CHARLITA – 9756
Safe - 10-23-2017 Brooklyn
SAFE 10/23/17 CHARLITA is a very sweet spayed girl who came in with her pal Gina 9755. She is about 7 yrs old with mild nuclear sclerosis. Charlita would love to be adopted today!
Intake Date: 10/14/17
Intake Type: Stray
Medical Behavior: Green
Age: 7 years
Sex: Spayed female
DVM Intake Exam
Estimated age: 7-9 years
Microchip noted on Intake? negative
History : stray
Observed Behavior – very sweet. Easily handleable. Did well for all medical handling and procedures
Evidence of Cruelty seen – no
Evidence of Trauma seen – no
P = wnl
R = eupneic
EENT: Eyes clear with mild nuclear sclerosis ou, ears clean, no nasal discharge noted
Oral Exam: adult dentition with moderate dental disease, no oral lesions noted
PLN: No enlargements noted
H/L: NSR, NMA, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupneic
ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated
U/G: FI-no spay scar noted on shaved ventrum, no MGTs, no vulvar d/c
MSI: Ambulatory x 4, skin free of parasites, no masses noted, healthy hair coat
CNS: mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities
Plan: Continue to monitor while at BACC
SURGERY: ok to schedule for surgery
Previously lived with: Adults
Behavior toward strangers: Shy for a few minutes but warms up
Behavior toward children: Unknown
Behavior toward cats: Relaxed and affectionate
Behavior toward dogs: Unknown
Bite or Scratch history: None
Litter box training: Yes
Energy level/descriptors: Friendly affectionate and shy with a medium activity level
Other notes: She isnt bothered if she is bathed, brushed or having her nails trimmed. Enjoys being held and doesnt mind being placed in a carrier.
MEDICAL BEHAVIOR: Very sweet. Easily handleable. Did well for all medical handling and procedures
ENRICHMENT NOTES: 10/15/17
Lying in back of kennel with a low body. She retreats through her portal as I reach forward. Tolerates petting from the other side of the kennel while crouching down and wrapping her tail around her body. Tolerates further petting while Turning her face away from me and licking her lips. Needs more time to adjust. Sprayed feliway.
Lying in litter box with a low body and flat ears. She avoids eye contact when spoken to and looks around the room as I open the kennel door. Tolerates petting along her head and body while getting up slowly and walking towards her portal with a low body, tail tucked beneath her. Retreats through portal. Not interested in treats today. Nervous ” needs more time to adjust.
Cage Condition: Cage is neat
Reaction to assessor: Charlita was curled up tight on top her kuranda bed with her tail wrapped at her side.
Reaction when softly spoken to: Charlita lip licks and her eyes dart around the kennel.
Reaction to cage door opening: Charlita becomes alert and focused.
Reaction to touch: Charlita is hesitant and leans away when the assessor extends his hand out. She tolerates petting, keeps her body lowered and slinks away trying to avoid contact. After a few soft pets she starts to perk up, shifts her weight then gently nudges the assessor’s hand and leans in for rubs.
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Laid back
CHARACTER TYPE: Timid
BEHAVIOR DETERMINATION: Experience
BEHAVIOR SUMMARY: Charlita may be a little more independent, and may need time to warm up to her new home. We recommend that this cat go to a home with experienced cat parents.
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