CHARLIE MAN – A1104109
Safe - 3-12-2017 Manhattan
SAFE 3/12/17 A volunteer writes: If you love sweet and striking-looking, then Charlie Man is your guy. He is a calm and loving cat. He loves to interact with humans. He is very curious about his surroundings! He absolutely loves treats! Don’t let the number fool you. Charlie Man, he is the perfect cat and is ready for adventure. If calm, cool, and collected with a whole lot of loving, is what you are looking for, then Charlie Man is a great choice! So, come down to the Manhattan Animal Care Center and meet your new forever friend.
11 YR OLD CHARLIE MAN WAS BROUGHT IN WITH 2 HOUSEMATES DUE TO “COST”. PLEASE GIVE THIS HANDSOME BOY A NEW HOME!
CHARLIE MAN – A1104109
NEUTERED MALE, CRM TABBY / WHITE, DOMESTIC SH MIX,11 yrs
OWNER SUR – EVALUATE, NO HOLD Reason COST
Intake condition EXAM REQ Intake Date 03/04/2017, From NY 10466, DueOut Date 03/04/2017, I came in with Group/Litter #K17-090093.
Initial Exam (3/04/17)
TENSE DURING EXAMINATION
BCS 6/9 Overweight
EENM: OU Clear, AU Clean, Severe dental tartar, broken upper canine, severe gingivitis MM Pink and moist, CRT 2 sec
CV: No Heart Murmurs or Arrhythmias
ABD: Soft, comfortable. No masses or pain felt during abdominal palpation
MS/INTEG: Amb X 4, No external parasites seen. Clean coat and skin
NS: Mentally appropriate
UG: Neutered male
1.- Periodontal disease grade 3-4
Previously lived with: Adults, children ages 6-10, two cats, and four small and medium sized dogs, two ferrets, and turtles.
Behavior toward strangers: Hides for a few minutes, but will come out and sit on his favorite spot on the couch after a few minutes and allows strangers to pet and interact with him.
Behavior toward children: Tolerant and respectful, sometimes aloof.
Behavior toward cats: Gets along well, but may sometimes swat and hiss at his brother
Behavior toward dogs: Comfortable and tolerant
Bite or Scratch history: None
Litter box training: Yes, uses an uncovered litter box with clumping litter
Energy level/descriptors: Charlie Man has a low level of activity at home and does not seek attention often.
Other notes: He stays mostly indoors but is allowed outside for up to 30 minutes but often brings home birds and squirrels and leaves them on the front porch. He will also come back to the sound of canned food being opened or tapped on.
Dental disease. Eating on approach, ignored me until done, then leaned and arched into pets and ate offered treats.
Cage Condition: Cage is neat
Reaction to assessor: Charlie Man was lying down mid-cage, calm and relaxed.
Reaction when softly spoken to: Charlie Man makes eye contact and the end of his tail thumps lightly.
Reaction to cage door opening: Charlie Man remains soft and relaxed.
Reaction to touch: Charlie Man sniffs the assessor’s hand and head-butts. He gets up, leans in for cheek rubs, and will nudge his head against the assessor for more attention.
Reaction to being picked up: Charlie Man remains calm and allows handling.
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderate
CHARACTER TYPE: Shy, Sweet
BEHAVIOR SUMMARY: Average
Charlie Man interacts with the observer, appreciates attention, is easy to handle and tolerates all petting. No known history of behavioral problems. This cat is showing behavior appropriate for new or experienced cat parents.
Charlie Man was brought in with his brother and another cat he grew up with. He lived in a home with a lot of family but owners could not handle the cost of care or time needed for care for all three cats. They were last seen by a vet a couple of years ago.
Charlie Man hides when strangers come around but after a few minutes he comes out and sits in his favorite spot on the couch and will allow strangers to pet and socialize withhim. He has been around children ages 6, 9 and 10. He is tolerant and respectful of children and sometimes aloof. The children in his home do not bother him too much. Romeo has lived in a home with two other cats. One was his brother and the other a fellow house mate. He gets along well with the fellow male housemate cat but sometimes starts swatting and hissing at his brother Romeo. He has also lived with four other dogs, two small and two medium and he is comfortable around them and tolerates them in his space. There are also turtles and two ferrets in the house and he interacts with the ferrets abd they get along well. He has never bitten another person or pet before.
He does not scratch on any furniture and does not have litter box accidents. He is not bothered by being bathed, brushed or picked up. He does not mind being put into a carrier.
Charlie Man has a low level of activity at home and does not seek attention often. He stays mostly indoors but is allowed outside for up to 30 minutes but often brings home birds and squirrels and leaves them on the front porch. He will also come back to the sound of canned food being opened or tapped on. He sleeps in one of his owners rooms. He is fed friskies dry food all day and wet food once in the morning and once at night. He uses the litter well and has a hooded litter box with Hartz crystal litter. There is no scratch post in the home.
Charlie Man allowed all handing and leaned into councelor’s hand. He had is tail vertical and allowed councilor to collar, scan and photograph.
A volunteer writes: If you love sweet and striking-looking, then Charlie Man is your guy. He is a calm and loving cat. He loves to interact with humans. He is very curious about his surroundings! He absolutely loves treats! Don’t let the number fool you. Charlie Man, he is the perfect cat and is ready for adventure. If calm, cool, and collected with a whole lot of loving, is what you are looking for, then Charlie Man is a great choice! So, come down to the Manhattan Animal Care Center and meet your new forever friend.
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