SHADOW – 17732
Safe - 1-18-2018 Brooklyn
SAFE 1/18/18 BEGINNER Gorgeous Gray SHADOW! 9 year old SHADOW was dumped at the shelter by his owner. He is attention-seeking and friendly. Shadow is already neutered and has a healed hematoma on one ear and needs a furever home.
Care Center Location: Brooklyn
ZIP Code From: 11220
Intake Date: 1/6/18
Intake Type: Owner surrender
Medical Behavior: Green
Age: 9 years
Sex: Neutered Male
Weight: 11 lbs
Previously lived with: Adults
Behavior toward strangers: Friendly and outgoing
Behavior toward children: Respectful
Behavior toward cats: Spent time around other cats and was relaxed and affectionate
Behavior toward dogs: Spent time around a small male dog and was relaxed and affectionate
Bite or Scratch history: None
Litter box training: Yes
Energy level/descriptors: Friendly affectionate and mellow with a medium activity level
Other notes: He doesnâ€™t mind being picked up/held or put into a carrier.
Attention seeking, allows all handling
Lying in cubby with a relaxed body. He raises his head and makes eye contact when spoken to. Allows petting along his head and body while leaning in and rolling over onto his side. Seems to be bothered a bit when ears are touched â€“ turns head to watch hand and shakes head. Interesting little face. Doing well!
Cage is neat
Reaction to assessor:
Shadow was relaxed and lying down on his blanket near the front of the kennel.
Reaction when softly spoken to:
Shadow seems curious, perks up and leans forward when coaxed by the assessor.
Reaction to cage door opening:
Shadow remains calm and relaxed.
Reaction to touch:
Shadow rises up, purrs and leans in for petting and rubs along his body. His tail quivers, he gives head butts and appreciates attention.
Reaction to being picked up:
Shadow is calm, relaxed and allows all handling.
H – Healthy
Shadow 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.
pay/Neuter statusYesIs this cat having litter box issues?NoBasic Information:Shadow is a 9 year old gray neutered male cat that was surrendered by his owner due to the fact they moved and can no longer have pets.
Previously lived with:Owner
How is this cat around strangers?When around strangers Shadow is friendly and outgoing. When playing with adults he is gentle.
How is this cat around children?Shadow has spent time around children and he is respectful Shadow does not care to play with children.
How is this cat around other cats?Shadow has spent time in the home around other cats and he is relaxed and affectionate. When playing with other cats he is gentle.
How is this cat around dogs?Shadow has spent time around a small male dog and when around him he is relaxed and affectionate.
Behavior NotesOwner stated that Shadow does scratch on the furniture due to the fact he was never provided a scratching post. On the way to the ACC in the car he was quiet. He has never been bathed brushed nor had his nails trimmed so it is unknown how he will react. Shadow isn’t bothered if he is held put in a carrier or disturbed while he sleeps.
Bite history:Shadow has no bite history.
Has this cat ever had any medical issues?YesMedical NotesCat has a hematoma on his right ear.
For a New Family to KnowOwner described Shadow as friendly affectionate and mellow. When at home he likes to be in his favorite spot. Which is the cat bed under the kitchen table. Shadow likes to play with stuffed mice and he has been kept indoors only. Shadow eats dry food and is used to a uncovered litter box with clumping litter.
Behavior Notes:During intake Shadow allowed the counselor to pet, pick him up, collar him and take his picture with no problems.
et Notes: 4:31 PM
DVM Intake Exam
Estimated age: ~9yrs
Microchip noted on Intake? No
History : Owner surrender
Observed Behavior – Attention seeking, allows all handling
Evidence of Cruelty seen – no
Evidence of Trauma seen – no
P = WNL R = WNL BCS 5/9
EENT: Eyes clear, old healed aural hematoma AD, no nasal discharge noted
Oral Exam: Pink mm, moderate dental staining/tartar, mild gingivitis
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
Assessment: Senior/geriatric pet, mild dental disease, old/healed aural hematoma
Plan: Continue to monitor while at BACC
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