PINK FOOT – A1050794
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**SAFE 09/15/15** Seven-year-old boys can be a bit overwhelming for pets, and Pink Foot is about to pay for that fact with her life. This attractive spayed lady is a youngster herself and probably was not raised with clear guidelines of proper behavior. Her shelter notes reflect that she was gifted to the family when the child was even younger, and kiddos raising kittens is not necessarily a recipe for success. PINK FOOT has no idea why she has been plunged into the ACC nightmare and she won’t understand why they are pinning her to that stainless steel table tomorrow. She carries an EXPNOCHILD rating and is in dire need of a foster or adopter, tonight!
My name is PINK FOOT. My Animal ID # is A1050794. – P
I am a spayed female tortie domestic sh. The shelter thinks I am about 2 YEARS old.
I came in the shelter as a OWNER SUR on 09/09/2015 from NY 11236, owner surrender reason stated was CHILDCONFL.
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
09/12/2015 Exam Type VACCINATE – Medical Rating is 1 – NORMAL , Behavior Rating is NH ONLY, Weight 10.9 LBS.
1.1mL Pyrantel given in food.
09/09/2015 PET PROFILE MEMO
09/09/15 09:55 Basic Information: Pint Foot is an altered 2 1/2 year old dilute tortie. She is given to her owner from as friends as a gift as a kitten and is being surrendered because of the rough play Pink Foot has with the owner’s son. Pink Foot has gone to the vet yearly and as no known health problems or injuries. Social Life and Personality: Pink Foot has lived with 2 adults and a 7 year old boy. Pink Foot plays rough with the boy. She has not been socialized with other cats or dogs to know her behavior with them. She is litter box trained and does not have accidents outside the box. She has been kept indoors and has a high activity level. Behavior: Pink Foot often jumps on the leg of the son that walks by. There are many times the son is playing alone or watching TV when Pink Foot will jump on his legs or arm without being provoked. Pink Foot scratches on shower curtains, furniture, and her scratching post. She is not bothered when given a bath or woken up from sleep. She struggles when having her nails trimmed and when put in a carrier. She struggles when held and if not put down she will bite. For a New Family to Know: Pink Foot is used to clumping litter inside an uncovered litter box. She has wand toys, balls, and toy mice to play with. She tends to lie in her favorite spot throughout the day. She is quiet on car rides. She eats both wet and dry nurto cat food. She likes to sleep in the bathroom sink. Intake Behavior: Pink Foot was growling throughout the intake. When approached she was hissing and growling. She did not allow handling for photos, collaring, or scanning.
No Web Memo
09/14/2015 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – EXPNOCHILD
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
As per the previous owner, Pink Foot has lived with two adults and a 7 year old boy. She plays rough with the boy and will often jump on his leg when he walks by. She also jumps on his legs and arms when he is watching TV without being provoked. She has not been exposed to other cats or dogs, so her behavior around them is unknown. She struggles when held and if not put down she will bite. She is litter box trained and does not have accidents outside the box. She has been kept indoors and has a high activity level. Reaction to Assessor: Pink Foot was growling upon approach. Reaction when softly spoken to: Pink Foot’s ears tilt slightly sideways and she continues to growl. Reaction to cage door opening: Pink Foot remains motionless. Reaction to touch: Pink Foot sniffs the assessor’s hand, but allows gentle touch on her head and nips gently. She seems to appreciate petting; she rubs her cheeks onto the assessor’s hand, and lightly head-butts, but she continues to growl. Placement Determination: Experience No Child Pink Foot tolerates petting but may be assertively demanding of attention. After a few soft passes over the body she begins to growl. This may be a sign of petting-induced aggression, where repeated physical contact results in discomfort for the cat, or it may be a sign of overstimulation. As a result of this observed behavior we recommend adopters who are familiar with signs of behavioral arousal and agitation in cats, so that interactions can be ended before Pink Foot becomes reactive. Treats should be used to reward appropriate responses to physical attention. Due to the behaviors seen in the care center, we feel that this cat will do best in a calm, quiet home with experienced cat parents and without children.
GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION
No Group Behavior Summary
09/09/2015 INITIAL PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 1 – NORMAL , behavior rating was NONE
Scanned negative BARH – growled, lunged at bars, tried to scratch, tried to bite – 0.1mL Telazol given for exam S~ 2.5 years (spay scar found) Ears, eyes, nose, mouth clear – mild gingivitis noted NOSF
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