SOCKS – A1047770
8-21-2015 Manhattan Rescue: Staten Island Hope Please honor your pledges: http://www.statenislandhoperescue.org/
***SAFE 08/21/15 *** PERFECTLY HEALTHY SOCKS IS A KITTEN WHO WAS OBVIOUSLY DUMPED BY HIS OWNER YET THE ACC SAYS STRAY- NOW THIS SUPER KITTEN WILL DIE BECAUSE HE HISSED!!! The ACC info says SOCKS is a stray but if you read the bio you will see he is really an OWNER DUMP! SOCKS is a one year old KITTEN who has unfairly been slapped with a NEW HOPE rating because he hissed. SOCKS has lived with children and other cats. He was said to be playful and affectionate and had good litterbox manners. SOCKS allowed petting and handling on his assessment and even leaned into the assessor’s hand while doing so – but wait – he hissed!! THAT HISS GOT HIM AN UNFAIR NEW HOPE RATING AND A TRIP TO THE EUTH LIST TONIGHT!! ANYONE CAN SEE HOW UNFAIR THIS IS FOR SOCKS – HE IS A SWEET FRIENDLY KITTEN AND DESERVES A FUREVER HOME. CONTACT A RESCUE TO GET THIS BOY OUT OF HERE NOW!!
My name is SOCKS. My Animal ID # is A1047770.
I am a male black and white domestic sh mix. The shelter thinks I am about 1 YEAR
I came in the shelter as a STRAY on 08/13/2015 from NY 11369, owner surrender reason stated was STRAY.
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
08/14/2015 Exam Type VACCINATE – Medical Rating is 1 – NORMAL , Behavior Rating is NONE, Weight 10.9 LBS.
No Final Exam
08/13/2015 PET PROFILE MEMO
08/13/15 19:51 Basic Information: Socks is a male domestic short hair cat. Social Life and Personality: Socks has been around children aged 10 and up and around them he was tolerant and never played with them. Around other cats Socks is tolerant but will sometimes chase them around. when he plays with another cat he is very exuberant. Socks has never been around any dogs so it is unknown how he reacts to them. Socks is litterbox trained and has been kept indoors only. Socks is described as playful, confident, friendly, assertive, affectionate, quiet, and independant with a medium activity level. Behavior issues: Socks tends to claw furniture and walls. When Socks plays he gets a little rough and may play bite.Socks was never given a bath so it is unknown how he reacts to them. Socks is not bothered when someone trims his nails. Socks enjoys when someone brushes his coat, holds him and doesn’t mind being put into a carrier. For a New family to Know: Socks uses clumping litter in a hooded litterbox. Socks likes to play with balls, wand toys, catnip toys, string and stuffed toys. Socks likes a vertical scratching post made of carpet. When at home Socks will stay in the same room as you or follow you around. Socks eats both wet and dry food and will sleep where he feels most comfrotable. Intake Behavior: Socks was unable to be collared or have his picture taken due to growling hissing and swatting.
No Web Memo
08/18/2015 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – NH ONLY
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
Socks has been around children aged 10 and up and around them he was tolerant and never played with them. Around other cats Socks is tolerant, but will sometimes chase them around. When he plays with another cat he is very exuberant. Also, described as playful, confident, friendly, assertive, affectionate, quiet, and independant with a medium activity level. Reaction to assessor: Socks looks neutral in his cage when approached by the assessor. Reaction to door opening: Socks remains lying down on his cage bedding, alert with soft eyes. Reaction to touch: Socks accepts the stroke on the head, but leans on his side, paws at hand to stop the touch then sits up in place and hisses at the assessor. Placement determination: NH ONLY Socks is displaying behaviors that preclude placement in the adoptions room. He is stressed in the shelter environment and does not currently tolerate petting. 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
08/14/2015 INITIAL PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 1 – NORMAL , behavior rating was NONE
Partial PE due to aggression Negative MC Intact male BARH Good teeth Negative fleas/earmites (activyl) Pyrantel given NOSF Cat was attempting to bite through carrier and striking at door. Exam within.
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