CHARLEY – A1107450
Safe - 4-8-2017 Brooklyn
SAFE 4/8/17 Poor Charley lost his home when his owner became ill and someone dumped him at the shelter. He is not happy and needs out now!
CHARLEY – A1107450
NEUTERED MALE, CRM TABBY / WHITE, DOMESTIC LH MIX,2 yrs, 7 mos
OWNER SUR – EVALUATE, NO HOLD Reason OWNER SICK
Intake condition UNSPECIFIE Intake Date 03/31/2017, From NY 11375, DueOut Date 03/31/2017,
Medical Behavior Evaluation ORANGE
Medical Summary Microchip: scanned negative Sex: Intact male Age 2 1/2 years Mentation: No neurological symptoms observed Eyes: clear Ears: clear Nose:clear Teeth: lightly stained canines, mild gingivitis If abnormal BCS: Skin: dry, mild dandruff Hair Coat: Matting along tail, shoulders, abdomen. Unable to shave due to temperament Declawed: No Any injuries: No Behavior: Hissed, growled, tried to scratch, placed in net, tried to bite. Medication: None
Charley A1107450 is a 2yr old male white & orange DSH feline. Charley was given to the previous owner as a gift. Charley was surrendered due to the owner’s health. Charley has never suffered any health issues or injuries.
Around strangers Charley will initially interact for petting and rubbing. The pervious client stated the only person charley had any conflict with is the owners older son. Charley would hiss and growl at him when he came to the house. The previous owner believed Charlie acted in that manor because his son had felines of his own. Charley has spent time around the owners 10 yrs. old grandchild. Charley was respectful and active with the child. He’s never been around any dogs or cats.
Charley hasn’t bitten anyone or animal within the past 10 days. Charley does playfully bite and scratch because of that he has broken skin in the past. Other than the playful biting, charley has never displayed any aggression. Charley hasn’t been on a car ride. He isn’t bothered by the following: being picked up/held, being brushed, having his nails trimmed or with being placed into a carrier. Charley hasn’t been given a bath. Charley does scratch on the walls and wooden furniture. He was given a rope scratching post which he never used.
For a New Family to Know:
Charley is described as friendly, affectionate, playful & confident with a medium-high activity level. When the owner is home Charley follows them around all the time. He enjoys all toys and is an indoor only cat that sleeps where ever. Charley eats dry Friskies 1-2x a day. He is uncovered litter box trained with clumping litter within.
Charley was relaxed and alert upon intake. Charley allowed all handling.
Previously lived with: 2 adult, dogs and cats
Behavior toward strangers: Comes forward for petting and rubs
Behavior toward children: Spent time around the owner’s 10yr old grandchild and was respectful.
Behavior toward cats: Unknown
Behavior toward dogs: Unknown
Bite or Scratch history: Playfully bites, has broken skin in the past
Litter box training: Yes
Energy level/descriptors: Friendly, affectionate, playful & confident with a medium-high activity level.
Other notes: He doesn’t mind being picked up/held, being brushed, having his nails trimmed or with being placed into a carrier. The pervious client stated the only person charley had any conflict with is the owners older son. Charley would hiss and growl at him when he came to the house. The previous owner believed Charlie acted in that manor because his son had felines of his own.
Cage Condition: Cage recently cleaned
Reaction to assessor: Charley was alert and sitting up at the front of the kennel looking out at his surroundings.
Reaction when softly spoken to: Charley is curious and leans forward to sniff the assessor’s hand. After he smells it he backs away and slow blinks.
Reaction to cage door opening: Charley stays focused and doesn’t move.
Reaction to touch: Charley leans his head out the kennel and looks around intensely. He seems much more interested in his environment but leans in when the assessor rubs him on his cheeks. Charley keeps his tail curled at his side and eventually nudges the assessor for attention. His body feels a little tense and he seems to get startled with quick, sudden movements.
Reaction to being picked up: Charley was tense when picked up and struggles to be put down. He jumps back into the kennel then retreats to the back in his litter box.
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Mellow
CHARACTER TYPE: Shy, Curious
Experienced cat parent – Charley may need to warm up to his new home at his own pace. We advise future adopters to be prepared to allow him time to adjust to his new home and family, and we feel that placement with cat adopters with some cat experience is in Charley’s best interest. His previous owner reports that Charley playfully bites so we recommend any future home with children conduct a thorough interaction.
DVM Intake Exam Findings
2 years of age
History: Owner surrender
Subjective: Intact male,
Observed Behavior – orange
Evidence of Cruelty seen – none
Evidence of Trauma seen – none
T = Not taken P = 140 bpm R = not taken BCS 5/9
EENT: Eyes clear, ears clean, no nasal discharge noted
Oral Exam:mild gingivitis
PLN: No enlargements noted
H/L: NSR, NMA, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupnic
ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated
U/G: Intact male
MSI: Ambulatory x 4, skin free of parasites, no masses noted, healthy hair coat
CNS: mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities
Rectal: Not performed
Medical Behavior Status- orange
Medical Status- 2nc
Asilomar Status- treatrehab
Fast Track- no
0.2 ml telazol im
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