CHUCKY – 12882
Safe - 11-19-2017 Brooklyn
SAFE 11/19/17 Poor Chucky is a 9 year old, gray, DSH, neutered male. He was surrendered due to the owner not having time to care for the cat and his litter box accidents. Chucky was never taken to the vet to evaluate the litter box issues. Please help this poor boy today.
Chucky 12882, 9 Years Old, Gray DSH, Neutered, 13 lbs 12.48 oz, Owner Surrender 11/17/17
DVM Intake Exam
Estimated age: 9
Microchip noted on Intake? yes
History: O surrender – due to cat getting older with health problems – hair matts and losing hair
Subjective: QARH, large hair matts on back with alopecia
Observed Behavior – Easy to handle, friendly, but scared with clippers
Evidence of Cruelty seen – n
Evidence of Trauma seen – n
P = 200
R = eup
EENT: Eyes clear, ears clean, no nasal or ocular discharge noted
Oral Exam: mild tartar, grade 2 ddz
PLN: No enlargements noted
H/L: NSR, NMA, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupnic
ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated
U/G: neutered male
MSI: Overweight – BCS= 7/9. Ambulatory x 4, skin free of parasites, no masses noted. Matts on back – 1 large and several small. Moderate alopecia on back around matts with some dry collarettes. Appears pruritic on back. Hair coat otherwise complete but dry with mild dandruff.
CNS: Mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities
Geriatric neutered male.
Dermatitis – r/o irritation due to matts vs allergy vs infxn.
Routine intake plan.
Clip hair on back.
Gentocin spray on back BID x 5 days.
Recom medicated bath.
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.
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Animal ID: 12882
Animal Name: Chucky
Breed: Domestic Short Hair
Date of Intake
Is this cat having litter box issues?
If yes, Please elaborate:
Owner stated that Chucky has been having litter box issues with 3-4 weeks. Chucky has been peeing outside of the box and has not seen a vet for this issue.
Chucky is a 9 year old, gray, DSH, neutered male. He was surrendered due to the owner not having time to care for the cat and his litter box accidents.
Previously lived with:
In home with owner
How is this cat around strangers?
Chucky is friendly and approachable with strangers. He will rub against their legs for attention.
How is this cat around children?
Chucky has not spent time around children.
How is this cat around other cats?
Chucky has not spent time around other cats.
How is this cat around dogs?
Chucky has spent time around a medium sized dog and was relaxed and very tolerant with him.
Chucky’s owner has never bathed or trimmed his nails, but he has allowed his owner to brush him. He does not allow his owner to hold him for extended period of time, and he will struggle and hiss when she tries to restrain him or put him in the carrier.
Chucky has no bite history.
For a New Family to Know
Chucky likes to follow his owner around when she is home, but he also likes to hang out under her bed. His owner had not given him toys to play with, and he has been an indoor cat, but he has escaped outside. He eats dry food and up until recently used his litter box well. He used a hooded box with clumping, fresh step litter. He scratches on the couch or fabric.
Chucky was nervous during intake, keeping a low body and was un-willing to come out of the box. He did allow counselor to pet him and collar him.
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