BOOTS – A1050063
Gone 9-19-2015 Manhattan
**GONE 09/19/15** BOOTS is a gentle NEUTERED boy who loves to sleep in windowsills, and who was afraid of the young child he used to live with. That kiddo would chase Boots and handle him roughly, but BOOTS never retaliated against that horrid treatment. Given as a gift to his former owner, tonight BOOTS has an AVERAGE rating, super volunteer comments, and needs a foster/adopter to save his life tonight! Please read his volunteer comments and then find a hero to step up for BOOTS: “A volunteer writes: He started out quiet but then he just woke up. The other day, yak, yak, he talked all morning. He wanted attention and someone to play with. He is friendly and happy and can’t wait to get out of the shelter and go home with you. He is a big guy with energy and he is affectionate too. What more can we ask for in life? Let him be your best friend and offer him companionship.”
My name is BOOTS. My Animal ID # is A1050063. – P
I am a neutered male blue tabby and white domestic sh mix. The shelter thinks I am about 6 YEARS old.
I came in the shelter as a OWNER SUR on 09/02/2015 from NY 10039, owner surrender reason stated was PERS PROB.
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
09/18/2015 Exam Type CAGE EXAM – Medical Rating is 3 C – MAJOR CONDITIONS , Behavior Rating is AVERAGE, Weight 17.3 LBS.
09/18/15 13:13 URI signs noted on rounds rx doxy x 10 d
09/02/2015 PET PROFILE MEMO
09/02/15 11:43 Basic Info: Boots is a 6 year old neutered cat who has no prior injuries or medical problems. He was gotten as a gift 6 years ago and was surrendered to the shelter due to living issues with the owner. Social Life and Personality: According to owner he is fearful around children (was living with a 1 year old) but did not become aggressive. He would run away and hide and if she caught him he would struggle to get away but did not bite or scratch. He has not been around any other cats or dogs before so his behaviors are unknown. He is litter box trained, kept indoors only and has a medium level of energy. He was described as friendly, affectionate, and quiet. Behaviors: He has not bitten or scratched anyone or any animal before. He is afraid of being given a bath and will struggle but enjoys being brushed. He will allow to be picked up and held but will struggle to get away after 3-5 minutes and is not bothered being placed into a carrier. New Family Info: He is used to clumping litter inside a hooded box. He will play with balls on his own but generally doesn’t play. He used a cardboard scratching post and when at home will stay in a favorite spot. He was fed dry food on a free feeding schedule and will sleep on window sills. Intake Behavior: During intake Boots allowed all handling without aggression. When touched had relaxed body and would purr. When scanned was negative for a microchip. When inside new carrier sat at the front and when given food would sniff but not eat.
09/08/2015 WEB MEMO
A volunteer writes: He started out quiet but then he just woke up. The other day, yak, yak, he talked all morning. He wanted attention and someone to play with. He is friendly and happy and can’t wait to get out of the shelter and go home with you. He is a big guy with energy and he is affectionate too. What more can we ask for in life? Let him be your best friend and offer him companionship.
09/05/2015 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – AVERAGE
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
According to the former owner he is fearful around children (was living with a 1 year old) but did not become defensive. He would run away and hide. He has not been around any other cats or dogs before so his behaviors are unknown. Also, described as friendly, affectionate, and quiet. Reaction to assessor: Boots looks neutral in his cage whenm approached by the assessor. Reaction to door opening: Boots remains lying down on his cage bedding. Reaction to touch: Boots head-butts the assessor’s hand, purrs in place, and appreciates petting on the head and body. Reaction to Being Picked up: He calmly jumps back into his cage. Placement determination: Average Boots interacts with the observer, appreciates attention, is easy to handle and tolerates all petting. This cat is showing behavior appropriate for new or experienced cat parents.
GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION
No Group Behavior Summary
09/02/2015 INITIAL PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 1 – NORMAL , behavior rating was NONE
scan negative gentle, friendly allowed exam easily picked up liked being held/ petted eyes, nose, ears wnl heart and lungs wnl nails and coat wnl slight dental tartar no abdominal pain ambulatory overweight bcs 7.5/9 neutered male
09/18/2015 CAGE EXAM (LAST MAJOR EXAM)
Medical rating 3 C – MAJOR CONDITIONS , behavior rating AVERAGE
09/18/15 13:13 URI signs noted on rounds rx doxy x 10 d
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