TIGER – A1052126
Gone 9-25-2015 Manhattan
***GONE 09/25/15 *** THREE WEEKS WAS ALL TIGER GOT BEFORE HE LANDED AT THE ACC….TIGER was given to someone as a “gift”. While getting along with the human family, the dog intimidated TIGER and would chase him. TIGER is 8 years old and NEUTERED and had another family and 3 weeks is not enough time to integrate a new arrival. Now TIGER is totally confused and while he wants to give and receive affection he is wary…and who can blame him? PLEASE HELP TIGER TO FIND A LOVING AND PURRMANENT HOME TONIGHT….HE’S A VERY SUAVE LOOKING GUY AND WILL MAKE HANDSOME (AND SWEET) ADDITION TO YOUR HOME….
My name is TIGER. My Animal ID # is A1052126. – P
I am a neutered male blk tabby domestic sh mix. The shelter thinks I am about 8 YEARS old.
I came in the shelter as a OWNER SUR on 09/20/2015 from NY 11213, owner surrender reason stated was PETS CONFL.
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
09/20/2015 Exam Type VACCINATE – Medical Rating is 1 – NORMAL , Behavior Rating is NONE, Weight 15.9 LBS.
gave 1.5cc of pyrantel 50mg/ml
09/23/2015 PET PROFILE MEMO
09/23/15 08:35hrs Tiger is an 8 year old neutered domestic shorthair cat. He has lived with his owner for the past three weeks after he was received as a gift from a family member. Tiger is being surrendered because he and the resident dog were conflicting in the household. SOCIAL LIFE & PERSONALITY Tiger is described as independent and fearful. He lived in the home with a 16 year old and an adult. He was relaxed around the family and would allow petting. Tiger also lived with a Yorkshire terrier in the home and he was tolerant of the dog unless the dog was near him then he would become fearful and hide. The owner stated the dog would chase Tiger around the home. Tiger lived indoors only with no other pets. BEHAVIOR Tiger was accustomed to grooming himself. He would allow petting and being held. Tiger normally hid from anyone who would visit the home. His owner stated that Tiger could normally be found hiding in his favorite spot unless he wanted something then he would follow his owner around. FOR A NEW FAMILY TO KNOW Tiger was used to using an uncovered litter box with Fresh Step clumping litter. He enjoyed playing with anything with string. He would scratch at his owner’s leather sofa. He was fed Meow Mix dry food. He likes to eat the occasional can of tuna fish. He would sleep anywhere in the home. DURING INTAKE Tiger was tense in his carrier, hissing and swatting. He was unable to be handled.
No Web Memo
09/23/2015 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – EXPNOCHILD
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
As per the previous owner, Tiger was described as independent and fearful. He was relaxed around the family and would allow petting. He lived with a Yorkshire terrier and was tolerant of the dog, but when the dog was near him he would become fearful and hide because the dog would chase him around the home. He normally hides when there are visitors. Reaction to assessor: Tiger was calm and relaxed upon approach. Reaction when softly spoken to: Tiger rolls onto his side and rubs his cheeks on his bedding. Reaction to cage door opening: Tiger comes to the front and remains soft and relaxed. Reaction to touch: Tiger leans on the assessor’s hand, head-butts, and his tail starts to sway. He hisses randomly when pet, but doesn’t strike out. Behavior Determination: Experience No Child Initially Tiger solicits petting and attention, but after a few soft passes over the body he begins to hiss at the assessor. 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 Tiger 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
09/20/2015 INITIAL PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 1 – NORMAL , behavior rating was NONE
scan negative ear mite negative flea comb negative- treated with activyl neutered severe aggressive during exam
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