SAMMY – A1060434
Gone 12-19-2015 Manhattan
***GONE 12/19/15***SWEET SAMMY BETRAYED HOUSE PET NEEDS NEW FRIEND! Seven year old Sammy was a faithful feline friend to her family since she was a kitten. She is described by her former owner as a ‘friendly, affectionate and independent” girl who “loves to play with buttons, bottle caps or strings.” She lived with a teenager and got along well with all people but apparently didn’t like two dogs in the home. We suspect that Sammy was there first and we have no idea what the family did to calm this girl down. We know that they decided to dump their longtime companion at a kill happy shelter where despite the fact that she is purrfectly healthy, is slated to become a sad ACC stat when tomorrow afternoon rolls around. Sammy tolerated petting and handling during her behavior eval but it is recommended that she go to a quiet home with no kids. She’s a big, beautiful girl, already spayed, used to being a pampered house pet and would love to be your new furever friend. Please reserve Sammy online or let a rescue know if you can help. Transportation is available. Contact [email protected] for assistance. Sweet Sammy deserves a holiday miracle. Please help create one by making the call for her NOW!!!
My name is SAMMY. My Animal ID # is A1060434. – P
I am a spayed female tortie and tan domestic sh mix. The shelter thinks I am about 7 YEARS old.
I came in the shelter as a OWNER SUR on 12/13/2015 from NY 10468, owner surrender reason stated was PETS CONFL.
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
12/13/2015 Exam Type VACCINATE – Medical Rating is 1 – NORMAL , Behavior Rating is NONE, Weight 14.4 LBS.
12/13/2015 PET PROFILE MEMO
12/13/15 09:18 BASIC INFO Sammy A1060434 is a 7 year old domestic shorthair cat. She is being surrendered to the shelter because she is not getting along with 2 dogs in the home. Owner has had Sammy for 7 years. Sammy does not have any health issues or concerns. SOCIALIZATION Sammy is friendly around strangers. She has lived with a teenager and she was respectful of her. She plays a little rough with adults. Sammy has lived with 2 small dogs, she did not like the dogs and would fight with them. Sammy has previously scratched but only because she was startled by the owner as she was being fed. BEHAVIOR The only behavior issue that Sammy has is that she does not get along with dogs. She was quiet on the bus ride here. Sammy grooms herself. She enjoys being picked up and petted. She is not bothered if disturbed out of her sleep. FOR A NEW FAMILY TO KNOW Sammy is friendly, affectionate and independent. She has a high activity level. Sammy loves to play with buttons, bottle caps, or strings. She has been kept mostly indoors. Sammy sleeps on a cat bed. She eats wet and dry food, any brand will be fine. She is litter box trained and uses a regular litter box with fresh step litter. Sammy uses an arched scratching post made from card board to scratch on. BEHAVIOR DURING INTAKE Sammy was very nervous and retreated to the back of the kennel.
No Web Memo
12/16/2015 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – EXPNOCHILD
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
Sammy’s former owner stated she is friendly around strangers. She has lived with a teenager and she was respectful of her. She plays a little rough with adults. Sammy has lived with 2 small dogs, she did not like the dogs and would becomes defensive with them. Also, friendly, affectionate and independent. Reaction to assessor: Sammy looks tense in her cage when approached by the assessor. Reaction to door opening: Sammy remains crouched position by the front of the cage, body is held tightly, alert with pupils dilated. Reaction to touch: Sammy accepts the stroke, but flinches during the touch and remains cautious to her surroundings, even to sudden noises. Placement determination: Experience /no child Sammy tolerates attention and petting but may be fearful in the shelter, and may be intimidated by small children. 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
12/13/2015 INITIAL PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 1 – NORMAL , behavior rating was NONE
Microchip: scan neg Sex: spayed, spay scar seen Age ~ 7 Yrs Mentation:BAR Eyes:clear If abnormal BCS:4/5 Behavior: nervous, tense and try to bite during the exam
No RE-EXAM or CAGE-EXAM found
No detailed description for a visit type RE-EXAM or CAGE-EXAM found!
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