MEG – A1058993
Urgent 12-1-2015 Manhattan
**GONE 12/01/15** MEG HASN’T MADE UP HER MIND YET….About humans, that is….MEG was found as a stray and her finder kept her for 2 months before bringing her to the ACC. No wonder MEG is confused and of course, the ACC gave her a NEW HOPE rating…MEG is only 4 months old and gets along well with other cats. A typical kitten, her finder described her as “clumsy and silly”. MEG HAS A LOT OF CATTITUDE!! DON’T LET HER LOSE THAT AND HER LIFE TOMORROW!! PLEASE CONTACT A NEW HOPE RESCUE AND APPLY TO FOSTER OR ADOPT THIS FUNKY FELINE NOW!!
My name is MEG. My Animal ID # is A1058993.
I am a female brn tabby and white domestic sh mix. The shelter thinks I am about 4 MONTHS old.
I came in the shelter as a STRAY on 11/27/2015 from NY 11220, owner surrender reason stated was STRAY. I came in with Group/Litter #K15-040751.
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
11/27/2015 Exam Type VACCINATE – Medical Rating is 1 – NORMAL , Behavior Rating is NONE, Weight 5.1 LBS.
No Final Exam
11/27/2015 PET PROFILE MEMO
11/27/15 18:02 Basic Information: Meg is a 4 month old domestic short hair who was found 9 weeks ago as a stray. She has no known injuries or health problems and the last time she went to the vet was 1 month ago. The two things her finder liked most about her were; she’s clumsy and silly. Social life and Personality: Meg was not around children or dogs but around cats he is relaxed and affectionate and when he plays he is gentle. She is house-trained and was kept indoors only. She has a medium activity level and can be described as playful, aloof, fearful, quiet and independent. Behavior: Meg has bitten her finder but it was more than 10 days ago. She hasn’t bitten another animal. Her finder did not attempt to bathe her, trim her nails or pick her up. When her coat is brushed she is fearful initially but then relaxes. When placed in a carrier she struggles, hisses, and swats. She is afraid if she is disturbed while sleeping. For a New Family to Know: Meg used clay cat litter in a hooded litter box. She liked to play with wand toys, string, stuffed toys and paper balls. She used a vertical scratching post made of sissle. When she was home Meg would tend to be in the same room. During car rides she was relaxed. She ate both wet and dry Merrick cat food. At night she either slept on the couch or in a chair. Behavior during intake: Meg hissed when approached, she crouched down had a stiff body and her ears were turned out to the side. She did not allow staff to collar.
No Web Memo
11/30/2015 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – NH ONLY
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
As per previous owner, Meg was not around children or dogs but around cats he is relaxed and affectionate and when he plays he is gentle. She is house-trained and was kept indoors only. She has a medium activity level and can be described as playful, aloof, fearful, quiet and independent. Meg has bitten her finder but it was more than 10 days ago. She hasn’t bitten another animal. Her finder did not attempt to bathe her, trim her nails or pick her up. When her coat is brushed she is fearful initially but then relaxes. When placed in a carrier she struggles, hisses, and swats. She is afraid if she is disturbed while sleeping. Reaction to assessor: Meg hisses at the assessor. Reaction when softly spoken to: Meg hisses at the assessor. Reaction to cage door opening: meg becomes stiff and alert. Reaction to touch: Meg hisses, growls, and swats at the assessor’s hand. She does not allow petting at all. Behavior Determination: New Hope Only Meg 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 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
11/27/2015 INITIAL PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 1 – NORMAL , behavior rating was NONE
Microchip: negative Sex: intact female Age 4 months Mentation: BARH Eyes: clear/ no discharge seen Ears: earmites negative Nose: normal– no discharge seen Teeth: normal If abnormal BCS: 3BCS Skin: fleas negative Hair Coat:normal–black tabby and white–no matting Declawed: no Any injuries: none seen Behavior: allowed all handling during initial– showed some nervousness during end of initial Medication: panacur and ponazuril given and activyl
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