ALFIE – A1037688
*** GONE 05/30/15 *** SAD STORY OF TWO BEST BUDS LEFT ALONE AT THE ACC….ALFIE and friend CEASER are mature gents who had a nice life together and enjoyed each other’s company. Now their owner has moved on without them and handsome creamsicle guy ALFIE is on the list tonight just shortly after his arrival at the ACC. ALFIE is already NEUTERED and is on the shy side. From a previous accident he has some dislocation issues with his hind legs but nothing that will hinder him. PLEASE SAVE ALFIE TONIGHT (and maybe think about CEASER)……AND IF YOU CAN’T ADOPT, PLEASE THINK ABOUT FOSTERING….RESCUES NEED YOU AND THESE CATS NEED YOU!!
My name is ALFIE. My Animal ID # is A1037688.
I am a neutered male org tabby and white domestic sh mix. The shelter thinks I am about 12 YEARS old.
I came in the shelter as a OWNER SUR on 05/27/2015 from NY 11418, owner surrender reason stated was MOVE2PRIVA. I came in with Group/Litter #K15-015514.
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
05/29/2015 Exam Type VACCINATE – Medical Rating is 3 NC – MAJOR CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, Behavior Rating is NH ONLY, Weight 9.8 LBS.
No Final Exam
05/27/2015 PET PROFILE MEMO
05/27/15 10:43 BASIC INFORMATION: Alfie is an orange tabby/ white 12 yr old, neutered DSH cat. Alfie was given to the owner a gift. When Alfie was still a kitten, he would like to play with bags. While playing with a bag Alfie got tangled up and out of fear tried to escape by running off, Alfie hit his hind legs and dislocated them, Alfie was taken to a vet and treated. Since this incident client stated Alfie has become severely aggressive when confined into a carrier or cage. Alfie is now 12 yrs old and has recovered but will still show signs of trouble balancing while walking. client is unable to keep both Alfie & his feline buddy Ceaser A1037689 due to a residential move to a residence that does not allow pets. SOCIALIZATION: Alfie has been exposed to children ages 6 and up. Alfie is very shy & will often hide. Client states after a while Alfie will come out from his hiding spots and allow children to pet him, this also applies to strangers & adults. Alfie does not play with adults or children. Alfie has lived with another feline pal Ceaser A1037689. Alfie enjoyed the presence of Ceaser and will play with each other in a gentle manner. Alfie has never been exposed to other cats , dogs or other small animals. Alfie is litter box trained & does not have accidents outside of litter box. Alfie’s activity level is medium & he is best described as a shy, mellow & independent cat. BEHAVIOR: Since the incident of the dislocation of Alfie’s hind limb, over the course of 12yrs he has become progressively aggressive when placed into a carrier or a cage. Alfie hisses, growls & becomes very vocal. Alfie with bite, scratch & attack when he is inside of a carrier or cage. If Alfie is taken to a vet he may have to be sedated. FOR A NEW FAMILY TO KNOW: Alfie uses clay litter inside of a hooded litter box. He enjoys playing with cat toys such as, balls & strings. Alfie has a scratching post made of wood. When owner is home Alfie will often be in the same room. Alfie enjoys eating wet food 1X per day & will munch on dry food throughout the day. Alfie enjoys food from the brand 9 Lives. He also enjoys treats from brand Temptations. Alfie enjoys sleeping on the floor. BEHAVIOR DURING INTAKE: Alfie was brought inside of a carrier. Alfie began hissing, scratching & very vocal while inside of carrier. Alfie did not allow anyone to come near his carrier & started to bite on carrier when counselor attempted to handle. Alfie did not allow any handling.
No Web Memo
05/29/2015 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – NH ONLY
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
Owner Profile: Alfie was bought into the care center by his previous owner due to moving to a place that does not allow pets. Alfie has been exposed to children ages six and up. Alfie is very shy & will often hide. After awhile Alfie will come out from his hiding spots and allow petting. Alfie lived with another cat (Ceaser A1037689). Alfie would play with each other in a gentle manner. Alfie behavior towards dogs remains unknown. Alfie is litter box trained. Notes: Alfie seems to not be thriving in this environment and at the time of the assessment he was displaying behaviors that preclude placement in the adoptions room and may require further investigation before placement in a home. He is extremely fearful and currently does not tolerate petting or handling. The behavior department feels that placement with a New Hope Partner is the best option at this time. Reaction to assessor: swats, strikes, charges at me (5) When spoken quietly: swats, strikes, charges at me (5) Reaction to door cage opening: charges at me (5) Reaction to touch: does not allow petting at all (5) Try picking cat up: does not allows petting or handling at all Placement Determination: NewHope
GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION
No Group Behavior Summary
05/28/2015 INITIAL PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 3 NC – MAJOR CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, behavior rating was NONE
scanned negative male neuetered 12 years old ~ eetn-no eye or nasal discharge -ears wnl -severe gingivitis skin-no fleas noted (activyl applied) does not allows handling, hissing and trying to scratch (0.15 ml telazol injetced to do exam) barh nosf
CAME IN WITH:
CEASER – A1037689: https://catarchives.urgentpodr.org/ceaser-a1037689/
For more information on adopting from the NYC AC&C, or to find a rescue to assist, please read the following: http://
If you are local to the Tri-State, New England, and the general Northeast United States area, and you are SERIOUS about adopting or fostering one of the animals at NYC ACC, please read our MUST READ section for instructions, or email [email protected]
Our experienced volunteers will do their best to guide you through the process.
*We highly discourage everyone from trusting strangers that send them Facebook messages, offering help, for it has ended in truly tragic events.*
For more info on behavior codes and ratings, please read here:http://
For answers to Frequently Asked Questions, please see:http://
You can call (212) 788-4000 for automated instructions.
View all entries in: Gone Cats 2015-05