CARINA – 15842
Safe - 12-23-2017 Brooklyn
SAFE 12/23/17 CARINA is a stray girl who was abandoned at the shelter. She is already spayed. Carina allows handling but does get a bit overstimulated. She is healthy and hoping for a new home.
Care Center Location: Brooklyn
ZIP Code From: 11207
Intake Date: 12/10/17
Intake Type: Stray
Medical Behavior: Yellow
Age: 2 years
Sex: Spayed female
Weight: 8 lbs
DVM Intake Exam
Estimated age: ~2yrs
Microchip noted on Intake? Yes
History : Stray – abandoned
Observed Behavior – Attention seeking, head butting but appears to get overstimulated, will hiss and paw at handler without nails, lightly bite, and allow petting again. Difficult to handle for exam, towel and cat muzzle used
Evidence of Cruelty seen – no
Evidence of Trauma seen – no
P = WNL R = WNL BCS 5/9
EENT: Eyes clear, ears clean, no nasal discharge noted
Oral Exam: Teeth clean, pink mm
PLN: No enlargements noted
H/L: NSR, NMA, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupnic
ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated
U/G: Female, spay scar palpated
MSI: Ambulatory x 4, skin free of parasites, no masses noted, healthy hair coat
CNS: mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities
Assessment: Apparently healthy
Plan: Continue to monitor while at BACC
This information is supplied as a guide only based on the history supplied to us and on our observations of the animal in the shelter. Animal Care Centers of NYC, its employees and agents accept no responsibility in the event that the animal behaved differently from its description above nor are any guarantees made in respect of its future behavior.
Animal Behavior Saved At: 13-Dec-2017 9:11:59.000
Animal Name: Carina
Age: 2 Years 1 Week
Breed: Domestic Short Hair
Spayed / Neutered: Yes
Behavior Assessment Date:
Carina was brought in as a stray, so we cannot speak to her behavior in her previous home.
Attention seeking, head butting but appears to get overstimulated, will hiss and paw at handler without nails, lightly bite, and allow petting again.
At front of kennel, vocalizing insistently and reaching out towards me with soft paws. She allows petting along her head and body while leaning in with energy, tail raised. Doing well after first day! Sprayed feliway.
Reaction to assessor:
Carina comes forward with a relaxed body and rubs up against the cage door.
Reaction when softly spoken to:
Carina purrs and was constantly soliciting attention.
Reaction to cage door opening:
Carina is calm and relaxed.
Reaction to touch:
Carina nuzzles up against the assessor’s hand for attention. Her tail quivers, she gives head butts and allows petting all over her body.
Reaction to being picked up:
Carina was tense when picked up, struggled to be put down, then leaped back into the kennel.
H – Healthy
Carina 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.
This behavior note was written by the previous owner of this pet. Animal Care Centers of NYC provides this as a guide for optimal pet placement.
Please use these notes in conjunction with the information provided by NYCACC.
Animal ID: 15842
Animal Name: Carina
Breed: Domestic Short Hair
This animal came from:
Finder was able to approach animal and put into a carrier to bring to ACC.
Behavior during intake: Carina has a soft and relaxed body in the carrier during intake. When counselor opened the carrier and put hand out, Carina began to rub her face against the counselors hand. Counselor was able to scan for a microchip, collar and take a picture without any issues.
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