MORRIS – 11486
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SAFE 11/9/17 Handsome Morris was returned to the shelter by his owner. He was adopted from the ACC a year ago. Morris was said to be gentle with children and is a friendly, affectionate boy who liked to play with toys. He liked to follow his owner around. Now that he is back at the place that he thought he’d never see again, Morris is upset. Please give this wonderful cat a furever home this time.
Intake Date: 11/2/17
Intake Type: Owner Surrender
Medical Behavior: Red
Age: 4 years
DVM Intake Exam
Estimated age: ~4yrs
Microchip noted on Intake? Yes 981020017372705
History : Owner surrender
Observed Behavior – BARH. Initially allowed handling, after some restraint for vaccines, started hissing, swatting, growling, and attempted to bite
Evidence of Cruelty seen – no
Evidence of Trauma seen – no
P = WNL R = WNL BCS 7/9
EENT: Eyes clear, ears clean, no nasal discharge noted
Oral Exam: Minimal dental tartar/wear
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
Plan: Continue to monitor while at BACC. Rec weight loss plan with placement.
Animal ID: 11486
Animal Name: Morris
Breed: Domestic Short Hair
This animal came from:
Spay/Neuter status Yes
Is this cat having litter box issues? No
Basic Information: Morris is a 4 year old neutered orange tabby cat who was surrendered by his owner due to allergies. The owner adopted Morris from the ACC 1 year ago.
Previously lived with: Owner
How is this cat around strangers? When around strangers Morris is friendly and outgoing. When playing with adults he is gentle.
How is this cat around children? Morris has spent time around children and he is relaxed and affectionate. when playing with children he is gentle.
How is this cat around other cats? Morris has not spent time in the home around other cats so it is unknown how he will react.
How is this cat around dogs? Morris has not spent time in the home around dogs so it is unknown how he will react.
Behavior Notes Owner stated that Morris does scratch the furniture even though he was provided a scratching post made out of carpet and rough rope. On his way to the ACC he was quiet.Morris has never been bathed and will struggle to get away when trimming his nails. Morris enjoys being brushed. He isn’t bothered if he held or put in a carrier.
Bite history: Morris has never bitten a person or another animal.
Energy level/descriptors: High
Has this cat ever had any medical issues? No
Medical Notes No reported medical concerns.
For a New Family to Know Owner described Morris as friendly affectionate and playful. When at home he will follow his owner around. He likes to play with cat dancers and cat nip toys. Morris has been kept indoors only and eats both wet and dry food. Morris is used to an uncovered litter box with clumping litter.
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