GASTON – A1031653
Healthy cats shouldn’t be killed just because they are scared, but that is the fate which awaits GASTON tomorrow. His medical notes strongly suggest that he is a lost family pet, and actually, his behavior (which earned him a New Hope rating) can be seen to suggest that as well. Family pets are often terrified when they find themselves in the ACC, and GASTON is definitely terrified. Please give this excellent boy a second chance at being a loved family member, by working with a New Hope rescue partner tonight.
***SAFE*** Pulled by Staten Island Hope- Donation website: http://www.statenislandhoperescue.org/
My name is GASTON. My Animal ID # is A1031653.
I am a male white and black domestic sh mix. The shelter thinks I am about 2 YEARS old.
I came in the shelter as a STRAY on 03/29/2015 from NY 11212, owner surrender reason stated was STRAY. I came in with Group/Litter #K15-008377.
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
03/29/2015 Exam Type VACCINATE – Medical Rating is 1 – NORMAL , Behavior Rating is NONE, Weight 13.4 LBS.
Rabies in RHL FVRCP in RFL
03/29/2015 PET PROFILE MEMO
03/29/15 14:45 Upon intake cat was very nervous. Every movement made towards it cause the cat to run in the opposite direction. Cat could not be collared nor scanned for a microchip.
No Web Memo
04/02/2015 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – NH ONLY
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
Notes: was brought to the shelter as a stray so we don’t have any behavioral history previous to what we are seeing during the evaluation. He seems to not be thriving in this environment and at the time of the assessment Gaston was displaying behaviors that prevent 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: does not come to front but remains neutral (2) When spoken quietly: does not come to front but remains neutral (2) Reaction to door cage opening: becomes stiff, alert (3) Reaction to touch: growls, does not allows petting at all (5) Reaction to toy or novel object: hisses, growls (5) Try picking cat up: did not attempt to pick the cat up, fractious behavior Placement Determination: NewHope
GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION
No Group Behavior Summary
03/29/2015 INITIAL PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 1 – NORMAL , behavior rating was NONE
scan negative male, ~2 years tolerates exam very well appears to be in good health NOSF applied activyl flea prevention
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