SOCKS – 33189
Safe - 7-15-2018 Manhattan
SAFE 7/15/18 CHECK OUT VIDEO!! A volunteer writes: Socks has the cutest meow and is very calm and super friendly. He is also very smart. He doesn’t really like hard food so he picks it up and puts it in his water until it softens. How cool is that? This boy is a family cat who would get along with everyone. He is a real cuddly cat.
SOCKS is already neutered and hoping someone will give him a home after his owner surrendered because they moved. Please consider making Socks part of your family today!
Care Center Location: Manhattan
ZIP Code From: 10458
Intake Type: Owner surrender
Medical Behavior: –
Age: 8 years
Sex: Neutered male
Weight: – lbs
Medical exam pending
DVM Intake Exam
Estimated age: Approximately 8 years old based on dentition and overall appearance
Microchip noted on Intake? Positive scan – #
History : Owner surrender
Subjective: BARH, very tolerant of all handling
Evidence of Cruelty seen – none
Evidence of Trauma seen – none
P = wnl
R = wnl
BCS = 8/9
EENT: Eyes clear, ears clean, no nasal or ocular discharge noted
Oral Exam: moderate tartar caudally, fractured max canine
PLN: No enlargements noted
H/L: NSR, NMA, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupnic
ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated
U/G: Neutered male
MSI: Ambulatory x 4, skin free of parasites, no masses noted, healthy hair coat
CNS: Mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities
Rectal: Externally normal
Recommend dental cleaning and weight loss regimen following adoption
This information is supplied as a guide only based on the history supplied to us and on our observations of the animal in the shelter. Animal Care Centers of NYC, its employees and agents accept no responsibility in the event that the animal behaved differently from its description above nor are any guarantees made in respect of its future behavior.
Animal Behavior Saved At: 5-Jul-2018 14:34:52.000
Animal Name: Socks
Age: 8 Years (approx)
Breed: Domestic Short Hair
Spayed / Neutered: Yes
Behavior Assessment Date:
Next Test Date:
Previously lived with: 2 adults, 3 children
Behavior toward strangers: Around strangers, socks is very friendly and outgoing.
Behavior toward children: Around children Socks is friendly, respectful and tolerant. He plays gently with children. He has been around children of the ages 7-15 years old.
Bite or Scratch history: none
Litter box trained: yes
Energy level/descriptors: Medium, Friendly, Affectionate, playful
Other notes: Socks is friendly, affectionate, playful, loving and loves to have his face caressed.
Reaction to assessor:
Socks engages when approached by the assessor.
Reaction when softly spoken to:
Socks remains soft in place.
Reaction to cage door opening:
Socks seeks affection, leans forward with tail up and remains at the front of the cage, soft and relaxed.
Reaction to touch:
Socks head-butts the assessor’s hand, purrs, and appreciates petting on the head and body.
Reaction to being picked up:
Allows the pickup and remains calm.
H – Healthy
Socks interacts with the Assessor, solicits attention, is easy to handle and tolerates all petting. This cat can go to a beginner home.
This behavior note was written by the previous owner of this pet. Animal Care Centers of NYC provides this as a guide for optimal pet placement.
Please use these notes in conjunction with the information provided by NYCACC.
Animal ID: 33189
Breed: Domestic Short Hair
This animal came from:
Date of Intake
Is this cat having litter box issues?
Socks is a 13 year old black and white domestic short haired cat. Owner surrendered because they moved.
Previously lived with:
2 adults, 3 children
How is this cat around strangers?
Around strangers, socks is very friendly and outgoing.
How is this cat around children?
Around children Socks is friendly, respectful and tolerant. He plays gently with children. He has been around children of the ages 7-15 years old.
How is this cat around other cats?
Socks has not been around any other cats.
How is this cat around dogs?
Socks has not been around dogs.
Socks is well behaved when left alone. he does not scratch or scrape furniture or drapes. During the car ride, Socks was meowing but then relaxed.
He is litter box trained.
Socks enjoys baths but has never had his nails trimmed. Socks enjoys getting his coat brushed and being picked up and snuggled. Socks isnt bothered by being in a carrier. If you disturb socks while he is sleeping or resting he will meow and start purring .
Socks has not bitten another animal or person.
Medium, Friendly, Affectionate, playful
Has this cat ever had any medical issues?
Socks has not seen a vet recently. No known medical concerns.
For a New Family to Know
Socks is friendly, affectionate, playful, loving and loves to have his face caressed.
The owners favorite thing about socks is that he is loving and loves to snuggle. Socks favorite activity consists of playing with his toys. he enjoys string and wand toys.
When in the home, socks will follow you around, sit on you or just be in the same room as you.
Socks has been kept indoors only.
Socks likes to sleep anywhere he feels comfortable. Socks likes to eat dry food and wet food as a treat.
He likes to use a hooded litter box for privacy. Socks front paws are declawed
Upon intake, Socks was very loose bodied, ears were perked and he was constantly meowing and purring. He rubbed his head on my hand every time i got near to pet him. He allowed me to carry him, place him in a carrier/kennel and allowed collaring. Socks allowed all handling
A volunteer writes: Socks has the cutest meow and is very calm and super friendly. He is also very smart. He doesn’t really like hard food so he picks it up and puts it in his water until it softens. How cool is that? This boy is a family cat who would get along with everyone. He is a real cuddly cat.
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