TIGRA – 12658
Safe - 12-4-2017 Manhattan
*** SAFE 12/04/17 *** TIGRA is a 4 yr old calm and friendly kitty who was adopted and returned immediately because adopter said “too shy” and not eating the food they gave her. Really?? TIGRA is a sweet kitty who needs a furever home with someone who will give her a chance to adjust to a new home and come out of her shell on her own terms. Please help TIGRA today!!
Hello, my name is Tigra . My animal id is #12658. I am a desexed female brown tabby cat at the Manhattan Animal Care Center. The shelter thinks I am about 4 years 2 weeks old. – P
I came into the shelter as a returns on 25-Nov-2017, with the surrender reason stated as person circumstance- homeless.
ZIP Code From: 10457
Tigra is at risk for medical reasons, having been diagnosed with Upper Respiratory Infection, which is contagious to other cats. Behaviorally, Tigra has been assessed as being suitable for most homes.
Let’s get to know each other a bit more…
Beautiful Tigra previously lived with several children, whom she loved to follow around. She also liked to be carried and petted, and previously lived with another cat, with whom she was relaxed, affectionate, and playful. Fall in love with this sweetie today!
My medical notes are…
Weight: 8.2 lbs
WAS SAFE 11/20/17
Intake Date: 11/14/17
Intake Type: Owner surrender
Medical Behavior: Green
Age: 4 years
Weight: 8 lbs
DVM Intake Exam
Microchip noted on Intake?
History : o surrender
Observed Behavior -calm, allows exam
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, eupnic
ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated
U/G: 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
KNOWN HISTORY:: Lived Indoors Previously lived with: an adult, four kids and one cat. Behavior toward strangers: Tigra is shy for days around strangers and will hide. Tigra will come out if she is comfortable enough and will allow to be pet. Behavior toward children: Tigra previously lived with children aged 6 to 14 years old. Tigra loved to follow the kids around and liked to be carried and petted. Behavior toward cats: Tigra previously lived with an 8 year old neutered cat named Oreo. Tigra was relaxed and affectionate and liked to sleep next to Oreo on their cat bed. Tigra was playful with Oreo and played gentle. Bite or Scratch history: none Litter box training: yes Energy level/descriptors: medium energy level Other notes: Tigra is an affectionate, shy and talkative cat.
MEDICAL BEHAVIOR:: Observed Behavior -calm, allows exam
ENRICHMENT NOTES:: 11/15/17 Curled up at back of cubby, head in litter box, seems depressed. Lay in place when door opened, leaned into pets, lowered head. Unwilling to come forward. Slow blinked after door closed. Sprayed thunderease. 11/16/17 Resting in cubby, soft eyes and body, sleepy. Lay in place when door opened, leaned into pets, extended neck for throat rubs. After a bit, stood and came forward for treats. Leaned and arched more enthusiastically into pets, purred, drooled.
Cage Condition:: Cage is neat
Reaction to assessor:: Tigra remains neutral lying down on her cage bedding during the approach.
Reaction when softly spoken to:: Tigra becomes alert with eyes wide open and lip licking in place.
Reaction to cage door opening:: Tigra remains immobile in place.
Reaction to touch:: Tigra accepts the touch and slowly leans into the assessor’s hand while purring.
Reaction to being picked up:: She becomes antsy then jumps back into the cage.
ACTIVITY LEVEL:: Laid back
CHARACTER TYPE: : Shy ,Affectionate
BEHAVIOR DETERMINATION: : Average
Behavior Asilomar: H – Healthy
BEHAVIOR SUMMARY:: Tigra 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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