: The cat becomes alert with eyes fully dilated.
Reaction to cage door opening:: The cat remains in place growling with ears flat turned sideways.
Reaction to touch:: The cat does not allow the touch, hisses and strikes at the assessor’s hand.
ACTIVITY LEVEL:: Laid back
CHARACTER TYPE: : Bold,Skittish,Independent
BEHAVIOR DETERMINATION: : New hope only
Behavior Asilomar: TM – Treatable-Manageable
BEHAVIOR SUMMARY:: The cat is displaying behaviors that preclude placement in the adoptions room and/or may require further investigation before placement in a home. He is stressed 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.
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