CATHERINE – 11203
Safe - 11-10-2017 Staten Island
Catherine came to us because the child in the home is asthmatic. Catherine greets people immediately at the front of the cage and one of the sweetest girls! She is good with children and lived with another cat.
STATEN ISLAND CENTER
Location: Staten Island
Intake Date: 10/30/17
Intake Type: Owner surrender
Medical Behavior: Green
Age: 13 years
Sex: Spayed female
Weight: 10 lbs 8 oz
L V T Notes: 3:44 PM
Spayed ~ 13 years old
Ear has abnormal growth.
Unspecified dermatitis and some scratches on dorsal area.
Live fleas seen.
Friendly and easy to handle.
Vet Notes: 12:02 PM
DVM Intake Exam
Estimated age:13 years
History : owner surrender
Observed Behavior – friendly
Evidence of Cruelty seen -no
Evidence of Trauma seen -no
EENT: AU- muliple pigmented 1-3 mm masses, OS-opacity seen along edge of medial iris; no nasal or ocular discharge noted
Oral Exam: severe dental calc
PLN: No enlargements noted
H/L: NSR, NMA, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupneic
ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated
U/G: FS, spay scar seen
MSI: Ambulatory x 4, fleas and severe flea dirt, no masses noted, multiple scabs along dorsum
CNS: Mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities
severe dental disease
dermatitis- R/O flea allergy vs other
pigmented masses AU
opacity OS- R/O synechia vs other
gave capstar PO
convenia injection 0.46 mls SQ (x)
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: 11203
Animal Name: Catherine
Breed: Domestic Short Hair
This animal came from:
Basic Information: Catherine is a 13 year spayed female that has hair loss on her back. Owner has had her for 2 months but had to surrender due to allergies in the home
Previously lived with: 2 Adults, 2 Children
How is this cat around strangers? Around strangers, Catherine is friendly and outgoing.
How is this cat around children? Owner had 2 children ages 2 and 10 and stated that Catherine was relaxed and respectful around both children.
How is this cat around other cats? Owner had another cat a spayed female and stated that Catherine was respectful and affectionate with the other animal.
How is this cat around dogs? Owner did not have a dog in the home so behavior is unknown
Behavior Notes Catherine is not bothered by having her coat brushed, being picked up and held, being put into a carrier or being disturbed while sleeping. Owner has never tried to bathe Catherine or trim her nails so behavior is unknown
Bite history: Catherine does not have a bite history
Energy level/descriptors: Low
Has this cat ever had any medical issues? No
For a New Family to Know Catherine is described as friendly, affectionate, mellow and quiet. She has a low activity level and likes to play with catnip toys. In the home, Catherine liked to follow the owner around from room to room and sit on the owners lap. She was fed wet food only brand Wet Food. In the home, she would rarely have accidents in the home where she would urinate or defecate outside of the litter box. Owner had another cat and thinks it was due to stress. In the home, Catherine had an uncovered litter box with clumping litter. Owner had a scratching post made of cardboard in the home that Catherine would love to scratch on.
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