MIGOS – 17573
Safe - 1-16-2018 Manhattan
*** SAFE 01/16/18 *** 9 week old MIGOS needs a furever home. He’s a shy guy with suspected ringworm which is easily curable…..Please give this little guy a chance. Offer to foster or adopt!
Hello, my name is Migos. My animal id is #17573. I am a male black kitten at the Manhattan Animal Care Center. The shelter thinks I am about 10 weeks old. – P
I came into the shelter as a stray on 03-Jan-2018.
ZIP Code From: 10016
Migos is at risk for medical reasons, having been diagnosed both with ringworm, which is contagious to other animals and humans, as well as Upper Respiratory Infection, which is contagious to other cats. Behaviorally,w e suggest that Migos would be best suited to a cat experienced home.
My medical notes are…
Weight: 2.3 lbs
Details on my behavior are…
Behavior Condition: 2. Blue
KNOWN HISTORY:: Migos was brought in as a stray, so we don’t have any behavioral history or tendencies in a home environment.
ENRICHMENT NOTES:: 1/4/18 URI. Crouched in litter box, tense, eyes dilated. Very sniffley. Lay in place when door opened, seemed unsure. Stiffened slightly at first, but allowed and slightly leaned into pets. Briefly squirmy when picked up, then settled in place, posture softened noticeably.
Cage Condition:: No change
Reaction to assessor:: Migos remains neutral, crouched position on his cage bedding during the approach.
Reaction when softly spoken to:: Migos becomes alert with eyes wide open, ears erect and forward.
Reaction to cage door opening:: Migos remains immobile, stiff body in place.
Reaction to touch:: Migos accepts the touch, but seems unsure and remains cautious with his surroundings.
Reaction to being picked up:: He becomes antsy then jumps back into the cage.
ACTIVITY LEVEL:: Laid back
CHARACTER TYPE: : Timid,Independent
BEHAVIOR DETERMINATION: : Experience
Behavior Asilomar: TM – Treatable-Manageable
BEHAVIOR SUMMARY:: Migos tolerates attention and petting but may be fearful in the shelter. We recommend that this cat go to a home with experienced cat parents.
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