MIKU – 18443
Safe - 1-20-2018 Manhattan
*** SAFE 01/20/18 *** MIKU was dumped by his owner – he is nervous in the shelter and needs a furever home.
Hello, my name is Miku. My animal id is #18443. I am a desexed male orange tabby cat at the Manhattan Animal Care Center. The shelter thinks I am about 3 years old. – P
I came into the shelter as a owner surrender on 16-Jan-2018, with the surrender reason stated as person circumstance- moving – out of country.
Original Location: 10472
Miku is at risk due to medical condition, recently diagnosed with an Upper Respiratory Infection. There are no behavior concerns for Miku at this time, average behavior determination.
My medical notes are…
Weight: 10 lbs
Details on my behavior are…
Behavior Condition: 2. Blue
KNOWN HISTORY:: Lived Indoors Previous lived with: an adult and a cat Behavior toward strangers: Miku is she around strangers he tends to run away from people when they com into the home until they visit a few times. Behavior toward children: Miku was not around children in his previous home. Behavior toward cats: Miku lived with another cat and was very friendly and affectionate with him. They would spend most of their time together and would usually only play with each other. Bite or Scratch history: none Litter box training: yes Energy level/descriptors: Medium Energy, Affectionate, Shy Other notes: Miku is a shy cat that enjoys laying around.
MEDICAL BEHAVIOR:: 1/17 Observed Behavior -allows exam
ENRICHMENT NOTES:: 1/17/18 Curled up at back of cubby, tense posture, eyes dilated. Lay in place when door opened, tolerated pets, but turned head away and pressed face into corner. 1/18/18 A little better today. Crouched at back of cubby, head down, eyes dilated, seemed wary. Lay in place when door opened. Allowed and slightly leaned into pets, slowly extended neck for throat scratches, remained unsure.
Cage Condition:: No change
Reaction to assessor:: Miku remains neutral, crouched down on his cage bedding during the approach.
Reaction when softly spoken to:: Miku becomes alert with eyes wide open.
Reaction to cage door opening:: Miku remains immobile in place, ears erect and forward.
Reaction to touch:: Miku allows the touch and slowly leans into the assessor’s hand while purring.
Reaction to being picked up:: He becomes antsy then jumps back into the cage.
ACTIVITY LEVEL:: Laid back
CHARACTER TYPE: : Shy ,Sweet
BEHAVIOR DETERMINATION: : Average
Behavior Asilomar: H – Healthy
BEHAVIOR SUMMARY:: Miku 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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