BATISTA – A1104516
Safe - 3-1-2017 Manhattan
*** SAFE 03/01/17 ***SECOND CHANCE FOR GREY AND WHITE GENTLEMAN…MAKE IT COUNT…BATISTA IS 4 YEARS OLD AND NEEDS A HOME!
My name is BATISTA. My Animal ID # is A1104516.
I am a male gray and white domestic sh mix. The shelter thinks I am about 4 YEARS old.
I came in the shelter as a STRAY on 02/23/2017 from NY 10029, owner surrender reason stated was ABANDON.
02/26/2017 AT RISK MEMO
Batista A1104516 is at Risk for URI and behavioral reasons
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
02/23/2017 Exam Type VACCINATE – Medical Rating is 3 C – MAJOR CONDITIONS , Behavior Rating is NONE, Weight 11.8 LBS.
PYRANTEL ORALLY-0.6 ML APPLIED ADVANTAGE TOPICALLY ->9 RABIES SERIAL- 170034 FVRCP SERIAL- 02061285B
02/23/2017 PET PROFILE MEMO
02/23/17 14:30 Batista hissed and swatted when in trap so counselor transferred into one of our cat carriers and no other handling was provided.
No Web Memo
02/26/2017 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – NH ONLY
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
KNOWN HISTORY: Batista was brought in as a stray, so we cannot speak to his behavior in his previous home. He hissed and swatted while inside his carrier during intake. MEDICAL BEHAVIOR: During intake exam, patient was scruffed and he meowed/yowled several times but did not show any signs of aggression. EVALUATION: Cage Condition: Cage is neat. Reaction to assessor: Batista was inside a den upon approach. Reaction when softly spoken to: Batista does not respond and remains motionless. Reaction to cage door opening: Batista becomes stiff and alert, looking out from the peep hole with dilated eyes. Reaction to touch: Batista hisses as the assessor extends their hand towards the den. He does not allow touch, he strikes when petting was attempted. ACTIVITY LEVEL: Unknown VOCAL: Quiet CHARACTER TYPE: Independent POTENTIAL CHALLENGES: _x_ Fearful – Batista has displayed fearful behavior during their stay in the care center and has displayed distance-increasing behavior with extended handling. Fear aggression can occur when a cat perceives a threat and may escalate if they cannot escape. A fearful cat will feel more relaxed when given options, so provide him with the chance to move closer, investigate, or interact with you. Be sure to offer incentive such as treats or play time whenever the cat makes a small positive step. Please speak to an adoption counselor for additional information on methods to desensitize your cat to their fear stimulus. RECOMMENDATIONS: _x_ Placement with a New Hope partner – Batista is displaying behaviors that preclude placement in the adoptions room and/or may require further investigation before placement in a home. He has tried to swat and does not currently tolerate petting or handling. The behavior department feels that placement with a New Hope Partner is the best option at this time.
GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION
No Group Behavior Summary
02/23/2017 DVM INTAKE PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 3 C – MAJOR CONDITIONS , behavior rating was NONE
2/23/17 Sex: Male intact Scan: Negative Estimated age: 2-5 years based on dentition and overall appearance Fleas: No flea dirt. S: Reported to have been hissing and trying to run away while in Admissions. During intake exam, pt was scruffed and he meowed/yowled several times but did not show any signs of aggression. O: BAR-H, BCS 6/9, MMs pink EENT: Bloody nasal discharge from right nare; thick mucoid discharge from left nare. Moderate tan-brown sandy discharge AU. Clean eyes. Mild tartar. PLNs: Not enlarged. H/L: NSR, NMA. Eupnic, quiet lung sounds. Abd: Soft, no pain on palpation, no masses palpated M/S/I: Amb x4. No skin lesions noted. UG: Male intact, testicles soft and symmetrical. A: 1. URI – possibly calicivirus 2. Likely ear mites Short-term prognosis: Good SURGERY: Temporary waiver for URI P: 1. Move to isolation, start doxycycline 1.1 ml PO SID x10 days 2. Ivermectin 0.15 ml today and repeat in 14 days. 1088
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