CHARLIE MURPHY – 20268
Safe - 2-20-2018 Manhattan
SAFE 2/20/18 WATCH HIS 2 VIDEOS! Charlie Murphy is a handsome older fellow who was surrendered to the shelter by his owner. He’s very sweet and is in need of a new home that Charlie Murphy live out the rest of his golden years in.
Charlie Murphy 20268
Care Center Location: Manhattan
Zip Code From: 10463
Intake Type: Owner Surrender
Medical Behavior: Green
Age: 11 years
Weight: 16.44 pounds
Previously lived with: 2 adults and 1 child
Behavior toward strangers: Shy for a few minutes, but will come out for affection and plays gently
Behavior toward children: Respectful, but not playful
Behavior toward cats: Unknown
Behavior toward dogs: Unknown
Bite or Scratch history: None
Litter box training: Yes, uses an uncovered litter box with clumping litter.
Energy level/descriptors: Charlie is an affectionate, mellow, independent cat with a medium activity level.
Other notes: He enjoys drinking water from the tub faucet. He will follow you around when you are home.
Observed Behavior -calm, allows exam
Cage is neat
Reaction to assessor:
Charlie Murphy was resting in the cubby, calm and relaxed.
Reaction when softly spoken to:
Charlie looks at the assessor and blinks softly.
Reaction to cage door opening:
Charlie becomes alert and looks around, but he remains calm.
Reaction to touch:
Charlie sniffs the assessor’s hand and accepts petting, leaning in for head rubs. He approaches the front, looks around, and arches his shoulders when pet.
Reaction to being picked up:
Charlie is a bit tense during pick up, but remains calm when held.
H – Healthy
Charlie Murphy 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.
Date of Intake
Charlie Murphy is a 11 year old, neutered, domestic short hair cat. He was born in the home and the owner had him since he was a kitten. Previous owner can no longer care for Charlie. Charlie Murphy has no known health issues and hasn’t been to the vet in many years.
Previously lived with:
2 adults and 1 child
How is this cat around strangers?
Charlie is shy for a few minutes when a stranger comes over but will come out for affection. He plays gently with adults.
How is this cat around children?
Charlie lived with a 4 year old child and is respectful of the child. He does not play with the child.
How is this cat around other cats?
Charlie has not spent time around cats. Behavior is unknown.
How is this cat around dogs?
Charlie has never spent time around dogs. Behavior is unknown.
Charlie will scratch furniture. He is relaxed in a car ride. He will struggle to get away during baths. he isn’t bothered when his nails are getting trimmed, brushed, put in carrier, or disturbed while sleeping. He enjoys being picked up and held.
Charlie has never bitten another animal or person.
Has this cat ever had any medical issues?
Charlie has no known medical issues upon intake.
For a New Family to Know
Charlie is an affectionate, mellow, independent cat. He enjoys drinking water from the tub faucet. He lobes to sleep and eat. He will follow you around when you are home and is indoors only. He likes to sleep on the leather couch and eats Purina wet and dry food. He is litter box trained and uses an uncovered litter box with clumping litter. He uses a rough rope scratching post.
Upon intake, Charlie came out of carrier when offered wet food. He was interested of surroundings and allowed counselor to pet and collar. He struggled when trying to put inside carrier but allowed counselor to towel and put him inside carrier.
Vet Notes: 3:28 PM
DVM Intake Exam
Estimated age:14y reported
Microchip noted on Intake?n
Microchip Number (If Applicable):
History 😮 surrender, no history
Observed Behavior -calm, allows exam
Evidence of Cruelty seen -n
Evidence of Trauma seen -n
EENT: Eyes clear, ears clean, no nasal or ocular discharge noted
Oral Exam: moderate tartar
PLN: No enlargements noted
H/L: NSR, NMA, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupnic
ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated
MSI: Ambulatory x 4, skin free of parasites, no masses noted, healthy hair coat
CNS: Mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities
Assessment: healthy older cat
Okay for surgery
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