Urgent 9-13-2015 Brooklyn
**GONE 09/13/15** EXPERIENCE-rated FESTINE is a frightened young lady who just wants to go home. Who can blame her? She misses following her loved humans around the house, she misses her favorite sunny windowsill, and she simply can’t understand why her life has taken such a drastic turn. Her former owner decided life was too complicated to include FESTINE, whereas FESTINE cannot imagine life without her loved former family. This pretty lady needs a NEW foster or adoptive family to step up for her tonight, or she will be killed as the clock strikes noon tomorrow. Please advocate vigorously for FESTINE, tonight!
My name is FESTINE. My Animal ID # is A1050349. – P
I am a female gray tabby domestic sh mix. The shelter thinks I am about 1 YEAR
I came in the shelter as a OWNER SUR on 09/04/2015 from NY 11234, owner surrender reason stated was PERS PROB.
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
09/04/2015 Exam Type VACCINATE – Medical Rating is 1 – NORMAL , Behavior Rating is NONE, Weight 8.6 LBS.
0.5ml activyl 0.8ml pyrantel
09/04/2015 PET PROFILE MEMO
09/04/15 16:39 Festine is an 18 mos. old gray female tabby who was surrendered at ACC today. Festine is not spayed and she will undergo a full physical health exam. She is described as being affectionate and friendly. Festine has been socialized with children and adults at this time. When she is around both children and adults she is tolerant respectful and relaxed. When she is interacting with them she can be gentle for the most part but if someone is rough with her she can be somewhat rough as well. She has not been socialized with other cats or dogs at this time. She is an indoor cat who is litter trained. She is described as being playful confident shy mellow friendly assertive affectionate quiet and independent. She has a high activity level but is nervous and will meow and cry when she is traveling in a car. Festine will struggle hiss and swat when she is being given a bath. She will also struggle when she is being placed inside of a carrier. She has never had her nails trimmed by her owner. She is not disturbed when she is being picked up and held having her fur brushed or disturbed from her sleep. She uses crystal cat litter and a closed litter box. She likes to play with balls wand toys and stuffed toys and will engage in chasing games. She has a scratching post which she does not use at all and she will scratch the furniture on occassion. She eats wet and dry food once a day. When Festine is in the house with her owner she will follow them around and stay in the same room with them. She will stay in her favorite spot which is the window and she will sleep on the curtains or a computer chair. During the Intake process she was calm but aloof. She did not interact with people but did allow herself to be photographed inside of her carrier. When an attempt was made to collar her she struggled and retreated further into her carrier not allowing herself to be handled at all.
No Web Memo
09/11/2015 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – EXPERIENCE
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
Owner Profile: Festine was bought into the care center do to her previous owner no longer being able to care for her. Festine has been socialized with children and adults at this time. When she is around both children and adults she is tolerant, respectful and relaxed. When she is interacting with them she can be gentle for the most part but if someone is rough with her she can be somewhat rough as well. She has not been socialized with other cats or dogs at this time. She is an indoor cat who is litter trained. Festine is described as being playful confident and independent. Notes: At the time of the assessment she 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. I was also able to pick her up and although she was tense no fractious behavior was display. We recommend that this cat go to a home with experienced cat parents. Reaction to assessor: does not come to front but remains neutral When spoken quietly: does not come to front but remains neutral Reaction to door cage opening: remains motionless Reaction to touch: seems indifferent to my presence and touch Try picking cat up: Festine allows handling with a slow approach Placement Determination: Experience
GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION
No Group Behavior Summary
09/04/2015 INITIAL PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 1 – NORMAL , behavior rating was NONE
bar microchip scan negative allows handling, but hisses and growls female, ~1yr old eent – wnl flea comb negative nosf
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