TOMTOM – 11548
Safe - 11-6-2017 Manhattan
SAFE 11/6/17 – 5 year old Tomtom was surrendered because owner could no longer take care of him. He was given to this owner by a friend. Tomtom was said to be friendly, affectionate and playful. He is unhappy about being put in the shelter and needs a new furever home this time.
Intake Date: 11/3/17
Intake Type: Owner Surrender
Medical Behavior: Yellow
Age: 5 years
DVM Intake Exam
Estimated age: approx. 5yo
Microchip noted on Intake? neg
History : O surrender
Subjective: BARH. Initially very friendly and head butting, but started to growl and hiss once medically handled. Does not like being restrained. Very wiggly. Lots of energy.
Observed Behavior –
Evidence of Cruelty seen – n
Evidence of Trauma seen – n
P = wnl
R = eup
EENT: Eyes clear, ears clean, no nasal or ocular discharge noted
Oral Exam: would not allow exam,
PLN: No enlargements noted
H/L: NSR, NMA, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupnic
ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated
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
previous concern RF paw was swollen. Not appreciated today. No signs of lameness. Did not do full ortho exam of RFL, p would not allow.
avail for transfer/adoption
Animal ID: 11548
Animal Name: Tomtom
Breed: Domestic Short Hair
This animal came from:
Date of Intake
Is this cat having litter box issues?
TomTom is a 5 year old gray and white domestic short haired cat. He lived with his previous owner for about 2 years. TomTom was surrendered because his owner could no longer take care of him. TomTom has no known injuries or health problems and was taken to the vet 2 years ago.
Previously lived with:
TomTom previously lived with 1 adult and 1 cat.
How is this cat around strangers?
TomTom is friendly and outgoing with strangers. TomTom will approach strangers and allow them to pet him.
How is this cat around children?
TomTom has not interacted with children.
How is this cat around other cats?
TomTom lived with another cat. TomTom and the other cat played rough. TomTom would sometimes pounce on the other cat and the other cat would hiss at him. After this happens, both cats would walk away from each other.
How is this cat around dogs?
TomTom has not interacted with dogs.
TomTom often meows and scratches furniture. During car rides, TomTom will meow and cry. TomTom has never been taken a bath or had his nails trimmed. TomTom is not bothered when being picked up and held, put into a carrier, or when being disturbed as he sleeps.
TomTom has never tried to bite another animal or human.
TomTom has a high energy level.
Has this cat ever had any medical issues?
TomTom has no known medical issues.
For a New Family to Know
TomTom is a friendly, affectionate, playful, independent and confident cat. When at home, TomTom will be in the same room with you or will be in his favorite spot on the couch. TomTom plays with toys but becomes uninterested. TomTom was an indoors cat only and at wet food in the morning and dry food in the evening. TomTom is litter box trained and uses a hooded litter box. TomTom did not have a scratching post and would scratch on furniture.
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