ALEX – 11473
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SAFE 11/9/17 Poor Alex was brought to the shelter by his owner. He came out of the carrier in a good mood and when he saw where he was he immediately became very upset. Who can blame him? Owner claims she does not clean his litterbox causing him to have accidents because Alex likes a clean box. He is good around small children. This 1 year old boy needs a new furever home this time!
Intake Date: 11/2/17
Intake Type: Owner Surrender
Medical Behavior: Red
Age: 1 year
DVM Intake Exam
Estimated age: ~1-2 years
Microchip noted on Intake? negative
History : o/s
Subjective: BARH. No c/s/v/d
Observed Behavior – Eagerly came out of the carrier but immediately froze with his ears back, eyes dilated, and was growling and lip licking for about 5 minutes. When approached with granny hand he scratched it and started growling. A net was used and he started flailing and trying to bite. Telazol was used for the remainder of PE
Evidence of Cruelty seen – no
Evidence of Trauma seen – no
EENT: Eyes clear, ears clean, no nasal or ocular discharge noted
Oral Exam: clean adult dentition, no oral lesions noted
PLN: No enlargements noted
H/L: NSR, NMA, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupneic
ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated
U/G: MI, 2 testicles descended
MSI: Ambulatory x 4, skin free of parasites, no masses noted, healthy hair coat
CNS: Mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities
Needs behavioral eval
Telazol 0.1ml IM for PE
Eye lube for sedation
CTM while at BACC
Okay for surgery
Animal ID: 11473
Animal Name: Alex
Breed: Domestic Short Hair
This animal came from: Giveaway
Is this cat having litterbox issues? Yes
If yes, Please elaborate: Owner stated that she does not clean Alex’s litter box regularly and he likes a clean litter box and this causes him to urinate outside of the litter box.
Basic Information: Alex is a 1 year 4 month old male white and black cat that was surrendered by his owner due to the fact she has not time to care for him.
Previously lived with: Owner
How is this cat around strangers? When around strangers Alex is shy for a few minutes but will warm up. When playing with adults he is gentle.
How is this cat around children? Alex has spent time around 3 younger children and he was relaxed and affectionate. When playing with children he is gentle.
How is this cat around other cats? Alex has not spent time in the home around other cats so it is unknown how he will react.
How is this cat around dogs? Alex has not spent time around dogs in the home so it is unknown how he will react.
Behavior Notes: Owner stated that Alex does scratch on the couch even though he was provided a scratching post made out of carpet and rough rope. On the way to the ACC in the car he was quiet. When being bathed or having his nails trimmed he will struggle to get away. He isn’t bothered if he i brushed, held or put in a carrier.
Bite history: Alex has never bitten a person or another animal.
Energy level/descriptors: high
Has this cat ever had any medical issues? No
Medical Notes No reported medical concerns.
For a New Family to Know Owner described Alex as friendly affectionate and playful. When at home he will follow his owner around. He likes to lay with cat dancers and wand toys. He has been kept indoors only and eats dry food. He is used to an uncovered litter box with crystal litter.
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