LUCCA – A1048178
8-28-2015 Staten Island Rescue: Feline Rescue of SI Please honor your pledges: http://felinerescueofstatenisland.org/donation/
***SAFE 08/28/15*** PERFECTLY HEALTHY GRAY BEAUTY, DUMPED DUE TO A MOVE, WILL DIE DUE TO HER FEAR – PLEASE GRANT LUCCA A DEATH ROW PARDON!!! Lovely LUCCA, a seven-year-old SPAYED gray tabby beauty, finds herself stuffed into the kill-happy ACC when her old owners decided to move to hew cat-free digs, leaving her to face her uncertain fate alone. At home, Lucca was PURRfection itself: “Lucca has been around children and interacted with them in a playful gentle manner. Lucca has been around one other cat and they got along fine. The owner did socialize her with small breed dogs and Lucca interacted with them in a playful gentle manner. Lucca is described to be friendly, playful, and affectionate with a medium activity level. Lucca likes to be held. She enjoys all sorts of cat toys and will play with just about anything. Lucca is the type to follow you around seeking attention. When interacting with humans Lucca plays gently”. But poor Lucca is TERRIFIED in the scary shelter, so she acted defensively when poked and prodded with the frightening fake hand used for cat behavior tests. So the ACC PUNISHED Lucca with New Hope Only and fast-tracked her to the noon kill list for tomorrow, despite the fact that Lucca is PERFECTLY HEALTHY! The ACC claims that they NEVER kill healthy cats and kittens, but poor Lucca is PROOF that they DO INDEED kill them on a DAILY BASIS. Please save Lucca! Start RIGHT NOW to apply to foster or adopt scared sweetheart LUCCA from the approved New Hope rescue groups!! If you can’t save LUCCA yourself, please SHARE her sad story and PLEDGE for her rescue!!
Staten Island Center
My name is LUCCA. My Animal ID # is A1048178.
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 08/17/2015 from NY 10309, owner surrender reason stated was MOVE2PRIVA.
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
08/17/2015 Exam Type VACCINATE – Medical Rating is 1 – NORMAL , Behavior Rating is NONE, Weight 12.1 LBS.
1.0ml activyl 1.0ml pyrantel
08/17/2015 PET PROFILE MEMO
08/17/15 12:45 Basic Information: Lucca is a 7yr old spayed female domestic short haired cat that has no past or current medical issues according to the owner. Social Life & Personality: Lucca has been around children and interacted with them in a playful gentle manner. The owner explained that Lucca has been around one other cat and they got along fine. The owner isn’t sure how Lucca would respond in the presence of a large breed dog due to never having one around for her to interact with. However the owner did socialize her with small breed dogs and Lucca interacted with them in a playful gentle manner. Lucca is an indoor only cat that is litter box trained. Lucca is described to be friendly, playful, and affectionate with a medium activity level. Behavior Issues: Lucca has never bitten a person or another animal according to the owner. Lucca takes well to all grooming agents like recieving a bath, having her nails trimmed, and the brushing of her coat. These grooming agents can be done with minimal to no struggle according to the owner. Lucca likes to be held and appears to be a little fearful of being put in a cat carrier for transport and it can be a bit of a struggle getting her into one. Once in the carrier she settles after a few minutes. For a New Family to Know: Lucca was brought up using regular clay litter and a standard litter box. She enjoys all sorts of cat toys and will play with just about anything according to the owner. Lucca did have a scratching post but according to the owner she rarely used it. When in the home Lucca is the type to follow you around seeking attention. When interacting with humans Lucca plays gentle. When in the car for transport Lucca will meow/cry. Lucca was brought up eating both wet/dry food and the brands the owner gave were Meow Mix & Deli Cat.
No Web Memo
08/20/2015 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – NH ONLY
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
Reaction to assessor: Lucca is low against the ground and tries to hide behind his litter box upon approach. He starts to yowl when the assessor gets closer to the cage door. Reaction to cage door opening: Lucca becomes stiff and alert, and retreats to the back of his cage. Reaction to touch: Lucca begins to growl and actively tries to avoid petting. He attempts to flee from the cage to avoid interacting with the assessor and tries to hide when he cannot escape. As per previous owner, Lucca has been around children and interacts with them in a playful and gentle manner. He has also been around another cat, and got along with that cat just fine. He has not been around large breed dogs, but is playful and gentle around a small breed dog. He was kept indoors and is described to be friendly, playful, and affectionate with a medium activity level. Behavior Determination: New Hope Only Lucca is displaying behaviors that preclude placement in the adoptions room and/or may require further investigation before placement in a home. He is extremely fearful 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.
GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION
No Group Behavior Summary
08/17/2015 INITIAL PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 1 – NORMAL , behavior rating was NONE
Microchip scan – negative BARH ambx4 allowed handling spayed female, 7yrs old overweight flea comb – negative EENT – WNL NOSF
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