GREYSHA – 21756
Safe - 3-15-2018 Manhattan
SAFE 3/15/18 A volunteer writes: I think someone misspelled her name, because she is a Geisha, wearing an exotic muted gray coat specked and sparkling with lots of other colors. She was purring up a storm while I rubbed her cheeks and under her chin. She deserves the coveted “Triple F” rating – friendly, friendlier and friendliest.
10 year old GREYSHA was brought to the shelter by her owner. She is a big girl at 14 lbs and already spayed. She is calm and friendly and needs a furever home.
Care Center Location: Manhattan
ZIP Code From: 10452
Intake Type: Owner surrender
Medical Behavior: Green
Age: 10 years
Sex: Spayed female
Weight: 14 lbs
Vet Notes: 1:23 PM
-OU: open and clear
2. Geriatric, apparently healthy
-move to isolation
-suspect viral cause of URI so will not add antibiotics unless mucoid nasal discharge develops or course is noted to be prolonged/severe
Vet Notes: 4:59 PM
DVM Intake Exam
Microchip noted on Intake?n
Microchip Number (If Applicable):
History 😮 surrender
Observed Behavior -calm, allows full exam
Evidence of Cruelty seen -n
Evidence of Trauma seen -n
EENT: Eyes clear, ears clean, no nasal or ocular discharge noted
Oral Exam:mod 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
Previously lived with: two adults and one child.
Behavior toward strangers: Greysha is shy around strangers and will hide. Greysha will eventually come out and will approach strangers and sniff them. Greysha will allow strangers to pet her.
Behavior toward children: Greysha has previously interacted with children around the age of 4 years old. Greysha is described as being relaxed around children and will rub her body on them.
Bite or Scratch history: none
Litter box training: yes
Energy level/descriptors: low energy level
Other notes: Greysha is a friendly, affectionate, confident and independent cat.
Observed Behavior -calm, allows full exam
Resting in top cubby, soft eyes and body. Became alert when door opened, started lip licking but lay in place. Sniffed assess-a-hand, then leaned into pets, lifted rear for butt scratches, ate offered treats. Sat up and started grooming after door closed.
Reaction to assessor:
Greysha remains neutral, lying down with head up during the approach.
Reaction when softly spoken to:
Greysha shows interest with eyes wide open.
Reaction to cage door opening:
Greysha seeks affection, leans forward with tail up and remains at the front of the cage, soft and relaxed.
Reaction to touch:
Greysha head bunts the assessor’s hand, purrs, and appreciates petting on the head and body.
Reaction to being picked up:
She becomes antsy then jumps back into the cage.
H – Healthy
Greysha interacts with the observer, appreciates attention, is easy to handle and tolerates all petting.
This cat is showing behavior appropriate for new or experienced cat parents.
Greysha is a 10 year old female tortieshell domestic short haired cat. Greysha was bought from a pet shop and has lived with the previous owner for 10 years. Greysha was surrendered because her previous owner’s grandson had asthma. Greysh has no injuries or health issues and last saw a vet 4 years ago.
Previously lived with:
Greysha previously with two adults and one child.
How is this cat around strangers?
Greysha is shy around strangers and will hide. Greysha will eventually come out and will approach strangers and sniff them. Greysha will allow strangers to pet her.
How is this cat around children?
Greysha has previously interacted with children around the age of 4 years old. Greysha is described as being relaxed around children and will rub her body on them.
How is this cat around other cats?
Greysha has never interacted with cats.
How is this cat around dogs?
Greysha has never interacted with dogs.
During car rides, Greysha is meowing and crying. Greysha will hiss when being bathed and also when having her nails trimmed. Greysha enjoys having her coat brushed and enjoys being picked up and held.
Greysha has never bitten another animal or human.
Greysha has a low energy level
Has this cat ever had any medical issues?
Greysha has no known medical issues.
For a New Family to Know
Greysha is a friendly, affectionate, confident and independent cat. When at home, Greysha will follow you around. Greysha was kept as an indoors only cat and would sleep in her owner’s bed or anywhere she felt comfortable. Greysha was fed dry food twice a day and tuna once a week as a treat. Greysha is litter box trained and used a hooded box with Fresh Step cat litter. Greysha has a scratching post made of rough rope.
A volunteer writes: I think someone misspelled her name, because she is a Geisha, wearing an exotic muted gray coat specked and sparkling with lots of other colors. She was purring up a storm while I rubbed her cheeks and under her chin. She deserves the coveted “Triple F” rating – friendly, friendlier and friendliest.
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