JOSIE – A1035295
Meet Josie!! This gorgeous girl is looking for a loving forever home to call her own. Josie has lived with many other cats, and is respectful of them. She prefers not to be picked up, but enjoys playing with balls and catnip toys. Josie can be a bit stressed, so would do best in an Experienced home. Please pull this sweet girl from MACC today!!
JOSIE – A1035295
I am an unaltered female, calico Domestic Shorthair.
The shelter staff think I am about 8 months old.
I weigh 7 pounds.
I was found in NY 10031.
I have been at the shelter since May 05, 2015.
FEMALE, CALICO, DOMESTIC SH,8 mos
OWNER SUR – EVALUATE, NO HOLD Reason TOO MANY P
Intake condition EXAM REQ Intake Date 05/05/2015, From NY 10031, DueOut Date 05/05/2015, I came in with Group/Litter #K15-012502.
Medical Behavior Evaluation BLUE
ear mite negative
flea comb negaitve- treated with activyl
slight nervous during exam
According to the former owner she has not been around children or dogs so her behaviors are unknown. She lived with 9 other cats and she was relaxed, affectionate, and respectful. When she played with them it was gentle but the majority of the time she did not try to play with the other cats.
Reaction to assessor: Josie looks tense in her cage when approached by the assessor.
Reaction to door opening: Josie remains crouched down at the back of the cage, alert with eyes wide open.
Reaction to touch: Josie accepts the stroke, but remains immobile with tail tightly curled close to her body.
Placement determination: Experience
Josie tolerates attention and petting but may be fearful in the shelter.
We recommend that this cat go to a home with experienced cat parents.
Josie is an 8 month old female cat who has no prior injuries or medical problems the owner knew of. She was bred at home and has not seen a vet before. She was surrendered to the shelter because the owner had too many pets in the home.
Social Life and Personality:
According to the owner she has not been around children or dogs so her behaviors are unknown. She lived with 9 other cats and she was relaxed, affectionate, and respectful. When she played with them it was gentle but the majority of the time she did not try to play with the other cats. She is litter box trained, kept indoors only, and has a medium level of energy.
She has not bitten or scratched anyone or any animal before. She was never given a bath of had her nails clipped so her behaviors are unknown but she enjoyed being brushed. She was afraid and would struggle when picked up, held, or placed into a carrier.
New Family Info:
She is used to clay litter inside an uncovered box. She plays with balls and catnip toys and used a vertical scratching post made out of rough rope and cardboard. She was play gentle with owner and was fed both wet and dry food (Friskies) on a free fed system.
During intake she allowed to be scanned (negative), collared, pictured, and transferred without aggression. Was talkative throughout intake and when touched had stiff body but did brush against hand. When inside new carrier retreated to back but after a minute came to the front and brushed against door. When given food would eat at front of carrier.
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