BIGBY – A1102649
Safe - 2-11-2017 Brooklyn
SAFE 2/11/17 Bigby is a friendly guy with a beautiful tabby coat and an eager, inquisitive nature! When meeting a stranger, he came right to the front and was both curious about his surroundings, and adoring the attention. He has several healing wounds on his neck, but he didn’t appear bothered by them at all, and he readily accepted gentle cheek and head scratches. He only sat still enough for photos when he decided it was time to eat, but that was a small price to pay in order to spend quality time with a truly sweetheart cat!
Bigby – A1102649, 4 Years Old, Brown and White Tabby DSH, Male, 12.7 lbs, Stray 02/01/17
Recheck wound on neck
S/O: BARH. Eating well.
EENT: Eyes clear, no ocular or nasal discharge
HL: Normal thoracic auscultation
INTEG: Wounds around neck and dorsal cervical region healing well, no scratching observed, ACO/enrichment reported not scratching
MS: Ambulatory x 4
A: Healing wounds around neck and between shoulder blades – R/O irritation/adverse reaction to flea product and self trauma
P: No additional treatment indicated at this time. Convenia given on 2/6. Continue to monitor while at BACC
Microchip scan neg.
MI, approx. 4 years.
O: BARH. mm=pink, moist, CRT<2 s. Social, a little wiggly, allows all handling.
ORAL: Slight gingivitis.
EENT: No oculonasal discharge.
H/L: Lungs clear, no m/a.
ABD/UG: Intact male, palpation WNL.
INTEG: Full, clean haircoat.
A: Apparently healthy.
P: OK for neuter.
KNOWN HISTORY: Unknown
Bigby was brought in as a stray, so we cannot speak to his behavior in his previous home.
Cage Condition: No change
Reaction to assessor: Bigby was curious and sitting up at the front of the kennel looking out at his surroundings.
Reaction when softly spoken to: Bigby meows softly then reaches out gently with paws towards the assessor.
Reaction to cage door opening: Bigby is eager to look around and explore.
Reaction to touch: Bigby is very curious and looks around scanning his environment. He leans in for attention when rubbed on his cheeks, allows petting all over and is very affectionate.
Reaction to being picked up: Bigby is calm, relaxed and allows all handling.
ENRICHMENT NOTES: 02/02/17
Big ol’ boy, right at front of kennel, bright and alert, calm. Allows all petting and handling, easily picked up and held and walked around the room carrying him. No reaction to other cats while passing other cages, including one very vocal intact female. Social, easygoing cat.
MEDICAL BEHAVIOR: Social, a little wiggly, allows all handling.
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Lively
VOCAL: Somewhat Chatty
CHARACTER TYPE: Sweet, Affectionate, People Oriented, Easy Going, Curious
BEHAVIOR SUMMARY: Beginner
Bigby interacts with the assessor, solicits attention, is easy to handle and tolerates all petting.
This cat can go to a beginner home.
Big ol’ boy, right at front of kennel, bright and alert, calm. Looks like he has a minor abrasion on nose, maybe from rubbing against side of carrier? Has a round scab on neck behind left ear, collar area. Large frame, seems like he could beef up to fill out. Definitely ate overnight, good appetite, digs in to a fresh bowl of wet I offer; not interested in tuna. Intake note mentioned something about finder having seen blood in his urine, but nothing seen in urine in box this a.m. Allows all petting and handling, easily picked up and held and walked around the room carrying him. No reaction to other cats while passing other cages, including one very vocal intact female. Social, easygoing cat. May want to change name, as non-Spanish speakers may mistake this for a pejorative, especially these days. Looking forward to spending more time with this hoss. Initial med exam pending.
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