BRITAIN – A1113098
Safe - 6-1-2017 Brooklyn
SAFE 6/1/17 BRITAIN is a healthy 6 month old spayed kitten that needs a loving home.
Britain A1113098 – 6 month spayed brown tabby, OS:
Britain A1113098 is an 9 month old , female domestic shorthair cat. She is being surrendered to the shelter because the owner can no longer keep the animal in the home. Britain has never suffered any health issues or injuries.
Britain is friendly around strangers. When strangers approach the home she will rub her neck on their hands in an affectionate manor. She plays gentle with adults. Britain has not lived with any children. Britain has lived with other cats, 2 small dogs and a rabbit .Britain was respectful and playful with the cats and the rabbit in the home. She never displayed any issues towards to the other cats inside the home. Britain was also very playful with the two small dogs inside the home.
Britain has never bitten anyone or animal in the past 10 days. No known bite history known by the previous owner. Britain does get frighten by loud sounds and sudden movements. She will run away until she feels it’s safe. Britain isn’t bothered by the following : being picked up and held, brushing or grooming, being pushed off furniture.
FOR A NEW FAMILY TO KNOW
Britain is best described as friendly, affectionate and playful. Britain has a high activity level. When home, she follows you around. Britain likes to play with any cat toy. She is mainly an indoor cat. She is fed Purina natural dry foods. Lucy uses a hooded litter box with Fresh step cat litter.
BEHAVIOR DURING INTAKE
Britain was calm and relaxed upon intake. Britain allowed all handling.
Previously lived with: Adults, cats, 2 small dogs, and a rabbit
Behavior toward strangers: Friendly, will rub her neck on their hands
Behavior toward children: Unknown
Behavior toward cats: Respectful and playful
Behavior toward dogs: Very playful
Bite or Scratch history: No bite history
Litter box training: Yes, uses a hooded litter box with Fresh Step litter.
Energy level/descriptors: Britain is best described as friendly, affectionate and playful with a high activity level.
Other notes: When home, she follows you around. Britain likes to play with any cat toy. Britain does get frighten by loud sounds and sudden movements. She will run away until she feels it’s safe.
Observed Behavior – hissing throughout exam, reacted when micro chipped, otherwise manageable.
Cage Condition: Cage is slightly re-arranged
Reaction to assessor: Britain was by the back and looks at the assessor with soft eyes, but her ears were tilted slightly sideways.
Reaction when softly spoken to: Britain looks up at the assessor and averts her gaze after.
Reaction to cage door opening: Britain remains motionless.
Reaction to touch: Britain sniffs the assessor’s hand and remains in place for gentle petting. She head-butts very slightly and arches her back, seeming to enjoy attention, but she appears wary of her surroundings.
Reaction to being picked up: Britain is tense during pick up, but remains calm when held.
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Cannot evaluate
CHARACTER TYPE: Sweet, Affectionate, Timid in shelter setting
– Fearful – Britain has displayed fearful behavior during their stay in the care center and may be uncomfortable with extended handling. A fearful cat will feel more relaxed when given options, so provide her with the chance to move closer, investigate, or interact with you. Be sure to offer incentive such as treats or play time whenever the cat makes a small positive step.
– Experienced cat parent – Britain appreciates attention and petting but may be fearful or stressed in the shelter. She may need time to warm up to her new home. We recommend that this cat go to a home with experienced cat parents.
DVM Intake Exam
Estimated age: 5-6mn
Microchip noted on Intake?
History : o surrender
Observed Behavior – hissing throughout exam, reacted when microchipped, otherwise managable. unsocialized.
Evidence of Cruelty seen – n
Evidence of Trauma seen – n
P = 120 R = wnl BCS 5/9
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
MSI: Ambulatory x 4, skin free of parasites, no masses noted, healthy hair coat
CNS: mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities
SURGERY: Okay for surgery
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