TIGGER – 11113
Safe - 11-5-2017 Brooklyn
SAFE 11/5/17 TIGGER was dumped at the shelter due to owner moving. He is very nervous but allowed handling. Tigger has some dental issues that need to be taken care of after adoption. Please give this handsome creamsicle a home!
Intake Date: 10/29/17
Intake Type: Owner surrender
Medical Behavior: Yellow
Age: 7 years
Sex: Neutered Male
Weight: 7 lbs 12.8 oz
EENT: no ocular or nasal discharge. Periodontal disease, oligodontia, 204 is loose/infected
MSI: ambulatory x 4, in good flesh, good coat
U/G: male intact
A: in apparent good health
P: ok for surgery, remove 204 while under GA
Pre Medication: Simbadol 0.45ML SQ
Gas Maintenance: Isoflorane % 2
Robenicoxib 0.36ML SQ
Green linear tattoo placed midline
Routine self tie castration. Canine 204 easily removed. Given 0.35 ml convenia SQ. Green linear tattoo placed intra-dermally. Recovery uneventful.
DVM Intake Exam
Estimated age: approx. 7yo
Microchip noted on Intake? neg
History: O moving and surrendered p
Subjective: BAR, very nervous and stiff, approached slowly but was able to handle. Difficult to get back into carrier.
Observed Behavior –
Evidence of Cruelty seen – n
Evidence of Trauma seen – n
P = wnl
R = eupnic
EENT: Eyes clear, ears clean, no nasal or ocular discharge noted
Oral Exam: most dentition missing, both maxillary canine severely diseased
PLN: No enlargements noted
H/L: NSR, NMA, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupnic
ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated
U/G: intact male, 2 testicles descended
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
Assessment: Dental disease, otherwise apparently healthy
Plan: plan for neuter
recommend dental once transferred/adopted
SURGERY: Okay for surgery
Crouched in back of kennel with a tense body, tail wrapped around feet. He tolerates petting along his head and body while leaning away from me and turning his head to watch my hand with flattened ears. Needs more time to adjust. Sprayed feliway.
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.
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Animal ID: 11113
Animal Name: Tigger
Breed: Domestic Short Hair
This animal came from:
Date of Intake
Is this cat having litter box issues?
Tigger is an orange and white tabby. He is around 5-6 years old. The ownerâ€™s son found him on the streets when he was around one week old. He has no health problems or injuries that the owner is aware of.
Previously lived with:
2 teenagers, 3 adults
How is this cat around strangers?
Tigger is friendly and outgoing. He will come up to people, especially females, and rub up on them.
How is this cat around children?
He has lived with teenagers before and is relaxed, affectionate, and respectful of them.
How is this cat around other cats?
He lives with an 11 year old female and is very affectionate and friendly with her. They sleep and play together.
How is this cat around dogs?
Tigger has spent some time with a young pit bull and would hide in fear.
Owner states he does scratch on the material sofa. Owner states no other behavioral problems. He is calm and relaxed during car rides. She has not given Tigger a bath or trimmed his nails. He enjoys being brushed out and does not mind being placed in a carrier or picked up and held.
Tigger has not bitten a person or another animal.
No known medical issues according to owner.
For a New Family to Know
Tigger is described as a friendly and affectionate cat. He loves to playfully chase the other cat around. He is at the door when his family comes home. He was kept indoors only. His favorite place to sleep is on the sofa. He only eats wet food. He loves to eat crunchy treats,. He is very finicky about his litter box and if it is too messy, he will let his owner know that it needs cleaning. He was provided with an uncovered box with clumping clay.
Tigger, when approached, would move to the back of his carrier and flatten his ears. No further handling was done.
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