SAFE 04/10/15 GINGER – A0927161 – Manhattan, NY
WHAT??? GORGEOUS GINGER HAS A NEW HOPE RATING??? GiNGER has sadly been returned to the ACC for behavioral issues. Owners apparently did not address the issues but RETURNED her to the shelter…..GINGER NEEDS A FAIR HEARING AND A COMPETENT VET EVALUATION TO SEE IF THERE IS A MEDICAL REASON FOR HER BEHAVIOR…..PLEASE CONSIDER FOSTERING GINGER….SHE IS ALREADY SPAYED AND JUST NEEDS A CHANCE…..WHO CAN GIVE IT TO HER??
My name is GINGER. My Animal ID # is A0927161.
I am a spayed female gray tiger amer sh mix. The shelter thinks I am about 3 YEARS old.
I came in the shelter as a OWNER SUR on 04/04/2015 from NY 10029, owner surrender reason stated was ATT PEOPLE.
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
04/04/2015 Exam Type VACCINATE – Medical Rating is 1 – NORMAL , Behavior Rating is EXPNOCHILD, Weight 7.0 LBS.
No Final Exam
04/04/2015 PET PROFILE MEMO
04/04/15 17:54 Ginger is a 3 year old spayed cat who has no known injuries or medical problems. Social Life and Personality: According to owner she has been around children from 2 years old and up and is aggressive towards them, hissing, swatting, scratching, and biting them. She does not play and has the same behaviors with other cats and dogs (has lived with both). She is litter box trained, kept indoors only, and has a medium level of energy. Behaviors: She does have a history of biting and scratching people and animals but has not done so for a month. The owners stated they are unable to initiate any contact with the cat and after a few minutes after she initiates it with you she will bite or scratch. New Family Info: She is used to clumping litter inside an uncovered box. She scratches on the owners couch but was not given a scratching post to use before. She was fed dry food. During intake would hiss, swat, and growl at admission counselor. Was unable to collar and picture and when scanned (positive) and transferred showed aggression (hissing, growling, and swatting).
No Web Memo
04/08/2015 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – NH ONLY
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
Reaction to assessor: Ginger was inside her hidey box upon approach, but came out and sat at the front when she saw the assessor. When softly spoken to, she starts to growl and yowl. Reaction to cage door opening: Ginger charges at the opening, spits, and continues to yowl. Reaction to touch: Ginger does not allow touch; she hisses, swats at the assessor’s hand, and meows loudly. As per previous owner, Ginger has exhibited aggressive behaviors and reported a history of biting and scratching people and animals in the past. They said she would hiss, swat, scratch, and bite children and other cats and dogs in which she lived with. They were unable to initiate interactions with Ginger, unless she initiates it first. After a few minutes, she would then bite or scratch. Behavior Determination: NH ONLY Ginger is displaying behaviors that preclude placement in the adoptions room and/or may require further investigation before placement in a home. She has tried to swat, scratch, bite, and does not currently tolerate petting or handling. She also has a known history of behavioral issues that need to be addressed. The behavior department feels that placement with a New Hope Partner is the best option at this time.
GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION
No Group Behavior Summary
04/04/2015 POST ADOPTION PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 1 – NORMAL , behavior rating was EXPNOCHILD
Scan positive#985121013181659 Barh Mild dental staining. Animal was aggressive during examination. Hissing,swatting and growling(had help upon examinng by:0811) Over weight for frame. Spayed female as per previous info in chameleon. Nosf
No RE-EXAM or CAGE-EXAM found
No detailed description for a visit type RE-EXAM or CAGE-EXAM found!
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