BOSCO – A1117075
Safe - 7-14-2017 Brooklyn
SAFE 7/14/17 A volunteer writes: Hello, all! My name is Bosco and I am one big fellow! Don’t let my size fool you, however! I am one giant pussycat. And a handsome one at that (always ready for a fun party or a quiet evening in my tuxedo!). I would love to come home with you and add a little more class to your place! Come on! Look at this cute face! How can you resist?
NEW PHOTO – BOSCO was brought into the shelter as a “stray” but he was definitely someones cat since he is neutered and weighs 18.8 lbs. BOSCO is a friendly cat that is in need of a loving home.
Bosco A1117075 – 5 yr. neutered black/white cat, stray, 18.8 pounds:
Bosco was brought in as a stray, so there is no information on his behavior in his previous home. He allowed the counselor to handle him during intake with no problems.
Observed Behavior – Came to front of cage when called, allowed to be picked up and handled for exam, attention seeking, head butting.
Cage Condition: Cage is neat
Reaction to assessor: Bosco was sitting upright and looking around, calm and relaxed.
Reaction when softly spoken to: Bosco approaches the front and sniffs around.
Reaction to cage door opening: Bosco greets the assessor by the opening.
Reaction to touch: Bosco head-butts lightly and leans in for cheek rubs. He lifts his rear when pet on his lower back and looks around, curious of his surroundings.
Reaction to being picked up: Bosco is a bit tense during pick up (big guy), but remains calm when held.
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderate
CHARACTER TYPE: Social, Sweet, Curious
BEHAVIOR SUMMARY: Average
Bosco interacts with the observer, appreciates attention, is easy to handle and tolerates all petting. This cat is showing behavior appropriate for cat parents with an average amount of experience.
DVM Intake Exam 7/1/17
Estimated age: ~5yrs, neutered
Microchip noted on Intake? No
History : Stray
Observed Behavior – QARH. Came to front of cage when called, allowed to be picked up and handled for exam, attention seeking, head butting
Evidence of Cruelty seen – No
Evidence of Trauma seen – No
P = WNL R = WNL BCS 8/9
EENT: Eyes clear, ears clean, no nasal discharge noted
Oral Exam: Mild to moderate dental tartar, mild gingivitis
PLN: No enlargements noted
H/L: NSR, NMA, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupnic
ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated — difficult to palpate deeply due to size
MSI: Ambulatory x 4, skin free of parasites, no masses noted, dry, slightly unkempt hair coat
CNS: mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities
Assessment: Obese, gingivitis
Plan: Continue to monitor while at BACC. Rec weight loss plan with placement
A volunteer writes: Hello, all! My name is Bosco and I am one big fellow! Don’t let my size fool you, however! I am one giant pussycat. And a handsome one at that (always ready for a fun party or a quiet evening in my tuxedo!). I would love to come home with you and add a little more class to your place! Come on! Look at this cute face! How can you resist?
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