SUKI – 22870
Safe - 3-24-2018 Manhattan
SAFE 3/24/18 Suki is nervous girl who came to ACC due to housing restrictions. During her time here she has been mellow and sweet but very shy, unfortunately being looked over by adopters. She has lived with children before and liked to follow her previous owner from room to room. Meet Suki at the Manhattan Care Center today!
Care Center Location: Manhattan
ZIP Code From: 10027
Intake Type: Owner surrender
Medical Behavior: Green
Age: 9 years
Sex: Spayed Female
Weight: 7 lbs
Vet Notes: 6:15 PM
DVM Intake Exam
Estimated age: 1
Microchip noted on Intake? yes
History : OS
Observed Behavior – easy to examine
Evidence of Cruelty seen – n
Evidence of Trauma seen – n
T = –
P = 220
R = wnl
BCS = 6/9
EENT: Eyes clear, ears clean, no nasal or ocular discharge noted
Oral Exam: UR
PLN: No enlargements noted
H/L: NSR, NMA, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupnic
ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated
U/G: vulva UR – hx reported of being spayed
MSI: Ambulatory x 4, skin free of parasites, no masses noted, healthy hair coat
CNS: Mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities
Previously lived with: 1 adult, 1 child
Behavior toward strangers: Around strangers she is described as outgoing and plays gentle
Behavior toward children: Around children she is described as respectful and plays gentle
Bite or Scratch history: none
Litter box training: yes
Energy level/descriptors: Medium energy level
Other notes: Suki is described as affectionate, someone playful, mellow, independent and quiet.
3/14/18 Observed Behavior – easy to examine
Dozing in litter box on approach, woke when door opened. Lay in place, soft eyes and body, minor lip licking, still sleepy. Leaned into pets, rolled over on side, closed eyes. Ate a few treats after door closed.
Reaction to assessor:
Suki remains neutral, lying down on her cage bedding during the approach.
Reaction when softly spoken to:
Suki becomes alert with eyes wide open.
Reaction to cage door opening:
Suki stands with tail down running into the cage cubby with ears erect and forward.
Reaction to touch:
Suki leans into the assessor’s hand, but remains wary with her surroundings, looking around towards sudden noises.
TM – Treatable-Manageable
Suki may be a little more independent, and may need time to warm up to her new home. We recommend that this cat go to a home with experienced cat parents.
Suki is a roughly 9 year old cat whom was gotten from ACC and kept in the same home for 9 years. Unfortunately due to moving to a no pets allowed apartment she could not be kept.
Previously lived with:
1 adult, 1 child
How is this cat around strangers?
Around strangers she is described as outgoing and plays gentle
How is this cat around children?
Around children she is described as respectful and plays gentle
How is this cat around other cats?
She has not been socialized with cats so this behavior is unknown
How is this cat around dogs?
She has not been socialized with dogs so this behavior is unknown
She will scratch up furniture and will be relaxed during car rides. She will struggle during bath time and has never had her nails trimmed. She isn’t bothered by being picked up and will struggle when being placed in a carrier.
Suki Has no known bite histories
Medium energy level
Has this cat ever had any medical issues?
For a New Family to Know
Suki is described as affectionate, someone playful, Mellow, independent and quiet. She will follow you around one home with you, enjoys playing with strings, was being fed nine lives wet food four times a day and is considered litter box trained. She had an uncovered litter box with clumping litter and did not have a scratching post at home.
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