PRINCIPE – A1123276
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SAFE 9/5/17—-21lbs of Beginner love, Orange Boy Principe is ready to be your favorite mush @MACC. 14 year old PRINCIPE and 17 year old NALA were dumped at the shelter by their owner for MOVING! These super seniors deserve a home to live out their golden years – a shelter is no place for a senior cat!
PRINCIPE – A1123276
NEUTERED MALE, WHITE / ORANGE, DOMESTIC SH MIX,14 yrs
OWNER SUR – EVALUATE, NO HOLD Reason MOVE2PRIVA
Intake condition GERIATRIC Intake Date 08/25/2017, From NY 10453, DueOut Date 08/25/2017, I came in with Group/Litter #K17-109103.
Medical Behavior Evaluation BLUE
Medical Summary Microchip: negative, placed 981020015802870 Sex: neutered male Age: reported 14y Mentation: BARH Eyes: clear Ears: clean Nose: no d/c Teeth: gingivitis and mild staining If abnormal BCS: obese 9/9 Skin: WNL Hair Coat: WNL Declawed: no Any injuries: no Behavior: tense but allowed all handling, disinterested in goings on Medication: N/A, preventatives given
DVM Intake Exam
Estimated age: Reported 14 years – exam is consistent with this
Microchip noted on Intake? Scanned neg on intake
History : Surrendered along with 1 other cat. No health concerns reported.
Subjective: Calm, sat on table, allowed most handling. Evaded oral exam.
BAR-H, MMs pink, BCS 9/9
EENT: Eyes clear, ears clean, no nasal discharge noted
Oral Exam: Some tartar
PLN: No enlargements noted
H/L: NSR, NMA, Lungs clear, eupnic
ABD: Large, non painful, no masses palpated
U/G: Male neutered
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
2. Dental disease
1. Recommend weight loss of 5-10 lbs – slowly over many months
2. Recommend dental cleaning in the future
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Laid back
VOCAL: Somewhat chatty
CHARACTER TYPE: Sweet, Affectionate
Previously lived with: adults
Behavior toward strangers: shy around strangers-but loves to make an introduction by sniffing you before getting close after a few minutes.
Behavior toward children: spent time with children ages 2 and 4and was relaxed, affectionate and respectful around them
Bite or Scratch history: none
Litter box training: yes
Other notes: Principe is a mellow and independent cat with medium energy.
Subjective: Calm, sat on table, allowed most handling
Cage Condition: No change
Reaction to assessor: Principe immediately comes soliciting at the front of the cage.
Reaction to door opening: Principe remains standing at the front of the cage, relaxed body posture, soliciting attention.
Reaction to touch: Principe head-butts the assessor’s hand and appreciates petting on the head and body.
Reaction to being picked up: Allows the pickup and remains calm.
BEHAVIOR SUMMARY: Beginner
Principe interacts with the Assessor, solicits attention, is easy to handle and tolerates all petting.
This cat can go to a beginner home.
Principe is a 14 year old, white and orange, male cat. He was surrendered because owner moved to a new apartment with a no pet policy. Owner got him as a gift from her sister. He has no signs of illness or injury.
Principe is shy around strangers-but loves to make an introduction by sniffing you before getting close after a few minutes. He lived and spent time with children ages 2 and 4 and was relaxed, affectionate and respectful around them. He is gentle when he played with adults and children and never bit a human or another animal.
Principe does not scratch on furniture or have litter box accidents. He is relaxed when riding in a car; struggles when bathed and does not like his nails trimmed. He enjoys his coat brushed and does not like to be picked up and held. He struggles a little when placed in a carrier but settles down afterwards and isn’t bothered if disturbed while asleep.
For a new Family to know
Principe is a mellow and independent cat with medium energy. He is very independent and was kept mostly indoors; stays in a favorite spot at home and sleeps all day; never played with toys and slept on a big cat bed. He was fed dry cat food (Purina indoors) twice daily; is house/litter box trained and used an uncovered litter box with crystals cat litter. Principe only scratched on a cardboard type scratch post.
Behavior during Intake
Principe had a soft body, came out of his carrier on cue, allowed to be picked up, collared, photographed and placed in a kennel.
CAME IN WITH
A1123274 – NALA
Came in With
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