BONITO – A1043336
Safe - 8-1-2016 Brooklyn
Bonito, A1043336 – 4yrs – Neutered – 16.2lbs – Stray
Reaction to assessor: Bonito does not come to front but looks at you relaxed and friendly
When spoken quietly: Bonito comes to the front of cage soliciting attention
Reaction to door cage opening: Bonito remains soft and relaxed
Reaction to touch: Bonito solicits petting and attention
Try picking cat up: Bonito is tolerant of this type of handling
Behavior Determination: Beginner
Bonito was brought to the care center as a stray so we don’t have any behavioral history or tendencies previous to was seeing during the evaluation. At the time of the assessment he was displaying friendly behavior, comes to the front of the kennel, interacts with the Assessor, solicits attention, is easy to handle and tolerates all petting. Bonito is displaying behavior appropriate for a beginner cat owner.
clean ears – em negative
clean coat – flea negative
mild staining to teeth along with mild ginigivitis
overweight but moves around very well
overall body condition is good
sweet chunky boy – loves attention and is very easy to handle
Finder stated that animal is very friendly and affectionate and would sleep in the bed with her.
Behavior during intake: Animal was relaxed during intake and soliciting attention by rubbing against the carrier. I was able to scan for a m/c, collar and take a picture without any issues.
Bonito is a 4 year old altered tuxedo domestic short hair. He was found as a stray kitten and is being surrender because of the owner’s son’s asthma. He does not have any known health problems or injuries.
Social Life and Personality:
Bonito has lived with adults and two children (9 and infant). He is relaxed and affectionate with the children and gentle during play. He has lived with two other cats. He is relaxed, affectionate, and respectful with them. He has not been around dogs to know his behavior with them. He is litter box trained and does not have accidents. He has been kept indoors.
Bonito is afraid of baths and struggles during them. He has never had his nails trimmed. He is not bothered when brushed. He is afraid of going inside a carrier.
For a New Family to Know:
Bonito is used to clumping litter inside a hooded litter box. He likes to play with balls and toy mice. He scratches on the couch but also scratches on his vertical cat post made out of carpet. He likes to follow people around the home and cuddle. He is used to being fed Meow Mix dry cat food.
Bonito was slightly tense during the intake. He allowed to be picked up and placed on the counter for photos and collaring. He did not show any aggressive behaviors but he did lick his nose when handled.
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