ONYX – A1057223
Urgent 11-14-2015 Brooklyn Rescue: Anjellicle Cats Rescue Please honor your pledges: http://bit.ly/OnyxA1057223
**SAFE 11/14/15** AWESOME ONYX WAS A LOYAL FAMILY MEMBER FROM FOUR MONTHS OF AGE….But another family member got “ALLERGIES” and so the loyalty to ONYX just got swept out the door and ONYX went to the ACC…..At home, ONYX was a sweet guy who liked to be with his owners and liked to be with kids….broken-hearted now, ONYX has an EXPNOCHILD rating. What an irony for a cat who loves children!! ONYX is either 5 or 10 years old (the ACC couldn’t make up its mind) and is already NEUTERED. PLEASE HELP THIS PURRFECT PANTHER FIND A NEW AND LOVING HOME TONIGHT WHERE HE WILL BE A FOREVER CAT!!
My name is ONYX. My Animal ID # is A1057223. – P
I am a neutered male black domestic sh mix. The shelter thinks I am about 5 YEARS old.
I came in the shelter as a OWNER SUR on 11/07/2015 from NY 11435, owner surrender reason stated was ALLERGIES.
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
11/10/2015 Exam Type VACCINATE – Medical Rating is 2 NC – MINOR CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, Behavior Rating is NONE, Weight 16.1 LBS.
Gave 1.6 cc Pyrantel in food
11/07/2015 PET PROFILE MEMO
11/07/15 17:42 BASIC INFORMATION Onyx is a black 10 year old cat rescued when he was 4 months old. Since then Onyx has been a loyal member of the family. Owner is surrendering Onyx due to her mother having allegories. Onyx has no known illness. SOCIALIZATION Since a kitten Onyx has been around children of various ages. Around children he would seek attention and rub on them. However with load noises he runs to hide. When stranger approach him he shyly approach and will be tolerant of petting and handling. When family member are home Onyx lies down next to them and enjoys having his coat brushed. He has never been around other cats or dogs. BEHAVIOR Onyx is tolerant of most handling. He has never received a bath or had his nail trimmed but enjoys having his coat brushed. At times he struggles going into the carrier and attempted to flee when being restrained. He has never bitten or scratches anyone. He always uses his hooded litter box and never had accidence. FOR NEW FAMILIES TO KNOW Onyx is described as independent, mellow and at times playful. He enjoys playing with strings, boxes and wands. His favorite treats are temptation treats. Onyx enjoys sun bathing by the window and watching for birds through the window for hours. He loves unlimited Purina dry food. He does not like wet food and will not eat it. Onyx seeks sometimes attention and leans in to be petted. But most of the time he lounges alone in the living room. He does not care much for scratching post and sometimes grooms his nails on the sofa arm chair. BEHAVIOR DURING INTAKE During intake Onyx was a bit nervous. He allowed being picked up and removed from his carrier. But later become tense and hissed at counselor. He attempted to flee and did not allow much handling. However counselor was able to collar, photographed and scanned Onyx.
No Web Memo
11/10/2015 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – EXPNOCHILD
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
Onyx behavior was monitored by the enichment faciliator pior to his evaluation. They noticed Onyx is tense and uncomfortable in the care center. Onyx was bought into the care center due to someone in his previous having allergies. Since a kitten Onyx has been around children of various ages. Around children he would seek attention and rub on them. However with loud noises he would run to hide. When strangers approached him he shyly approach them and would allow petting and handling. When family member are home Onyx would lay down next to them and enjoy having his coat brushed. He has never been around other cats or dogs. Reaction to assessor: Onyx stays at the back of the cage and ignores the assessor When spoken quietly: Onyx stays at the back of the cage and continues to ignore the assessor Reaction to door cage opening: Onyx remains motionless Reaction to touch: Onyx remains tense but allows limited petting Try picking cat up: Did not attempt due to Onyx being fearful Behavior Determination: Experience No Child At the time of the assessment Onyx was displaying fearful behavior; does not seek attention from the assessor and continues to ignore them when the kennel was open. Remains motionless as I started to get closer. I was able to pet him and interact with him in a limited way. Although he was tense no fractious behavior was display. We recommend that this cat go to a home with experienced cat parents with no children.
GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION
No Group Behavior Summary
11/09/2015 INITIAL PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 2 NC – MINOR CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, behavior rating was NONE
sedated with 0.25ml telazol at 6:00pm for exam Microchip: scan positive 461E7DIC6A Sex: neutered male Age: approximately 5 years old Mentation: BARH Eyes: clear Ears: clean Nose: wnl Teeth: wear and dental staining, mild gingivitis BCS: 4/5, overweight Skin & Hair Coat: hair loss on ventral lower abdomen and inner thighs due to overgrooming Declawed: no Nail trim Behavior: did not allow handling – sedated for exam
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