CHARLIE – A1111567
Gone - 5-13-2017 Brooklyn
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***GONE 05/13/17*** CHARMING CHARLIE is a 13 year old sweet senior who was dumped for “pet health” and needs a new home! She needs medical eval to determine what is causing fluid and lesions on her body. She allows gentle petting but is not feeling well so this may be affecting her behavior. PLEASE RESERVE CHARLIE BY NOON!
Charlie has lived in the same home for most of her life, and after finding herself at the Brooklyn Care Center it’s no wonder she’s not too pleased! She wasn’t too happy with handling during her intake and initial medical exam, but who would be at her age? She’s still unsure when people touch her rear and back, but has been giving the gentlest of head-butts and leaning in for cheek rubs these past few days. This lovely senior lady would be happiest in an experienced, adult-only home where she can explore and adjust at her own pace.
My name is CHARLIE. My Animal ID # is A1111567. – P
I am a female gray and white domestic sh mix. The shelter thinks I am about 13 YEARS old.
I came in the shelter as a OWNER SUR on 05/09/2017 from NY 11221, owner surrender reason stated was PET HEALTH.
AT RISK MEMO
No At Risk Memo
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
05/11/2017 Exam Type TREATMENT – Medical Rating is 4 NC – SEVERE CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, Behavior Rating is NONE, Weight 12.6 LBS.
pyrantel given po
05/09/2017 PET PROFILE MEMO
05/09/17 18:29 Upon intake Charlie was alert and walked out the carrier. She jumped out the soft carrier and sniffed around the office. She became irritated when approached and hissed at counselor. She swatted slowly. She was scanned (negative), was not collared at intake.
No Web Memo
05/12/2017 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – EXPNOCHILD
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
KNOWN HISTORY: Upon intake Charlie was wary of his surroundings and hissed when the counselor approached her. MEDICAL BEHAVIOR: Fractious, hissing, vocalizing and biting. ENRICHMENT NOTES: 05/10/17 Lying in back of kennel with a low body and wide eyes. She makes eye contact when spoken to and vocalizes softly. Tolerates petting along her head while continuing to meow softly with wide eyes – licking lips. Turns head and meows loudly when touched along back. Needs more time to adjust. 05/11/17 Lying on her side in front of the kennel. She watches me as I approach and head-butts my hand very gently when I reach towards her. She allows petting along her head, remaining seated and leaning in gently. Her body tenses and she looks back at my hand when it moves towards her back. Uncomfortable with back being touched. May be painful. More relaxed today – has potential to warm up. 05/12/17 Wrapped up in her blanket. She turns her head to make eye contact when spoken to softly. Alert, ears facing forward, slow blinks. Remains motionless when the door opens. Licks and leans head back when I extended my hand out. Unsure, but allows soft pets on her head. Slightly tilts head, leaning in for rubs. Not fully comfortable being touched along her body. Whips around quickly, lip licks and becomes focused on my hand. Feels tense. ACTIVITY LEVEL: Laid back VOCAL: Quiet CHARACTER TYPE: Shy RECOMMENDATIONS: Experienced, adult home only – Charlie tolerates attention and petting but may be fearful or stressed in the shelter, and may be intimidated by small children. She may be a little more independent, and may need time to warm up to her 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
05/10/2017 DVM INTAKE PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 4 NC – SEVERE CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, behavior rating was NONE
05/10/17 DVM Intake Exam Estimated age: 13 yrs. Microchip noted on Intake? No. History : Brought in by owner, no medical concerns noted. Subjective: Observed Behavior – Fractious, hissing, vocalizing and biting. Sedated with Telazol 0.15 ml IM to facilitate exam and treatments. Evidence of Cruelty seen – No. Evidence of Trauma seen – No. Objective: BAR prior to sedation. mm=pink, moist, CRT<2 s. HR=200, RR=24. BCS=7/9. ORAL: Mild claculus, gingivitis. EENT: Eyes clear, ears clean, no nasal discharge noted. PLN: No enlargements noted. H/L: Lungs clear, no murmurs/arrhythmias. ABD: No masses/organomegaly palpated. U/G: Female, spayed. MS: Sedated, unable to evaluate gait. No palpable abnormalities. INTEG: Thin fur caudal dorsum. Alopecic area on ventral thorax. Two areas of cystic swelling and/or fluid accumulation: from left axilla to last rib on ventral left side; and caudoventral abdomen. The skin in these areas is thin/stretched, no mass palpable in skin or deeper tissues in these locations. CNS: Sedated, full neuro exam not performed. A: Geriatric cat with unusual cystic fluid accumulation on ventrum. R/o inflammatory lesions, infectious, benign or malignant neoplasia. These do not appear to be mammary in origin however. P: Needle aspiration performed on each area – easily obtained clear fluid from each. Lat/VD radiographs obtained: SQ cystic areas visible, no other obvious areas of swelling on rads. No pulmonary lesions, no abdominal lesions. Mod. amount of intraabdominal fat. CHEM panel: All values WNL. Unable to run CBC – machine not working. No treatment indicated at this time. Monitor for any changes while at BACC. Fair to good prognosis. Rec. biopsy of lesions when placed.
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