MIKEY – 21052
Safe - 2-21-2018 Manhattan
SAFE 2/21/18 Mikey is a male gray and white cat that is estimated to be one years old. His previous owner got him from a friend that was moving away and kept him for a few months before she found out that her building did not allow animals. He was not too happy at first but allowed all handling. Mikey wants to be your new best friend – please consider making him part of your family today.
Care Center Location: Manhattan
ZIP Code From: 10466
Intake Type: Owner surrender
Medical Behavior: Green
Age: 3 years
Weight: 8 lbs
Resting at the front, soft eyes and body, looking around. Became alert when door opened, sat up, eyes dilated. Sniffed hand, allowed pets, but seemed uncomfortable, tense posture. Retreated and lay down again after door closed.
Date of Intake
Is this cat having litter box issues?
Mikey is a male gray and white cat that is estimated to be 1 Year old. His previous owner got him from a friend that was moving away and kept him for a few months before she found out that her building did not allow animals.
Previously lived with:
How is this cat around strangers?
Mikey is shy around strangers for a few days before he gets comfortable around them.
How is this cat around children?
Mikey was not around strangers in his previous home.
How is this cat around other cats?
Mikey was not around cats in his previous home.
How is this cat around dogs?
Mikey was not around dogs in his previous home.
Mikey tends to scratch at furniture at home. He is comfortable being in a car but not being in a carrier. He is not bothered by people trimming his nails and prefers to be picked up only when he approaches you.
Mikey has no history of having bitten another person or animal.
Medium Energy, Affectionate, Shy
Has this cat ever had any medical issues?
For a New Family to Know
Mikey enjoys playing with stuffed toys and spending mot of the day eating and sleeping. He will follow you around the house and prefers to be indoor all day. he is used to eating mainly dry food with some wet food occasionally mixed in. He is litter box trained and prefers an uncovered litter box.
Mikey was loose bodied and allowed me to pick him up and hold him for a while. He was purring and let me collar and take his picture. He did hiss at me when i put him in a carrier but when i scratched him thru the door he was purring again.
Vet Notes: 12:27 PM
DVM Intake Exam
Estimated age: Reported 1 years old – secondary sex characteristics are more consistent with 3-4 years
Microchip noted on Intake? Scanned negative on intake – MC placed during LVT exam
History : Surrendered, no medical problems reported
Subjective: Alert, very quiet
Observed Behavior – Was apparently very aggressive when being removed from kennel – had to be placed in Freeman net. Once in carrier, pt was stiff and still, with eyes dilated. He looked around slowly but allowed all handling.
Evidence of Cruelty seen – None
Evidence of Trauma seen – None
BAR-H, MMs pink and moist, BCS 5/9
EENT: Eyes clear, ears clean, no nasal or ocular discharge noted
Oral Exam: Clean teeth
PLN: No enlargements noted
H/L: NSR, NMA, Lungs clear, eupnic
ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated
U/G: Male intact, testicles S/S
MSI: Ambulatory x 4, skin free of parasites, no masses noted, healthy hair coat
CNS: Mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities
Rectal: Normal externally
Assessment: Apparently healthy adult male cat
Plan: Neuter, placement
Okay for surgery
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