TUXY – A1110945
Safe - 5-13-2017 Staten Island
These two brothers were surrendered when their owner was forced to relocate.
They are in adoptions and allow all handling, but are not thriving in the shelter.
Please consider giving these kitties a foster home where they can be themselves!
ONE OF 11 CATS THAT CAME IN FROM SAME HOME WHEN OWNER MOVED
STATEN ISLAND CENTER
TUXY – A1110945
NEUTERED MALE, BLACK / WHITE, DOMESTIC SH,3 yrs
OWNER SUR – AVAILABLE, NO HOLD Reason MOVE2PRIVA
Intake condition UNSPECIFIE Intake Date 05/03/2017, From NY 10302, DueOut Date 05/03/2017, I came in with Group/Litter #K17-096098.
Medical Behavior Evaluation GREEN
Medical Summary Microchip: negative Sex: Male Age ~ 3 years old Mentation: wnl Eyes: wnl Ears: ear mites Nose: wnl Teeth: wnl If abnormal BCS: Skin: wnl Hair Coat: wnl Declawed: no Any injuries: no Behavior: relaxed and friendly.
Where did this cat come from?
If this cat is a stray, did you bring in a:
Found as Stray
Does this cat have a microchip?
WHY ARE YOU BRINGING THIS CAT IN?
Owned cat since it was a kitten
Lives with 1 adult
Has lived with other cats
Is more shy, hides a lot. Will open up with time. Can be petted, but does not always like being picked up or held. Does not like to go into carrier.
Eats dry food
Always uses the litter box
What kind of home do you think would be best for this cat?
A quiet home where he can have time to adjust and warm up to his new owners
LVT Exam 5/3 – Tuxy
Age ~ 3 years old
Ears: ear mites
If abnormal BCS:
Hair Coat: wnl
Any injuries: no
Behavior: relaxed and friendly
DVM Exam 5/5 – Tuxy
Estimated age: approx 3 years old
History : owner surrender
Observed Behavior – friendly
Evidence of Cruelty seen – no
Evidence of Trauma seen – no
EENT: Eyes clear, AU-large amount of dry brown debris, no nasal discharge noted
Oral Exam: mild dental calc
PLN: No enlargements noted
H/L: NSR, NMA, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupneic
ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated
U/G: MI, 2 descended testicles
MSI: Ambulatory x 4, skin free of parasites, no masses noted, barbered fur in inguinal area and medial hindlimbs
CNS: mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities
ear mites, treated with Revolution 5/3/17
barbered fur- R/O stress vs. atopy vs. food allergy vs. other
Behavior Exam 5/8 – Tuxy
Tuxy came to the shelter surrendered by an owner with a limited profile. Owner noted that Tuxy is shy at first, but will open up with time, and has lived with other cats in the home.
relaxed and friendly
Cage Condition: Cage is neat
Reaction to assessor: Tuxy is lying curled up in the back of his cubby
Reaction when softly spoken to: Tuxy remains motionless
Reaction to cage door opening: Tuxy looks at the assessor with wide eyes
Reaction to touch: Tuxy remains still, motionless, but allows petting
Reaction to being picked up: Tuxy is tense during this type of handling
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Mellow
CHARACTER TYPE: Timid, Independent
– Uncomfortable with pick up
– Experienced cat parent
Tuxy may be a little more independent, and may need time to warm up to his new home.
We recommend that this cat go to a home with experienced cat parents.
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