BELLA – A1060993
Urgent 12-24-2015 Manhattan Rescue: HVARS Please honor your pledges: http://www.hvars.org/
***SAFE 12/24/15*** BEAUTIFUL BELLA WAS SURRENDERED BY HER OWNER WHO GAVE NO REASON WHY HE WAS DUMPING HIS PET BEFORE CHRISTMAS! BELLA is perfectly HEALTHY and only a year and a half old. Her owner had her as a kitten and all of a sudden has decided to discard her like trash at the kill shelter – I guess this was his Christmas present to her. BELLA lived with young children and was relaxed and affectionate with them. She was said to have purrfect house manners. So WHY did she end up here? We don’t know – but BELLA is clearly not happy and miffed about being dumped so she was given an EXPNOCHILD rating and stuffed on tonite’s euth list. GIVE BELLA A CHRISTMAS IN A NEW HOME! CONTACT A RESCUE NOW TO GET THIS SUPER SWEET GIRL OUT OF HERE.
My name is BELLA. My Animal ID # is A1060993. – P
I am a spayed female white and black domestic sh mix. The shelter thinks I am about 1 YEAR 8 MONTHS old.
I came in the shelter as a OWNER SUR on 12/19/2015 from NY 11233, owner surrender reason stated was NO ANSWER.
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
12/22/2015 Exam Type OBSERVATION – Medical Rating is 1 – NORMAL , Behavior Rating is NONE, Weight 10.1 LBS.
No signs of illness.
12/19/2015 PET PROFILE MEMO
12/19/15 19:05 Basic Information: Bella is a black and white spayed female cat that came in as an owner surrender. Owner stated that she got her when she was 12 weeks old and has had her for a year and a half. She gave no reason for surrendering. Social Life & Personality: Around children, Bella is relaxed, affectionate and respectful. She has interacted with children between the ages of 1 and 7. She has not interacted with other cats or dogs. She is litter box trained and is kept indoors only. She has a very high activity level and owner described her as playful, confident, shy, mellow, friendly and independent. Behavior Issues: Bella displays no signs of behavior issues. She isn’t bothered with baths or having her coat brushed but struggles with being placed into the carrier and being picked up and held. Upon intake, Bella could not be handled due to her behavior. She hissed and growled and assistance was needed to get her into the carrier. For a New Family to Know: Bella has an uncovered litter box. She doesn’t play with any toys and was not interested in using her scratching post. When owner is home she tends to follow her around and be in the same room as her. During car rides she is relaxed. She eats both wet and dry food and is free fed. She enjoys sleeping anywhere in the house.
No Web Memo
12/22/2015 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – EXPNOCHILD
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
As per owner, Around children Bella is relaxed, affectionate and respectful. She has interacted with children between the ages of one and seven. She has not interacted with other cats or dogs. She is litter box trained and is kept indoors only. She has a very high activity level and the previous owner described her as playful, confident, shy, mellow, friendly and independent. Reaction to assessor: Bella does not come to front but remains neutral When spoken quietly: Bella does not come to front but remains neutral Reaction to door cage opening: Bella remains motionless Reaction to touch:Bella seems indifferent to my presence and touch Try picking cat up: Bella is not tolerent of this type of handling Behavior Determination: Experience No Child At the time of the assessment Bella was displaying fearful behavior; does not seek attention from the assessor and becomes alert when the kennel was open. Remains motionless as I started to get closer but after a steady slow approach using soft voices she relaxed a little and I was able to pet her and interact with her in a limited way. We recommend that this cat go to a home with experienced cat parents with no child.
GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION
No Group Behavior Summary
12/20/2015 INITIAL PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 1 – NORMAL , behavior rating was NONE
Scan negative S; 1 Y 8 MO; 10.10 LB Sedation was required for exam: was tolerant of petting in cage, but hissed and swatted on attempt to pick up; growled numerous times on further approach. Sedated with 0.1cc Telazol FELV/FIV test negative Ears and nose clear Skin and coat clear Appears lethargic and drowsy (when not sedated); will monitor QAR NOSF
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