CHIKKITA – 8754
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SAFE 10/15/17 Poor Chikkita is a 9 year old, orange tabby cat. She was given to her owner by a friend as a gift as a baby. Her owner cannot keep her anymore due to her other cat in the home and the other cat’s behavior towards her. Chikkita is as sweet as they come. Please consider making her part of your family today.
Chikkita 8754 5Y Orange Tabby S DSH
Owner Surrender: 10/3/17
Vet Notes: 3:15 PM
DVM Intake Exam
Estimated age: 5yr
Microchip noted on Intake? none
History : o surrender
Subjective: a little nervous but allows handling
Observed Behavior – no aggression
Evidence of Cruelty seen – no
Evidence of Trauma seen -no
EENT: Eyes clear, ears clean, no nasal or ocular discharge noted
Oral Exam: pink gums, euhydrated
PLN: No enlargements noted
H/L: NSR, NMA, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupnic
ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated
U/G: FS, visible spay scar, no palpable MGTs
MSI: Ambulatory x 4, skin free of parasites, no masses noted, healthy hair coat
CNS: Mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities
apparently healthy FS adult DSH
Prognosis: very good
Plan: ok for adoptions
SURGERY:N/A already spayed
Post Surgery Note: 9:54 AM
Pre-surgical exam, anesthesia, and surgery performed by ASPCA.
Green linear tattoo placed on ventral abdomen
L V T Notes: 2:30 AM
age 5 yrs
fleas bite dermatitis
tense and nervous
Animal Behavior Saved At: 6-Oct-2017 15:37:3.000
Animal Name: Chikkita
Age: 5 Years 1 Week
Breed: Domestic Short Hair
Spayed / Neutered: Yes
Behavior Assessment Date:
Next Test Date:
Chikkita was brought in with limited information on their behavioral history or tendencies in a home environment
Resting in cubby, soft eyes and body. Came out to the front on approach, started rubbing against the bars. Meowed when spoken to. Leaned and arched into pets, purred, tail danced. Ideal event cat.
Cage is neat
Reaction to assessor:
Chikkita immediately comes soliciting at the front of the cage.
Reaction when softly spoken to:
Chikkita cat remains soft in place.
Reaction to cage door opening:
Chikkita remains standing at the front of the cage, relaxed body posture, soliciting attention.
Reaction to touch:
Chikkita head-butts the assessorâ€™s hand and appreciates petting on the head and body.
Reaction to being picked up:
Allows the pickup and remains calm.
H – Healthy
Chikkita interacts with the Assessor, solicits attention, is easy to handle and tolerates all petting. This cat can go to a beginner home.
Suitability With Children:
Animal Behaviour Saved At: 10/3/2017
Animal ID: 8754
Animal Name: Chikkita
Breed: Domestic Short Hair
Date of Intake
Is this cat having litter box issues?
Chikkita is a 9 year old, orange tabby cat. She was given to her owner by a friend as a gift as a baby. Her owner cannot keep her anymore due to her other cat in the home and the other cat’s behavior towards her.
How is this cat around strangers?
Around strangers she may be shy and fearful for a few minutes then outgoing and friendly.
How is this cat around children?
Around children she’s very respectful and has lived with children of all ages.
How is this cat around other cats?
Around other cats she’s very playful and plays gently
How is this cat around dogs?
Behavior around dogs is unknown
Chikkita may scratch the furniture in the home. She loves to be brushed and really enjoys it. She doesn’t mind being picked up and doesn’t mind being placed inside a carrier.
She has never been to the vet but has no known health problems.
For a New Family to Know
Chikkita is affectionate and mellow. She loves to play with balls around the home especially crumbled up foil. She also loves string and wand toys. She eats both wet and dry food. She sleeps on the top of her kitty tower. She has a scratching post made out of cardboard but she doesn’t use it. She scratches on the furniture
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