MURKA – A1081992
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SAFE 7/30/16 BEAUTIFUL MURKA is in need of a loving home ASAP. Was surrendered by her owner for personal problems. That was the only family she has know since she was a 2 month old kitten.
MURKA – A1081992
SPAYED FEMALE, WHITE / BLACK, DOMESTIC MH MIX,7 yrs
OWNER SUR – EVALUATE, NO HOLD Reason PERS PROB
Intake condition UNSPECIFIE Intake Date 07/20/2016, From NY 11229, DueOut Date 07/20/2016,
Medical Behavior Evaluation GREEN
Medical Summary Scanned negative BARH- tolerated all handling; slightly tense Spayed female 7 yr old Eyes, ears and nose- clean and clear Teeth- moderate staining and mild tartat Clean medium hair coat No parasites or fleas seen Ambx4 NOSF
Murka is spayed, white and black Domestic long hair cat that is 7 years old. The owner had Murka since she was a 2 months old kitten. The owner is surrendering Murka due to personal problems. Murka has no known illness.
Murka has never been around children & teenagers. She lived with 2 adults in the house. She is affectionate and social around them. When strange come over to visit Murka hides under the house. After a few days she approaches strangers and slowly approaches. However she prefers not to be petted, she hisses and runs & hid. Murka has never lived with cats or dogs.
Murka allows all handling from the owner. However she is wary of stranger and takes time to warm up with stranger. After a few days she approaches strangers and slowly approaches. However she prefers not to be petted, she hisses and runs & hid. Murka is declawed. She has never received a bath. She is fined going into her carrier. She enjoys having her coat brushed and being held.
FOR NEW FAMILIES TO BE
Murka is described as shy, affectionate and mellow. She enjoys sleeping anywhere in the house. She looks out the window. When the owner is home she follows her around and meows for attention. Murka sometimes plays with ball toys and chasing the ball around the house. Her favorite treats are Greenie and her favorite cat food is Purina dry.
BEHAVIOR DURING INTAKE
Murka during intake was shy and avoid being petted. But she slowly approached when Greenies offered. Murak gently & slowly allowed to be collard, scanned and photographed.
As per previous owner, Murka has never been around children and teenagers. She lived with two adults in the house. She is affectionate and social around them. When strange come over to visit Murka hides under the bed. After a few days she approaches strangers and slowly approaches. However she prefers not to be petted, she hisses, runs & hid. Murka has never lived with cats or dogs.
Our enrichment facilitator has interacted with Murka and at the time she was relaxed on her blanket. Murka leans forward and sniffs hand. She allows petting all over and leans in for rubs. Murka also oves tuna.
Reaction to assessor: Murka does not come to front but looks at you relaxed and friendly
When spoken quietly: Murka comes to the front of cage, soliciting attention
Reaction to door cage opening: Murka remains soft and relaxed
Reaction to touch: Murka solicits petting and attention
Try picking cat up: Murka is tolerant of this type of handling
Behavior Determination: Beginner
At the time of the assessment Murka was displaying friendly behavior, comes to the front of the kennel, interacts with the Assessor, solicits attention, is easy to handle and tolerates all petting. Murka is displaying behavior appropriate for a beginner cat owner.
BARH- tolerated all handling; slightly tense
7 yr old
Eyes, ears and nose- clean and clear
Teeth- moderate staining and mild tartat
Clean medium hair coat
No parasites or fleas seen
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