PRECIOUS – A1050061
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***SAFE 09/09/15*** SECOND CHANCE FOR PURRFECT PRECIOUS!! PRECIOUS IS A SOLO ACT WHO LOVED KIDS…..Apparently that wasn’t enough to keep her because her owners suddenly developed ALLERGIES after 3 years….PRECIOUS is already SPAYED and she likes toys. At the ACC she is totally out of her element surrounded by noise, cats and dogs and has a NEW HOPE rating……IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO GO “SOLO”, PLEASE CONSIDER PRECIOUS. Many places only allow one cat and she would be your BFF…CONTACT A NEW HOPE RESCUE AND SPEAK UP FOR PRECIOUS NOW!!
Staten Island Center
My name is PRECIOUS. My Animal ID # is A1050061.
I am a spayed female torbie and orange domestic sh mix. The shelter thinks I am about 3 YEARS old.
I came in the shelter as a OWNER SUR on 09/02/2015 from NY 10301, owner surrender reason stated was ALLERGIES.
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
09/02/2015 Exam Type VACCINATE – Medical Rating is 2 NC – MINOR CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, Behavior Rating is NONE, Weight 10.0 LBS.
1ml pyrantel 1ml activyl
09/02/2015 PET PROFILE MEMO
09/02/15 11:59 Basic Information: Precious is a 3year old spayed domestic shorthair that has no past or current medical problems that the previous owners are aware of. Social Life & Personality: Around children, Precious is relaxed and affectionate. She also is gentle. Around other cats, Precious is described as being aggressive and fearful, often hissing and running away. Around other dogs, Precious is fearful and will often hide and limit her interactions with them. Precious is an indoor only cat who is litter box trained. She is described as having a medium activity level and is very playful. Behavior Issues: Precious has bitten one person before but it did not break skin. She is said to be aggressive towards other dogs and fights with other cats. She has never bitten another animal however. Precious enjoys having her coat brushed and being picked up and held. She goes to bite and struggles when given a bath or trying to clip her nails. Previous owners said that when she gets upset, she sometimes will pee outside the litter box. This problem has been going on for about a month and was not taken to the vet for an evaluation. For a New Family to Know: Precious uses clumping freshstep litter in a hooded litter box. She enjoys all types of cat toys; wands, catnip, stuffed toys, balls etc. She does use a vertical scratching post made out of smooth wood. When home, Precious rarely seeks attention and plays gentle with you. In car rides, Precious does meow and cry. She was fed only MeowMix dry food and treats. She also enjoys sleeping in her cat bed. Behavior Upon Intake: Precious seemed fearful and was struggling to escape her carrier. She did not show any signs of aggression, but was more nervous of her new surroundings.
No Web Memo
09/06/2015 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – NH ONLY
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
Reaction to assessor: Sitting in back of cage when I approach, neutral. (2) Reaction to being spoken to quietly: Growls at me. (3) Reaction to cage door opening: Hisses, growls louder. (3) Reaction to touch: Does not allow handling. (5) Notes: Precious came to the shelter surrendered by an owner who described her as relaxed and playful. They noted that she is gentle with children, but fearful around both other cats and dogs. At the time of the assessment, Precious is not allowing handling and appears to be very stressed. Precious is exhibiting behavior suited to rescue partners.
GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION
No Group Behavior Summary
09/02/2015 INITIAL PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 2 NC – MINOR CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, behavior rating was NONE
Scan negative bARH AMBx4 Aggressive, net used spayed~3yrs EENT:WNL Nosf
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