ASHES – A1058088
Safe 11-28-2015 Brooklyn
***SAFE 11/28/15 *** ASHES was surrendered along with her kittens as the owner had,”no time to care for them!” OK. But they DIDN’T have time to spay the 4 year old so there wouldn’t be any kittens! ASHES lived with her former owner since she was a kitten, yet she was just so easily DUMPED! She is scared of her unfamiliar surroundings and needs an EXPERIENCED new cat owner! PLEASE FOSTER or ADOPT this sweet girl! She didn’t do anything, besides have a litter of kittens that the former owner wasn’t responsible enough to avoid it with a simple spay to begin with!
My name is ASHES. My Animal ID # is A1058088. – P
I am a female gray domestic sh mix. The shelter thinks I am about 4 YEARS old.
I came in the shelter as a OWNER SUR on 11/16/2015 from NY 11103, owner surrender reason stated was PERS PROB. I came in with Group/Litter #K15-039728.
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
11/16/2015 Exam Type VACCINATE – Medical Rating is 1 – NORMAL , Behavior Rating is NONE, Weight 6.2 LBS.
0.5cc activyl flea tx 0.6cc pyrantel deworming
11/16/2015 PET PROFILE MEMO
11/16/15 15:00 Basic Information: Ashes is a four year old female gray dsh cat, she was surrendered along with her kittens due to her owner not having the time to care for them. She is described as mellow, calm and affectionate. She was a gift from a family friend and was with her owner since she was a kitten. Personality: Ashes has lived with three adults and two small children. Around children Ashes is described as relaxed and tolerant, owner stated her youngest son would pull her tail and chase after her and she wasn’t bothered. She doesn’t engage in play. Around other male cats she is aggressive, owner stated they had a male cat in the home and she would hiss and swat at him. She has never been around dogs. She is litterbox trained and has been kept mostly indoors but Ashes will venture outside from time to time. Her activity level is described as low, she mostly likes to sleep or lounge around the home. Behavior: Ashes often escapes from the home, owner stated she will break the screen covering on the window. Ashes claws at furnture mostly the couch, she has not had a scratching post in her previous home. Ashes will cry when given a bath but will allow bathing. Her owner did not trim her nails or put her in carriers. Ashes enjoys being petted and held, she doesn’t like to be brushed. Owner stated Ashes often jumps on the counter and eats human food as well as eats from the garbage. For a new family to know: Ashes uses Scoop away litter and has used an uncovered littebox. When home he tends to stay in a favorite spot and stay hidden. She doesn’t engage in play or plays with toys. In car rides she meows and cries. Ashes eats both wet and dry food Fancy Feast brand and is fed twice a day. Ashes sleeps any and everywhere according to her owner. Upon intake Ashes was tense and had a firm body, her ears were turned and her pupils dialated. She allowed all handling, counselor was able to scan, collar and photograph.
No Web Memo
11/19/2015 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – EXPERIENCE
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
Ashes has lived with three adults and two small children. Around children Ashes is described as relaxed and tolerant. She doesn’t engage in play. The previous owner stated they had a male cat in the home and she would hiss and swat at him. She has never been around dogs. She is litterbox trained and has been kept mostly indoors. Ashes will venture outside from time to time. Her activity level is described as low, she mostly likes to sleep or lounges around the home. Reaction to assessor: Ashes does not come to front but remains neutral When spoken quietly: Ashes does not come to front but remains neutral Reaction to door cage opening: Ashes remains motionless Reaction to touch: Ashes allows petting with a slow approach Try picking cat up: Ashes is tolerant of this type of handling but tense. Behavior Determination: Experience At the time of the assessment Ashes was displaying fearful behavior; does not seek attention from the assessor and becomes alert when the kennel was open. Remains motionless as I started to get closer but after a steady slow approach using soft voices she relaxed a little. I was able to pet her and interact with her in a limited way. I was also able to pick her up and although she was tense no fractious behavior was display. We recommend that this cat go to a home with experienced cat parents.
GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION
No Group Behavior Summary
11/16/2015 INITIAL PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 1 – NORMAL , behavior rating was NONE
scan neg intact female ears clean eyes clear teeth good BARH nosf
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