SHARKEY – A1106010
Safe - 3-18-2017 Brooklyn
SAFE 3/18/17 These housemates are a little wary around new people and in the shelter environment, so we want to get them into loving homes where they can explore and adjust at their own pace as soon as we can! Though these young kitties seem initially unsure, after some gentle petting they have been opening up some and leaning in for gentle cheek and head rubs! They would all be happiest in experienced kitty homes that understand they need a little patience and time warming up on their own.
SHARKEY IS ONE OF 9 CATS WHO CAME IN FROM OWNER WHO HAD “TOO MANY” – NEEDS NEW HOME!
SHARKEY – A1106010
MALE, GRAY / WHITE, DOMESTIC SH MIX,1 yr, 6 mos
OWNER SUR – EVALUATE, NO HOLD Reason TOO MANY P
Intake condition UNSPECIFIE Intake Date 03/12/2017, From NY 11377, DueOut Date 03/12/2017, I came in with Group/Litter #K16079712.
History – Stray
Subjective – BAR-H
Observed Behavior – Friendly playful timid at first but easy to handle
Evidence of Cruelty seen – None
Evidence of Trauma seen – None
EENT: Eyes clear, ears clean, no nasal discharge noted
Oral Exam: NAD
H/L: NSR, NMA, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupnic
ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated
U/G: Entire Female
MSI: Ambulatory x 4,
INTG skin free of parasites, no masses noted, healthy hair coat
CNS: mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities
Rectal: Not performed
Assessment – Patient appears to be in good health
Plan – Intake
Pre-surgical exam, anesthesia, and surgery performed by ASPCA.
Green linear tattoo placed on ventral abdomen.
Friendly playful timid at first but easy to handle
Cage Condition: Cage recently cleaned
Reaction to assessor: Sharkey was curled up in her litter box.
Reaction when softly spoken to: Sharkey makes eye contact, she keeps her body flat and she doesn’t get up or come forward when coaxed.
Reaction to cage door opening: Sharkey remains motionless.
Reaction to touch: Sharkey keeps her body low inside the litter box and seems hesitant of contact. She leans away when the assessor extends his hand out and has a tense body when touched. After a couple soft pets along her body she shifts away and curls up tight.
Reaction to being picked up: Sharkey was tense when picked up and clings onto the assessor. After a couple seconds she leaps away and retreats to the back.
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Laid back
CHARACTER TYPE: Shy, Independent
Experienced cat parent- Sharkey may be a little more independent, and may need time to warm up to her new home. We recommend that this cat go to a home with experienced cat parents.
Feint sleeping at the back of the kennel. Keeps body low, ears rotate, alert. Rises up when attempting to make contact. Lip licks, quick movements, looks around scanning surroundings. Tail stays at her side. Closes her eyes when touched. Not interested in treats, offered wet food. She started eating when I walked away.
Weighs 6 lbs
Came in With
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