TANG – 15477
Publicly Adoptable - Manhattan
*** UNKNOWN 12/11/17 *** TANG is a 19 lb neutered boy whose owner dumped at the shelter. Tang was reported to be about 10 yrs old. He has a pea sized mass on his ear which should be checked by a vet. He also should have some follow up dental after adoption. Who will give this super sized boy a new furever home?
Hello, my name is Tang. My animal id is #15477. I am a desexed male white cat at the Manhattan Animal Care Center. The shelter thinks I am about 10 years old. – P
I came into the shelter as a stray on 05-Dec-2017.
ZIP Code From: 10457
Tang is at risk for medical reasons. He is a geriatric gentlemen with underlying health issues, including dental disease, gingivitis, a mass on his ear, and he is obese. Behaviorally, we have no concerns for Tang, and believe that he is suitable for most homes.
My medical notes are…
Weight: 19 lbs
Details on my behavior are…
Behavior Condition: 4. Orange
KNOWN HISTORY:: Lived Indoors Previously lived with: an adult Behavior toward strangers: Tang is friendly and outgoing with strangers. Tang will approach strangers and allows to be petted and enjoys belly rubs. Behavior toward children: Tang has interacted with children of all ages. Tang is friendly and affectionate and will allow children to pet him. Tang also likes to sit on children’s lap. Bite or Scratch history: none Litter box training: yes Energy level/descriptors: medium energy level Other notes: Wang is an affectionate, mellow, confident, and independent cat.
MEDICAL BEHAVIOR:: Observed Behavior -initially sniffed hand, quickly deteriorated to hissing and swatting
ENRICHMENT NOTES:: Resting in middle of cage, soft eyes and body. Chirped and came to the front when spoken to. Head-butted, leaned and arched into pets, purred. Ate offered treats, then went back and lay down again.
Cage Condition:: No change
Reaction to assessor:: Tang remains neutral, lying down by the front during the approach.
Reaction when softly spoken to:: Tang becomes alert with soft eyes and loose body.
Reaction to cage door opening:: Tang stands with tail up, ears erect and forward.
Reaction to touch:: Tang leans into the assessor’s hand, purrs and appreciates the petting on the head and body.
ACTIVITY LEVEL:: Mellow
VOCAL:: Somewhat chatty
CHARACTER TYPE: : Sweet,Affectionate,Curious
BEHAVIOR DETERMINATION: : Average
Behavior Asilomar: H – Healthy
BEHAVIOR SUMMARY:: Tang interacts with the observer, appreciates attention, is easy to handle and tolerates all petting. This cat is showing behavior appropriate for new or experienced cat parents.
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