ANGELICA – A1045451
*** GONE 07/30/15 *** ANGELICA IS ANYTHING BUT AN ANGEL ACCORDING TO HER FORMER OWNERS BUT LET’S READ BETWEEN THE LINES….” She was surrendered because the owners are having a baby and they felt it would be best to give angelica away because she would scratch and bite when her owners would walk by her. The owner stated the attacks were unprovoked. The two things her owner liked most about her are that she is soft and has a cool personality” ….Her owner lists several other things in ANGELICA’s bio but notice that they never did anything to change her behavior or get her evaluated by a vet….in fact, they state ANGELICA hasn’t been to a vet in 5 years!! PLEASE BE THE CHANCE ANGELICA NEEDS TONITE!! ANGELICA HAS BEEN NEGLECTED EMOTIONALL AND BEHAVIORALLY…..A Foster can change all that for ANGELICA and give her time and space to lose her fear and blossom….PLEASE CONTACT A NEW HOPE RESCUE TONIGHT AND PUT THE ANGEL BACK IN ANGELICA!!
My name is ANGELICA. My Animal ID # is A1045451. – P
I am a spayed female brn tabby domestic sh mix. The shelter thinks I am about 7 YEARS old.
I came in the shelter as a OWNER SUR on 07/26/2015 from NY 11222, owner surrender reason stated was ATT PEOPLE.
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
07/28/2015 Exam Type OBSERVATION – Medical Rating is 1 – NORMAL , Behavior Rating is NONE, Weight 15.0 LBS.
07/26/2015 PET PROFILE MEMO
07/26/15 14:52 Basic Information: Angelica is a 7 year old domestic short hair spayed female who was surrendered by her previous owner. Her previous owner had her for 6 years and got her from a friend. The last time Angelica went to a vet was 5 years ago. She was surrendered because the owners are having a baby and they felt it would be best to give angelica away because she would scratch and bite when her owners would walk by her. The owner stated the attacks were unprovoked. The two things her owner liked most about her are that she is soft and has a cool personality. Social Life & Personality: Around other cats Angelica is aggressive, when aggressive she hisses, growls, and scratches. She does not play with other cats. Around dogs Angelica is usually tolerant but may hiss and scratch at times. She is litter box trained and was an indoor only cat. Her activity level is low and she can be described as; confident, assertive, affectionate, quiet and independent. Behavior Issues: Angelica clawed the furniture and drapes and did not use her scratching post. She is aggressive with other pets, scratches people and has monthly litter box accidents. She has accidents a few times a month where she poops outside of the litter box, it has been going on for 1 to 3 years but she was never seen but a vet for this problem. She has bitten her owner before; the last known bite where blood was drawn was about 3 weeks ago. When given her nails were trimmed she bit but the owner stated she did not draw blood. She enjoys having her coat brushed. She isn’t bothered when she is held, put in a carrier or disturbed while sleeping. For a New Family to Know: Angelica used clumping cat litter in a hooded litter box. She liked to play with stuffed toys and bottle caps. She used furniture to scratch on. When home she liked to follow her owners around and be in the same room. When she played with her previous owners she was very rough. In car rides she meows/cries. She eats wet and dry Iams cat food. At night she sleeps anywhere in the house but mainly on the couch and her cat bed. Behavior During Intake: While in the crate Angelica was quiet. When she came out the crate she tried to jump off the table and when we tried to prevent her from jumping she growled, hissed and swatted.
No Web Memo
07/29/2015 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – NH ONLY
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
Reaction to assessor: Angelica was hiding under paper upon approach. She looks at the assessor, lip licks, and starts to breathe rapidly when softly spoken to. Reaction to cage door opening: Angelica remains motionless and blinks. Reaction to touch: Angelica sniffs the assessor’s hand, she lip licks, and lowers her head. She allows brief petting on her head, but swats at the assessor’s hand when pet on her back. As per previous owner, Angelica gets defensive around other cats. She hisses, growls, and tries to swat when she sees them. She is usually tolerant around dogs, but may hiss and swat at times. Her activity level is low and she is described as confident, assertive, quiet, and independent. She has been having accidents in which she defecates outside of the litter box a few times a month, and has been doing so for 1-3 years. We advise any potential adopter to be prepared for this behavior, and prepared manage it if it appears in a future home. Methods of managing and attempting to modify this behavior can be discussed with the Adoption Counselors. Behavior Determination: New Hope Only Angelica 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, is extremely fearful in the shelter environment,and does not currently tolerate all petting or handling. She may have a known history of behavioral issues that need to be addressed. 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
07/26/2015 INITIAL PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 1 – NORMAL , behavior rating was NONE
BARH very aggressive, feraful, swating, striking, growling limited PE mod tartar obese as per owner 7yr Spayed cat unable collar or scaned well NOSF
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