BOOTS – A1116638
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*** SAFE 07/08/17 *** BOOTS and SAM were brought to shelter by owner who said he had “too many”. Both need homes.
My name is BOOTS. My Animal ID # is A1116638. – P
I am a neutered male black and white domestic sh mix. The shelter thinks I am about 1 YEAR 1 MONTH old.
I came in the shelter as a OWNER SUR on 06/26/2017 from NY 11236, owner surrender reason stated was TOO MANY P. I came in with Group/Litter #K17-102231.
07/02/2017 AT RISK MEMO
A1116638 Boots – Adult only determination; Appears wary of his surroundings and focuses on the assessor when approached. Slowly perks up and approaches the front to investigate when coaxed, but he lowers his body in anticipation of touch and appears uncomfortable when petted.
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
06/29/2017 Exam Type PRE/POST S/N – Medical Rating is 1 – NORMAL , Behavior Rating is NONE, Weight 7.3 LBS.
Pre-surgical exam, anesthesia, and surgery performed by ASPCA. Green linear tattoo placed on ventral abdomen.
06/26/2017 PET PROFILE MEMO
06/26/17 20:45 Basic info: Boots is a 1 year old male black and white cat who was surrendered to the ACC due to the fact his owner had to many pets. The owner stated that Boots was bred at home and she has had him since a kitten. Boots has no known medical problems. Socialization: Owner stated that when around strangers Boots is shy for a few minutes but will warm up. He has not spent time around children. When playing with adults Boots is gentle. Boots has spent time around other cats in the home and he is relaxed and affectionate. When playing with other cats he is gentle. Boots has not spent time around dogs so it is unknown how he will react. Behavior: Owner stated that Boots is very vocal at times. On the way to the ACC in the car he was quiet. He has never had his nail trimmed or been bathed so it is unknown how he will react. He is afraid or being brushed. He will struggle to get away when he is held. He also struggled to get away when being put in the carrier. For a new family to know: Owner described Boots as playful mellow and shy with a medium activity level. When at home boots likes to be in his favorite spot. He likes to play with cat nip and wand toys. He has been kept indoors only and eats dry food. Boots is very much litter box trained and never has accidents. He is used to and uncovered litter box with clay litter. Boots will scratch on a post made out of card board.
No Web Memo
06/30/2017 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – EXPNOCHILD
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
KNOWN HISTORY: Lived Indoors Previously lived with: Adults Behavior toward strangers: Shy for a few minutes then warms up Behavior toward children: Unknown Behavior toward cats: Lived with cats and was relaxed and affectionate Behavior toward dogs: Unknown Bite or Scratch history: None Litter box training: Yes Energy level/descriptors: Playful, mellow and shy with a medium activity level Other notes: He is afraid of being brushed and will struggle to get away when held. MEDICAL BEHAVIOR: Tries to get away, no aggressive behavior ENRICHMENT NOTES: 06/27/17 Hunched over by the back, cautious. Sniffs hand when offered, but lowers head and flinches slightly. Slowly blinked after. Needs more time to adjust. Sprayed feliway. EVALUATION: Cage Condition: Cage recently cleaned Reaction to assessor: Boots perked up with his ears pointed forward and wide eyes focused on the assessor. Reaction when softly spoken to: Boots slow blinks and doesn’t get up or come forward when coaxed. Reaction to cage door opening: Boots is tense and alert. Reaction to touch: Boots lowers his head and lip licks when the assessor extends his hand out. His body flinches when touched and she slowly slinks away trying to avoid the assessor. He tolerates petting with a slow approach but seems uncomfortable and doesn’t really warm with attention. ACTIVITY LEVEL: Laid back VOCAL: Quiet CHARACTER TYPE: Shy RECOMMENDATIONS: Experienced, adult home only – Boots tolerates attention and petting but may be fearful or stressed in the shelter, and may be intimidated by small children. He may be a little more independent, and may need time to warm up to his new home. 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
06/27/2017 DVM INTAKE PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 1 – NORMAL , behavior rating was NONE
DVM Intake Exam Estimated age:1 Microchip noted on Intake? n History : o surrender Subjective: Observed Behavior – tries to get away, no aggressive behvaior Evidence of Cruelty seen – n Evidence of Trauma seen – n Objective P = 120 R = wnl BCS 4/9 EENT: Eyes clear, ears clean, no nasal discharge noted Oral Exam: clean teeth PLN: No enlargements noted H/L: NSR, NMA, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupnic ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated U/G: male intact 2 testes MSI: Ambulatory x 4, skin free of parasites, no masses noted, healthy hair coat CNS: mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities Assessment: healthy Plan: neuter Prognosis: good SURGERY: Okay for surgery
06/28/2017 CAGE EXAM (LAST MAJOR EXAM)
Medical rating 1 – NORMAL ,
06/28/17 11:47 S/O: Cat is BAR. No obvious ocular/nasal discharge. No sneezing noted. A: Apparently healthy, Acceptable candidate for elective sx P: Okay to go to Glendale for neuter on 6/29/17
Came in With
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