NALA – 21614
Safe - 3-8-2018 Brooklyn
SAFE 3/8/18 — 3 year old NALA is an 18 lb kitty who was brought to the shelter with her 2 housemates by owner. They are on a “courtesy hold” and if not reclaimed will need new homes. NALA is already spayed.
Care Center Location: Brooklyn
ZIP Code From: 11208
Intake Type: Owner surrender
Medical Behavior: Green
Age: 3 years
Sex: Spayed female
Weight: 18 lbs
Previously lived with: 1 Adults, 3 cats, 1 dog
Behavior toward strangers: Friendly and outgoing
Behavior toward children: Relaxed and gentle
Behavior toward cats: Gentle and friendly
Behavior toward dogs: Friendly and very playful
Bite or Scratch history: None
Litter box training: Yes
Energy level/descriptors: Friendly, affectionate, and playful with a high activity level
Other notes: He struggles when held and enjoys playing with balls, strings, and cat nip toys.
Nice, allows all handling
Cage is neat
Reaction to assessor:
Nala chirps and comes forward to greet the assessor.
Reaction when softly spoken to:
Nala continues to vocalize and rubs her cheeks up against the cage door.
Reaction to cage door opening:
Nala steps out the kennel to explore her surroundings.
Reaction to touch:
Nala purrs and rolls around playfully while giving head butts. She’s incredibly affectionate and allows petting all over her body.
Reaction to being picked up:
Nala was calm, relaxed and allows petting all over her body.
H – Healthy
Nala interacts with the Assessor, solicits attention, is easy to handle and tolerates all petting. No known history of behavioral problems.
This cat can go to a beginner home.
This animal came from:
Date of Intake
Nala is a 3 year old altered female Orange tabby and white DSH. She was surrendered due to the owner having health issues.
Previously lived with:
1 adult, 3 cats and a small dog
How is this cat around strangers?
Around strangers Nala is friendly and outgoing she loves attention and loves to be pet.
How is this cat around children?
Nala has lived in a home with children of various ages and is gentle and friendly with them.
How is this cat around other cats?
Nala has lived with 3 cats and is friendly and very playful with them.
How is this cat around dogs?
Nala has lived with a 14 year old female small dog. Around the dog she is calm, and play with her at times.
Nala will sit for a short period time for a nail trim, then she struggles. She isn’t of being carried and prefers to be pet.
Nala has no bite history
high activity level
Has this cat ever had any medical issues?
For a New Family to Know
Nala is decribed as friendly, affectionate, and playful. She likes to follow the family around the home and likes balls and string toys. Nala is kept indoors only and is litter-box trianed with an uncovered and hooded box, with clumping litter.
Upon intake Nala was friendly ad rolling around, she was head butted the counselors hand and was collared.
Vet Notes: 4:43 PM
DVM Intake Exam
Estimated age: 3 yr
Microchip noted on Intake? no
Microchip Number (If Applicable):
History : Courtesy hold
Observed Behavior – nice, allows all handling
Evidence of Cruelty seen – no
Evidence of Trauma seen – no
P = WNL
R = WNL
EENT: Eyes clear, ears clean, no nasal or ocular discharge noted
Oral Exam: Clean teeth
PLN: No enlargements noted
H/L: NSR, NMA, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupnic
ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated
U/G: FS, scar on ventral abdomen
MSI: Ambulatory x 4, skin free of parasites, no masses noted, healthy hair coat
CNS: Mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities
Assessment: Apparently healthy
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