SPIRIT – A1045454
*SAFE* 08/13/15- Spirit was surrendered to the ACC because his owner could no longer care for him. Spirit is described as being playful, respectful, affectionate and tolerant when he is around children and other cats. Spirit interacts with children and cats in a gentle manner and is well socialized and adjusted with both. Spirit is in need of a loving home before he makes it onto the dreadful euth list.
Spirit – A1045454 – 1 ½ yr male Russian Blue, OS
Spirit is a 16 mos. old cat who is all gray. Spirit is neutered and appears to be in good health. Spirit is described as curious and polite.
Spirit is described as being playful respectful affectionate and tolerant when he is around children and cats. Spirit interacts with children and cats in a gentle manner and is well socialized and adjusted with both. Spirit has not been socialized with dogs at all. Spirit is described as an indoor cat who is litter trained with a high activity level. Spirit is described as playful confident mellow friendly aloof affectionate and independent.
Spirit ha never been given a bath and is not bothered when his nails are trimmed or his fur is brushed. Spirit likes to be picked up and is not bothered when he is disturbed while sleeping. Spirit does not like to be inside of carriers and will struggle if placed in one.
Spirit uses an open litter box with clay litter. Spirit will play with strings and balls and will also engage in chasing games. Spirit will scratch cardboard when he is at home. Spirit does not like riding in cars and will meow often. Spirit eats dry food once a day but does not have any cat treats. Spirit will sleep in the hallway or stay in the same room as his owner. Spirit is considered to be a gentle cat when he is with his owner.
Spirit was calm and aloof during the Intake process. Spirit did not allow himself to be collared but did allow a photograph to be taken of him n his carrier. Spirit was slightly difficult to transfer nto a new carrier due to his nervousness at being in a new unfamiliar environment.
Owner Profile: Spirit was bought into care center by her previous owner due to no longer being able to care for Spirit. Spirit is described as being playful, respectful, affectionate and tolerant when he is around children and other cats. Spirit interacts with children and cats in a gentle manner and is well socialized and adjusted with both. Spirit has not been socialized with dogs at all so his behavior towards them remains unknown. Spirit is described as an indoor cat who is litter trained with a high activity level. Spirit is described as playful confident, mellow, friendly,aloof, affectionate and independent.
Notes: Spirit at the time of the assessment was displaying fearful behavior; does not seek attention from the assessor and becomes alert when the kennel was open. Remains motionless as I started to get closer but after a steady slow approach using soft voices he relaxed a little and I was able to pet him and interact with him. I was also able to pick him up and although he was tense no fractious behavior was display. We recommend that this cat go to a home with experienced cat parents.
Reaction to assessor: does not come to front but remains neutral
When spoken quietly: does not come to front but remains neutral
Reaction to door cage opening: remains motionless
Reaction to touch: allows petting , leans into rubs
Try picking cat up: Spirit allows handling but becomes tense
Placement Determination: Experience
VET CHECK FOR DEHYDRATION
QAR. VERY MILD DEHYDRATION. BCS 5/9 APPETITE OK, SMALL AMOUNT OF NORMAL URINE NOTED
MILD DENTAL TARTAR/GINGIVITIS, EYES CLEAR, NO OCULAR OR NASAL DISCHARGE
NORMAL THORACIC AUSCULTATION; NORMAL ABDOMINAL PALPATION
INTEG WNL; AMBULATORY X 4
A: MILD DEHYDRATION
P: REC LRS 100ML SQ ONCE. RECHECK IN TWO DAYS. CONTINUE TO MONITOR WHILE AT BACC.
For more information on adopting from the NYC AC&C, or to find a rescue to assist, please read the following: http://
If you are local to the Tri-State, New England, and the general Northeast United States area, and you are SERIOUS about adopting or fostering one of the animals at NYC ACC, please read our MUST READ section for instructions, or email [email protected]
Our experienced volunteers will do their best to guide you through the process.
*We highly discourage everyone from trusting strangers that send them Facebook messages, offering help, for it has ended in truly tragic events.*
For more info on behavior codes and ratings, please read here:http://
For answers to Frequently Asked Questions, please see:http://
You can call for automated instructions.
View all entries in: Safe Cats 2015-08