BLUEBERRY – A1120852
Safe - 8-9-2017 Staten Island
***SAFE 08/09/17*** BEAUTIFUL BLUEBERRY IS PERFECTLY HEALTHY AND ALLOWS GENTLE PETTING AND NEEDS A HOME TO RELAX AND REGROUP! BLUEBERRY is only 6 months old and deserves to have a happy ending to her story…..will you give that to her tonight MUST RESERVE BY NOON!!
Staten Island Center
My name is BLUEBERRY. My Animal ID # is A1120852. – P
I am a female tortie domestic sh mix. The shelter thinks I am about 6 MONTHS old.
I came in the shelter as a STRAY on 08/04/2017 from NY 10309, owner surrender reason stated was STRAY.
08/07/2017 AT RISK MEMO
A1120852 Blueberry – Adult only determination; Blueberry’s finder reports she was very nervous initially, but started to warm up to people once she got to know them. She becomes tense and remains immobile when approached for interaction in the shelter. She tolerates gentle petting for a moment, but will shift and look away after. She will hiss and attempt to flee with extended handling.
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
08/04/2017 Exam Type VACCINATE – Medical Rating is 1 – NORMAL , Behavior Rating is NONE, Weight 4.3 LBS.
Feline FVRCP Product Name: Nobivac 1-HCP Serial Number : 02061287B Location of Vaccination: RFL Revaccination Date: 8/18/17 Rabies Product Name: Nobivac 1-Rabies Serial Number: 182849 Location of Vaccination: RHL Revaccination Date: 8/4/18 Veterinarian: 1385 Applied Advantage Gave pyrantel PO
08/04/2017 PET PROFILE MEMO
08/04/17 16:01 Finder stated that Blueberry is nervous and would rarely approach but would approach finders wife and allowed to be pet and picked up. Finder was able to get Blueberry into a carrier and bring to SIACC. Behavior during intake: Animal had a stiff body during intake. Counselor was able to scan for a mc but when counselor went to take animal out to collar, Blueberry fleed from the carrier. No other handling was done.
No Web Memo
08/06/2017 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – EXPNOCHILD
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
Name and A#: Blueberry A1120852 Date: 8/6/2017 KNOWN HISTORY: Blueberry came to the shelter as a stray, so we don’t have any behavioral history or tendencies in a home environment. According to the finder, Blueberry is nervous around new people and does not tend to approach. After getting to know a member of the finder’s family, she would approach and allow them to pet her and pick her up. During intake, Blueberry had a stiff body and allowed minimal handling. When approached, Blueberry fled from her carrier. MEDICAL BEHAVIOR: During her initial medical exam, Blueberry attempted to flee and had to be handled through a net. EVALUATION: Cage Condition: Cage is neat Reaction to assessor: Blueberry was crouched at the back of a den, body tense. Reaction when softly spoken to: Blueberry remained frozen in place, body tense, with wide dilated eyes. Reaction to cage door opening: Blueberry backed away slightly, body tense. Reaction to touch: Blueberry tolerated being touched with the Assess-A-Hand, but at first remained frozen and unresponsive to petting from the assessor. After a few seconds, Blueberry backed away and turned to look away from the assessor. Reaction to being picked up: Blueberry hissed and immediately attempted to flee. ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderate VOCAL: Quiet CHARACTER TYPE: Skittish, Fearful POTENTIAL CHALLENGES: – Kitten socialization – Blueberry is a young cat that may not have had many interactions with humans from an early age. She may be apprehensive of people, but the behavior team believes she has potential to warm up to people. Kittens less than 8 weeks of age can be socialized by almost anyone; however, kittens older than 2 months may require more time and skill in order for them to be comfortable around people. Please speak to an adoption counselor to learn more about socialization techniques. RECOMMENDATIONS: – Experienced, adult home only – Blueberry tolerates attention and petting but may be fearful or stressed in the shelter, and may be intimidated by small children. She may need time to warm up to her new home and family. Due to the behaviors seen in the care center, we feel that this cat will do best in an experienced, adult only home.
GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION
No Group Behavior Summary
08/04/2017 DVM INTAKE PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 1 – NORMAL , behavior rating was NONE
DVM Intake Exam Estimated age: 6 months Microchip noted on Intake? scan negative History : stray Subjective: Observed Behavior – tries to flee, examined in net Evidence of Cruelty seen – no Evidence of Trauma seen – no Objective BCS 5/9 EENT: Eyes clear, ears clean, no nasal discharge noted Oral Exam: limited oral exam, clean adul tteeth seen PLN: No enlargements noted H/L: NSR, NMA, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupneic ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated U/G: F MSI: Ambulatory x 4, skin free of parasites, no masses noted, healthy hair coat CNS: mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities Assessment appears healthy Plan Prognosis: good SURGERY: Okay for surgery
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