PUNCH – 16646
Safe - 12-26-2017 Brooklyn
SAFE 12/26/17 — 6 yr old PUNCH needs a new home after her owner disposed of her at the shelter. Please make her holiday a happy one.
Intake Date: 12/21/17
Intake Type: Owner Surrender
Medical Behavior: Green
Age: 6 years
Original Location: 11429
Date of Intake
Is this cat having litter box issues?
Punch is medium DSH cat that is possibly 6 years old. The owner was gifted Punch when the cat was a few months old. The owner is surrendering Punch due to moving to a place that does not allow pets.
Previously lived with:
How is this cat around strangers?
When strangers come over Punch approaches sniffed and will rub for attention. She becomes very friendly and allows being petted.
How is this cat around children?
Punch has been introduced to children ages 2years old and 1 year old. She is gentle and relaxed around the children.
How is this cat around other cats?
Punch has lived with another female cat. Sometimes they engage in rough play. They live in harmony but they mostly in separate room and do not interact much throughout the day.
How is this cat around dogs?
Punch has never lived with dogs.
Punch enjoys being bathed and getting her coat brushed. When she is distracted with treats she allows having her nails trimmed. She always uses her uncover litter box.
She has never had a bite or scratch history.
Has this cat ever had any medical issues?
For a New Family to Know
Punch is described as friendly and mellow. She likes to meet new people. She loves to play with mouse toy and strings. She enjoys a diet of dry Purina cat food. Punch loves to sleep in the owners bed and cuddle.
During intake Punch was nervous and struggle coming out the cage. She did not allow any handling.
Previously lived with: 3 adults
Behavior toward strangers: Approaches first and sniffs them, and then will rub for attention and becomes very friendly
Behavior toward children: Gentle and relaxed
Behavior toward cats: Will sometimes engage in rough play, but mostly hangs out in separate rooms
Behavior toward dogs: Unknown
Bite or Scratch history: None
Litter box training: Yes, uses an uncovered litter box with clumping litter
Energy level/descriptors: Punch is described as friendly and mellow with a high activity level.
Other notes: She likes to meet new people. She loves to play with mouse toy and strings.
Observed Behavior -allows exam, quiet
Cage is neat
Reaction to assessor:
Punch was curled up by the back cubby, calm and relaxed.
Reaction when softly spoken to:
Punch looks at the assessor and blinks softly.
Reaction to cage door opening:
Punch chirps and remains in place.
Reaction to touch:
Punch sniffs the assessor’s hand and head-butts. She arches her back, leans in for rubs, and begins to purr.
Reaction to being picked up:
Punch remains soft and continues to purr when held.
H – Healthy
Punch interacts with the observer, appreciates attention, is easy to handle and tolerates all petting. No known history of behavioral problems. This cat is showing behavior appropriate for new or experienced cat parents.
Post Surgery Note: 3:22 PM
Pre-surgical exam, anesthesia, and surgery performed by ASPCA.
Green linear tattoo placed on ventral abdomen.
Vet Notes: 12:15 PM
DVM Intake Exam
Estimated age:6 reported
Microchip noted on Intake? n
History : o surrender
Observed Behavior -allows exam, quiet
Evidence of Cruelty seen -n
Evidence of Trauma seen -n
EENT: Eyes clear, ears clean, no nasal or ocular discharge noted
Oral Exam: clean teeth
PLN: No enlargements noted
H/L: NSR, NMA, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupneic
ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated
U/G: female, no ss seen
MSI: Ambulatory x 4, skin free of parasites, no masses noted, healthy hair coat
CNS: Mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities
Okay for surgery
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