SANDY – A1049632
Urgent 12-21-2015 Brooklyn Rescue: Staten Island Hope Please honor your pledges: http://www.statenislandhoperescue.org/
***SAFE 12/21/15*** ADOPTED IN SEPTEMBER, RETURNED IN DECEMBER….So much for a happy holiday for SANDY!! SANDY has been doing her business outside the litterbox for two months and yet her adopter never took her to the vet to find out if there was a physical problem…..much easier to just dump SANDY back at the shelter. At the ACC, SANDY is using the litterbox and is friendly but hesitant as you would expect a shelter cat to be. SANDY is already SPAYED and one year old. PLEASE GIVE SANDY THE LOVING AND UNDERSTANDING HOME SHE NEEDS…Something clearly was not right in her previous home and she needs the right purrson by noon tomorrow!! BRING SANDY HOME FOR CHRISTMAS!! APPLY TO FOSTER OR ADOPT HER NOW!!
My name is SANDY. My Animal ID # is A1049632. – P
I am a spayed female brn tabby and white domestic sh. The shelter thinks I am about 1 YEAR
I came in the shelter as a RETURN on 11/27/2015 from NY 11204, owner surrender reason stated was HOUSE SOIL.
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
12/04/2015 Exam Type RESOLUTION – Medical Rating is 1 – NORMAL , Behavior Rating is EXPNOCHILD, Weight 9.1 LBS.
S/O: VET CHECK TO RECHECK VOMITING BAR ON PRESENTATION EATING WELL NO REPORTS OF VOMITING A: VOMITING – RESOLVED PX: EXCELLENT P: CONTINUE TO MONITOR WHILE IN BACC
11/27/2015 PET PROFILE MEMO
11/27/15 11:13 Basic Information: Sandy is an 11 month old altered female domestic shorthair. She was adopted from AC&C back in September. Owner came to surrender Sandy due to house soil. Social Life and Personality: Sandy lived with one elderly woman and been around adults and children ages 13, 11 and 4. Owner stated Sandy is relaxed and tolerant towards people in the household. She has never been around other animals. She’s indoors only and activity level is to a medium. Owner describes Sandy as shy, assertive, and affectionate. Behavior: Sandy has nip at someone but never puncture skin. Owner stated when she put Sandy at times she will turn around and nip at hand. She does often claw on furniture and carpet. She was never given a bath or nail trim. Sandy struggles to be picked up and held. Owner stated Sandy uses the bathroom daily outside the litter box. Sandy will urinate and defecate on clothes, carpet and couch. This problem has been going on for two months and owner never took Sandy to the vet. For a New Family to Know: Sandy likes to play with toys such as balls and strings. Sandy usually stays in her favorite spot and doesn’t play with owner. Owner stated Sandy likes to play by herself and do her own thing. Sandy eats dry food called Science Diet. Intake Behavior: Upon intake Sandy was calm and relaxed. She scanned positive for a microchip and allowed all handling.
No Web Memo
11/30/2015 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – EXPNOCHILD
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
Sandy’s previous owner stated that she has lived with an elderly woman, adults, and children ages 13, 11, and 4. She is relaxed and tolerant towards people in the home, but she has never been around other animals. She was kept indoors and has a medium activity level. She was described as shy, assertive, and affectionate. Sometimes when the owner pets her she will turn around and nip the hand, but it never punctured skin. Sandy will struggle when picked up and held. Reaction to Assessor: Sandy was calm and relaxed upon approach. Reaction when softly spoken to: Sandy looks at the assessor and then looks around her surroundings. Reaction to cage door opening: Sandy remains soft and relaxed. Reaction to touch: Sandy was a bit hesitant, but she meows softly and shows interest in interacting. She head-butts lightly, leans into petting, and rolls over. She hisses when pet too roughly and her tail starts to wave back and forth, but she appreciates petting when approached slowly and slowly warms up. She still seems cautious of the assessor’s hand throughout the interaction though. Reaction to being picked up: Sandy becomes tense and struggles to be put back down. Sandy’s previous owners report that she was eliminating outside the litter box for two months and has been urinating and defecating on clothes, the carpet, and the couch. We are unaware if any modifications steps were taken to try and address this behavior in the home, so we cannot be sure what the trigger may have been or if this behavior may continue in a future home. She has used the litter box appropriately during her stay in the care center. However, we recommend that potential adopters be comfortable with management and modification techniques for elimination outside the litter box should this behavior continue in a home environment. Placement Determination: Experience No Child Sandy interacts with the observer, appreciates attention, and tolerates petting, but she appears to be easily overstimulated. As a result of this observed behavior we recommend adopters who are familiar with signs of behavioral arousal and agitation in cats, so that interactions can be ended before Sandy becomes overstimulated. Treats should be used to reward appropriate responses to physical attention. Due to the behaviors seen in the care center we feel that this cat will do best in a home with experienced cat parents and without children.
GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION
No Group Behavior Summary
11/27/2015 INITIAL PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 1 – NORMAL , behavior rating was AVERAGE
Microchip: scan positive 981020013235472 Sex: spayed female Age: 11 months old Mentation: BARH Eyes: clear Ears: clean Nose: wnl Teeth: white BCS: 3/5 Skin: wnl, no fleas seen Hair Coat: well groomed Declawed: no Behavior: nervous, hisses but allowed handling
12/02/2015 CAGE EXAM (LAST MAJOR EXAM)
Medical rating 2 NC – MINOR CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, behavior rating EXPNOCHILD
ON SYMPTOMS CHECKLIST FOR VOMTING S/O: Cat is Q/BAR, appears to be eating, vomited bile with some food on rounds A: Vomiting DDx: dietary indiscretion/food intolerance, IBD, early URI, open P: Start on Cerenia SID x 3d and recheck
SANDY – A1049632
FEMALE, BR TIGER / WHITE, DOMESTIC SH,8 mos
OWNER SUR – EVALUATE, NO HOLD Reason OWNER DIED
Intake condition EXAM REQ Intake Date 08/29/2015, From NY 11233, DueOut Date 08/29/2015
Medical Behavior Evaluation BLUE
Medical Summary scanned neg intact female s/o: bar heart and lungs wnl abd n a: healthy p: activyl 1cc pyrantel
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