LEGATO – 28141
Safe - 5-18-2018 Manhattan
SAFE 5/18/18 Legato is a male black and white cat that is estimated to be 10 Years old. His previous owner found him as a stray 10 years ago and kept him until family members began to suffer from allergies at home.
Care Center Location: Manhattan
ZIP Code From: 10468
Intake Type: Owner surrender
Medical Behavior: Blue
Age: 10 years
Sex: Neutered male
Weight: 7 lbs
Blood Work Interpretation
Vet Notes: 3:00 PM
Vet Notes: 11:32 AM
DVM Intake Exam
Estimated age:10 years
Microchip noted on Intake? neg
Microchip Number (If Applicable):
History :owner surrender due to allergies in the home
Observed Behavior -a little shy but warms up quickly and is affectionate, allows gentle handling
Evidence of Cruelty seen -n
Evidence of Trauma seen -n
EENT: OU-mild geriatric changes to lens/iris, ears clean, no nasal or ocular discharge noted
Oral Exam:mm pk, sl tacky; severe tartar/staining
PLN: No enlargements noted
H/L: eupnic, clear lung sounds, no murmurs/arrhythmias
ABD: soft, nonpainful, slightly doughy with no palpable abnormalities
U/G: male neutered
MSI: Ambulatory x 4, skin free of parasites, no masses noted, slightly unthrifty hair coat with mild muscle wasting of hind end
CNS: Mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities
2. Dental disease
Prognosis:fair to good
-recommend dental cleaning with likely extractions after adoption
Dozing in cubby at the front, woke when door opened. Lay in place, soft eyes and body, leaned and arched into pets, rolled all the way over, extended neck for throat scratches. Ate treats after door closed
Animal ID: 28141
Animal Name: Legato
Breed: Domestic Short Hair
This animal came from:
Date of Intake
Is this cat having litter box issues?
Legato is a male black and white cat that is estimated to be 10 Years old. His previous owner found him as a stray 10 years ago and kept him until family members began to suffer from allergies at home.
Previously lived with:
How is this cat around strangers?
Legato is friendly with strangers after a few minutes and will become comfortable around them.
How is this cat around children?
Legato was not around children in his previous home.
How is this cat around other cats?
Legato was not around cats in his previous home.
How is this cat around dogs?
Legato was not around dogs in his previous home.
Legato tends to scratch at furniture at home. He does not like being in a carrier or going out for car rides.He does not like water and will run and hide for an hour or so.He enjoys being brushed and picked up. He is not bothered by people trimming his nails.
Legato has no history of having bitten another person or animal.
Low energy, affectionate, friendly, quiet
Has this cat ever had any medical issues?
Legato has no known medical concerns.
For a New Family to Know
Legato is an affectionate cat that enjoys being around people hes comfortable with. He enjoys following people around the home and playing with his stuffed toys. He used to being indoors all day and eats dry food. He is very litter box trained and prefers to use and uncovered litter box. He does not like to use scratching posts and will scratch on furniture.
Legato was loose bodied and allowed us to collar him and take his picture. He walked out of his carrier and started purring and quivering his tail. After a we stopped scratching him he walked back into his carrier and sat down.
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