KOBE – A1103463
Safe - 2-15-2017 Brooklyn
KOBE – A1103463
NEUTERED MALE, BRN TABBY / WHITE, DOMESTIC SH MIX,1 yr
OWNER SUR – EVALUATE, NO HOLD Reason OWNER SICK
Intake condition UNSPECIFIE Intake Date 02/11/2017, From NY 11214, DueOut Date 02/11/2017,
Medical Behavior Evaluation BLUE
Medical Summary scan negative nervous in new situation- owner surrender, housecat appearence however once out of carrier was very easy to handle and treat would prefer to stay in carrier but made no effort to escape or fight male neutered adult overweight no pain on abdominal palpation ambulatory heart and lungs wnl bright and alert eyes, nose, ears clean
Basic Information: Kobe is an 18-24 month old domestic shorthair. He was given as a gift from a co-worker. He appears healthy and has no health concerns. Owner surrenders Kobe because due to sick family member.
Social Life and Personality: Kobe lived with adults and been around children around the age of two. Owner stated Kobe is fearful and shy for a few days. He will hide behind TV stand until she feels comfortable. Owner stated is tolerant around children but doesn’t play with them. He has never been around another cat however he lived with a small dog and he was very tolerant as well. He’s indoors only and activity level is to a medium. Owner describes Kobe as affectionate, mellow, and shy.
Behavior: Kobe has never bitten or scratched anyone owner stated. He has been having litter box issues for the past 3 months urinating on furniture. He hasn’t been to the vet for this issue but owner believes its stress. He was never given a bath or nail trim. He will only allow being picked up and held if he is comfortable by that person. He isn’t bothered while disturb by sleeping or being put in carrier.
For a New Family to Know: He is litter box trained. He likes to sleep and play with strings. He eats dry food called Purina and has a scratching post made out of carpet.
Intake Behavior: Upon intake Kobe was fearful and attempting to flee. He didn’t show any signs of aggression. He scanned negative for a microchip and allowed all handling.
Lying low in litter box at back of cage, wants to be invisible. Allows petting all over, but is uncomfortable, lip licks, doesn’t move from box. Huge housecat, sweet and social, but needs time to adjust. Sprayed Feliway, gave some Temptations treats, and a feather toy.
Lying inside of litter box, low body posture and facing away from the front. Flinches when gently touched, but will slowly relax with slow and gentle strokes. He sniffs tuna, but seems hesitant in eating it, unsure. With some coaxing he will lean forward to eat it, but seemed uninterested in moving away from his box. Tried to clicker train with some success, shaping him to shift away from the box and inch closer to me. He later lifted his rear and his tail quivered as he opened up some more! He got out of his box and curled up beside me by the front, purring and leaning in for rubs. Very sweet guy, just needs time to open up. When interaction ended, he slowly walked back and lied down on his litter box, but this time with a relaxed posture.
nervous in new situation- owner surrender, housecat appearence
however once out of carrier was very easy to handle and treat
would prefer to stay in carrier but made no effort to escape or fight
male neutered adult
no pain on abdominal palpation
heart and lungs wnl
bright and alert
eyes, nose, ears clean
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