PUMPKIN – A1050735
Safe 9-18-2015 Staten Island
**SAFE 09/18/15** NEW HOPE RATING FOR A SCARED, GOOD BOY! PUMPKIN is a NEUTERED 5-year-old boy who was gifted to his former family, which is just not a great idea. The home he was gifted into already had resident cats, and Pumpkin does not seem like he asserted himself in that environment. The person who surrendered him claimed it was because he did not “interact” with her very much, which does leave one wondering if the other cats picked on him? PUMPKIN is terrified at the shelter and that has earned him a NEW HOPE rating. Only an ACC-approved rescue group can save him for a FOSTER or ADOPTER tonight. Please message the Urgent/PODR help desk at [email protected] if you live within about 3-4 hours of NYC and can give this misunderstood boy a lifesaving home, tonight!
Staten Island Center
My name is PUMPKIN. My Animal ID # is A1050735.
I am a neutered male black and white domestic sh mix. The shelter thinks I am about 5 YEARS old.
I came in the shelter as a OWNER SUR on 09/08/2015 from NY 10306, owner surrender reason stated was NO TIME. I came in with Group/Litter #K15-031324.
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
09/08/2015 Exam Type VACCINATE – Medical Rating is 2 NC – MINOR CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, Behavior Rating is NONE, Weight 10.4 LBS.
1.0ml activyl applied 1.0ml pyrantel given po
09/08/2015 PET PROFILE MEMO
09/08/15 20:51 Where did this cat come from? Pumpkin was a gift from a friend. WHY ARE YOU BRINGING THIS CAT IN? Pumpkin was brought to our facility because the owner stated Pumpkin did not interact much with her. RELATIONSHIP Owner stated she had Pumpkin for about 2 years. PEOPLE Pumpkin has lived with 2 adults. OTHER ANIMALS Pumpkin lived with 4 other cats. Pumpkin would keep to himself and interact with Leo. PERSONALITY Mellow, more independent. Likes to keep to himself. HABITS Friskies both dry and wet and blue. Any medical problems that you’re aware of? None that owner was aware of. Pumpkin is litter box trained and the owner used a clumping litter. Owner stated Pumpkin loved catnip toys and used a scratching post that was smooth wood. Owner stated Pumpkin would play somewhat rough with her and is afraid to be in the car. In the house, Pumpkin would follow her around for a little but then hide.
No Web Memo
09/15/2015 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – NH ONLY
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
Reaction to assessor: Hiding when I approach cage. (3) Reaction to being spoken to quietly: Continues to hide. (3) Reaction to cage door opening: Stiff and alert. (3) Reaction to touch: Moves away to avoid, hisses, growls. (4) Notes: Pumpkin came to the shelter surrendered by an owner who described him as mellow and independent. At the time of the assessment, Pumpkin is displaying fearful behavior. He avoids interaction with the assessor and does not allow handling. Pumpking is exhibiting behavior suited to rescue partners, and would do best in an experienced foster home.
GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION
No Group Behavior Summary
09/08/2015 INITIAL PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 2 NC – MINOR CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, behavior rating was NONE
qar microchip scan negative nervous, allowed handling neutered male, 5 yrs old healing scratch on nose minor conjunctivitis, most likely due to scratch on face erythromycin applied to both eyes moderate tartar flea comb negative nosf
CAME IN WITH
LEO – A1050732
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