JOHN JAY – 29025
Safe - 6-1-2018 Manhattan
SAFE 6/1/18 John Jay came in as an owner surrender due to the owner’s declining health and needing to move in with a family member who is allergic. He is 6 years old and neutered. JOHN JAY is nervous and frightened after being dumped at the shelter by his owner. He was brought in with housemate Lucy. This 6 yr old is already neutered and would love to be back in a furever home this time.
John Jay 29025
Intake Date: 5/24/18
Intake Type: Owner Surrender
Medical Behavior: Yellow
Age: 6 years
Original Location: 10036
Vet Notes: 12:11 PM
DVM Intake Exam
Estimated age: 6
Microchip noted on Intake? n
Microchip Number (If Applicable): n
History : OS
Observed Behavior –
timid but allowed a full PE
Evidence of Cruelty seen – n
Evidence of Trauma seen – n
T = –
P = wnl
R = wnl
BCS = 7/9
EENT: Eyes clear, ears clean, no nasal or ocular discharge noted
Oral Exam: teeth in good cond
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: externally normal
Plan: Complete intake
L V T Notes: 5:48 AM
[LVT Intake Exam]
Microchip Scan: negative, placed
Evidence of Cruelty: no
Observed Behavior: allowed minimal handling, fearful and tense, attempts to flee and kicks while hissing but no further aggressing
Sex: neutered male
Estimated Age: reported 6y
Subjective: surrendered with housemate, no history
Oral Exam: mild staining
Musculoskeletal: overweight BCS 7/9
Preliminary Assessment: overweight
Plan: DVM intake, CT when calm
Animal Behavior Saved At: 27-May-2018 15:14:53.000
Animal Name: John Jay
Age: 6 Years
Breed: Domestic Short Hair
Spayed / Neutered: Yes
Behavior Assessment Date:
Next Test Date:
Previously lived with: 2 adults, 1 child, 1 turtle
Behavior toward strangers: Shy for a few minutes, but will warm up on his own and will play gently
Behavior toward children: Plays gently when children approach him slowly
Behavior toward cats: Very playful and affectionate with the other resident cat, often sleeping together.
Behavior toward dogs: Has spent time with them and prefers small dogs; is relaxed and respectful.
Bite or Scratch history: None
Litter box training: Yes, used both hooded and uncovered boxes, as well as a variety of litters.
Energy level/descriptors: John Jay is described as being very cuddly, friendly, affectionate, playful, independent, and quiet with a low activity level.
Other notes: His favorite things to do is eat and sleep. He will follow his owner around when they are home. He enjoys crinkly ball toys, string and wand toys, and catnip toys.
Observed Behavior: allowed minimal handling, fearful and tense, attempts to flee and kicks while hissing but no further aggression
Cage is recently cleaned
Reaction to assessor:
John Jay was lying down by the back, looking out with soft eyes.
Reaction when softly spoken to:
John Jay’s eyes widen very slightly; almond shaped.
Reaction to cage door opening:
John Jay remains calm.
Reaction to touch:
John Jay shifts his head away, hesitant of contact, but he sniffs the assessor’s hand when placed in front of him and allows petting. He remains in place throughout the interaction, slightly tense but calm.
TM – Treatable-Manageable
John Jay tolerates attention and petting but may be fearful or stressed in the shelter. He may need time to warm up to his new home. We recommend that this cat go to a home with experienced cat parents.
Animal Behaviour Saved At: 5/24/2018
Animal ID: 29025
Animal Name: John Jay
Breed: Domestic Short Hair
Date of Intake
Is this cat having litter box issues?
John Jay came in as an owner surrender due to the owner’s declining health and needing to move in with a family member who is allergic. He is 6 years old and neutered.
Previously lived with:
2 adults, 1 child, 1 turtle
How is this cat around strangers?
John Jay is shy for a few minutes, but will warm up to strangers on his own. He will play gently with adults.
How is this cat around children?
John Jay has lived with a child from when he was 9-13 years old. He will play gently when the children approach him slowly.
How is this cat around other cats?
John Jay lived with Lucy. Other than his sibling, he did not spend time with other cats. They were very playful and affectionate with each other. They would sleep together.
How is this cat around dogs?
John Jay has spent time around large and small dogs. He prefers small dogs and will be relaxed and respectful around them.
John Jay will meow or cry in the car. His owner never tried to bathe him or trim his nails. He enjoys having his coat brushed. He is not bothered when placed into a carrier or when disturbed while resting or sleeping. He will struggle if picked up and held for too long.
John Jay has no bite history.
Has this cat ever had any medical issues?
For a New Family to Know
John Jay is described as being very cuddly, friendly, affectionate, playful, independent, and quiet. He is low energy and his favorite things to do are sleep and eat. He will follow his owner around when they are home. He enjoys crinkly ball toys, string and wand toys, and catnip toys. He has been kept indoors only. He slept in a box with his feline sibling, Lucy. He was fed Friskies or Meow Mix brand dry food twice a day. He is fully litter box trained and used both hooded and uncovered boxes, as well as a variety of litters. He will scratch on furniture. He had a vertical scratching post with rope material, but he did not use it.
Upon intake, John Jay allowed all handling. He was nervous and licked his lips quite a bit, but was easily transferred from his first carrier to his second.
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