NINO – A1115525
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SAFE 6/25/17 MININO & NINO are two sweet male cats who came into the shelter together. These two boys would make a wonderful addition to your home. They are outgoing and affectionate.
NINO – A1115525
I am a neutered male, gray tabby and white Domestic Shorthair mix.
The shelter staff think I am about 6 months old.
I weigh 6 pounds.
I was found in NY 11385.
I have been at the shelter since Jun 16, 2017.
BASIC INFORMATION: Nino is a gray tabby DSH male cat. Nino was found as a stray 6 months ago and has no known health issues. Nino was brought into ACC due to owners health issues.
SOCIALIZATION: Nino is friendly and social with strangers and adults. Nino has been exposed to children and gets along with them well. He has lived with other cats and plays gently with the other cats. Nino has not resided with dogs or been exposed to them. Nino plays gently with the adults in the home and loves attention and affection. Nino has not bitten or scratched another person or animal within the past 10 days and does not have a bite history.
BEHAVIOR: Nino allows the owner to brush his coat and pick him up. Nino also allows the owner to place him in a carrier with ease.
FOR A NEW FAMILY TO KNOW: Nino is best described as a friendly affectionate and playful cat. His activity level is high and loves to sunbathe, play with cat toys and play with his owner. Nino has been kept indoors only and sleeps in different areas in the home. Nino enjoys eating wet and dry food from any brand 3-4X per day. Nino also enjoys eating treats from brand Temptations. Nino is litter box trained and uses an open litter box with clumping or clay litter. Nino occasionally scratched on a leather couch and may need a scratching post.
BEHAVIOR UPON INTAKE: Upon intake, Nino displayed a relaxed body, Nino tolerated all handling and scanned negative.
Previously lived with: Adults, children, and another cat
Behavior toward strangers: Friendly and social
Behavior toward children: Gets along well
Behavior toward cats: Plays gently
Behavior toward dogs:
Bite or Scratch history: None
Litter box training: Yes, uses an open litter box with clumping litter
Energy level/descriptors: Described as a friendly affectionate and playful cat with a high activity level.
Other notes: He loves to sunbathe, play with cat toys and play with his owner.
Nervous, but allows all handling
Cage Condition: Cage recently cleaned
Reaction to assessor: Nino was calm, relaxed, and friendly by the front.
Reaction when softly spoken to: Nino meows softly and reaches out with his paw.
Reaction to cage door opening: Nino remains soft and relaxed, greeting by the opening.
Reaction to touch: Nino head-butts and arches his body, purring. He climbs on the assessor’s lap and rubs against their body for attention.
Reaction to being picked up: Nino remains soft and continues to purr when held.
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Lively
VOCAL: Somewhat chatty
CHARACTER TYPE: Social, Affectionate, Sweet
BEHAVIOR SUMMARY: Beginner
Nino interacts with the Assessor, solicits attention, is easy to handle and tolerates all petting. No known history of behavioral problems. This cat can go to a beginner home.
DVM Intake Exam 6/17/17
Estimated age: ~6months, male
Microchip noted on Intake? No
History : Owner surrender
Observed Behavior – QARH. Nervous but allows all handling.
Evidence of Cruelty seen – No
Evidence of Trauma seen – No
P = WNL R = WNL BCS 4/9
EENT: Eyes clear, ears clean, no nasal discharge noted
Oral Exam: Adult canines erupting, pink mm
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
Assessment: Apparently healthy
Plan: Continue to monitor while at BACC
SURGERY: Okay for surgery
CAME IN WITH:
MININO – A1115527
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