BOOTS – A1110193
Safe - 5-21-2017 Manhattan
*** SAFE 05/21/17 *** A volunteer writes: Puss in Boots was an active, happy cat . Our Boots beats that by a mile! His piercing green eyes truly look into your soul. Boots likes to be petted and stroked. He likes to explore his surroundings. His constant question is, “What’s going on out there?”. He likes to look out the window and check on the activity. Come down to the Manhattan Animal Care center and meet your new best friend. It could change your life for the better!
NEW PHOTO! BOOTS is supposedly 15 yrs old according to his owner and has had litterbox issues for about a year. Not known whether owner actually took his cat to the vet to see what is wrong. Needs a new home – cat looks much younger.
My name is BOOTS. My Animal ID # is A1110193. – P
I am a neutered male brn tabby domestic sh mix. The shelter thinks I am about 15 YEARS old.
I came in the shelter as a OWNER SUR on 04/27/2017 from NY 10451, owner surrender reason stated was PET HEALTH.
05/16/2017 AT RISK MEMO
Boots A1110193 is at risk due to URI diagnosis
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
05/16/2017 Exam Type OBSERVATION – Medical Rating is 3 C – MAJOR CONDITIONS , Behavior Rating is NONE, Weight 11.2 LBS.
EATING WELL, I GIVEN TUNA. NOSF
04/27/2017 PET PROFILE MEMO
04/27/17 10:59 BASIC INFO Boots A1110193 is a 15 year old dsh. He is being surrendered to the shelter because he has been urinating outside of the litterbox for over a year. Owner has had Boots for 15 years. Boots has not been to a veterinarian. SOCIALIZATION Boots is very friendly with strangers. He is relaxed and respectful with children. He plays gentle with children and adults alike. Boots lived with a Chihuahua and he was relaxed, respectful and playful with the dog. Boots has not lived with another cat. Boots has never scaratched anyone. BEHAVIOR Boots’s only behavior problem is that he urinates outside of the litterbox. He rides quietly in a car. Boots does allow you to pick him up, and place in a carrier. Boots is not bothered if disturbed out of his sleep. FOR A NEW FAMILY TO KNOW boots is best described as friendly, affectionate and playful. Boots has a high activity level. When home, he follows you around. He enjoys playing with any cat toy. Boots has been kept mostly indoors. Boots sleeps anywhere in the home. Boots has a regular litterbox with Fresh Step, but has been going out of it for the last year. He scratches on a cardboard. BEHAVIOR DURING INTAKE Boots allowed all handling, collaring and photos. Boots tried fleeing.
05/02/2017 WEB MEMO
A volunteer writes: Puss in Boots was an active, happy cat . Our Boots beats that by a mile! His piercing green eyes truly look into your soul. Boots likes to be petted and stroked. He likes to explore his surroundings. His constant question is, “What’s going on out there?”. He likes to look out the window and check on the activity. Come down to the Manhattan Animal Care center and meet your new best friend. It could change your life for the better!
04/30/2017 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – AVERAGE
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
KNOWN HISTORY: Lived Indoors Previously lived with: Adults, children, a Chihuahua Behavior toward strangers: Very friendly Behavior toward children: Relaxed and respectful Behavior toward cats: Unknown Behavior toward dogs: Relaxed, respectful, and playful Bite or Scratch history: None Litter box training: Yes, but he urinates outside the litter box Energy level/descriptors: Described as friendly, affectionate, and playful with a high activity level. Other notes: When home, he follows you around. He enjoys playing with any cat toy. MEDICAL BEHAVIOR: Observed Behavior – Shy/nervous but easy to examine initially; hissed when ears were checked and when restrained for blood draw EVALUATION: Cage Condition: No change Reaction to assessor: Boots was resting upon approach. Reaction when softly spoken to: Boots wakes and looks at the assessor, rolling on his back. He rubs his cheeks on his bedding after. Reaction to cage door opening: Boots remains soft and relaxed. Reaction to touch: Boots pushes his head up against the assessor’s hand and leans in for petting. He rolls over again, rubs his cheeks against the assessor’s hand, and starts to purr. Reaction to being picked up: Boots remains calm and allows handling. ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderate VOCAL: Quiet CHARACTER TYPE: Social, Sweet, Affectionate POTENTIAL CHALLENGES: – Inappropriate elimination – Boot’s previous owners report that he was urinating outside the litter box for about a year. We are unaware if any modifications steps were taken to try and address this behavior in the home, so we cannot be sure what the trigger may have been or if this behavior may continue in a future home. However, we recommend that potential adopters be comfortable with management and modification techniques for elimination outside the litter box should this behavior continue in a home environment. BEHAVIOR SUMMARY: 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
04/27/2017 DVM INTAKE PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 2 NC – MINOR CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, behavior rating was NONE
DVM Intake Exam Estimated age: reportedly 15 years, looks like he could be much younger Microchip noted on Intake? none History :owner surrender because he has been urinating outside of the box for about 1 year Subjective: BAR Observed Behavior – shy/nervous but easy to examine initially; hissed when ears were checked and when restrained for blood draw Evidence of Cruelty seen – none Evidence of Trauma seen – none Objective T =not taken P =WNL R = WNL BCS 6/9 EENT: Eyes clear, no nasal discharge noted AU-brown waxy discharge, pruritus, minimal erythema/inflammation Oral Exam: mm pk, moist; CRT <2 sec; moderate tartar/staining PLN: No enlargements noted H/L: NSR, NMA, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupnic ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated U/G: neutered MSI: Ambulatory x 4, skin free of parasites, no masses noted, overgrooming on abdomen; urinated in carrier so urine staining on hindlimbs CNS: mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities Rectal: not performed Assessment 1. Otitis externa 2. Overweight 3. Inappropriate urination-r/o FLUTD vs behavioral vs metabolic dz Plan Rec’d CBC/chem/ua Rec’d weight loss Flush ears, tresaderm AU SID x 10 days Prognosis: SURGERY: neutered
05/16/2017 CAGE EXAM (LAST MAJOR EXAM)
Medical rating 3 C – MAJOR CONDITIONS ,
Hx: Glucosuria and PU/PD, but normal BG every time it has been checked. R/O easily stressed vs. kidney tubule disease vs. other. Diagnosis is still open. Pt drinking water during today’s exam. Food did not look touched. CTM. Recommend kidney ultrasound, UA, consider renal bx vs. other diagnostics. 1088
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