COMET – A1113394
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SAFE 6/6/17 Adorable 9 week old Comet needs an experienced foster or adopter.
Staten Island Center
A1113394 – Comet – 9 weeks – Male – Stray – Experience
Comet – Profile 5/27
Animal’s appearance – fur was clean and the animal appeared to be of healthy weight.
Animal’s demeanor with you – did not handle animal due to transferring it straight from a trap to a den.
Animal was brought in due to there being an influx of stray cats in the area.
Comet – Initial 5/27
Nervous, but allowed handling
No fleas seen
Comet – Behavior 5/29
Comet came to the shelter as a stray, so we don’t have any behavioral history or tendencies in a home environment. Upon intake, Comet was not handled.
Nervous, but allowed handling
Cage Condition: Cage is neat
Reaction to assessor: Comet is sitting in the back of his cage, body neutral
Reaction when softly spoken to: Comet remains motionless
Reaction to cage door opening: Comet looks at the assessor, body a bit tense
Reaction to touch: Comet remains still, tolerates petting and handling
Reaction to being picked up: Comet is nervous, but tolerant of this type of handling
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Mellow
CHARACTER TYPE: Shy, Timid
– Kitten socialization
– Experienced cat parent
Comet tolerates attention and petting but may be fearful or stressed in the shelter.
We recommend that this cat go to a home with experienced cat parents.
Comet – DVM Exam 5/30
Estimated age: 9 weeks
History : stray
Observed Behavior – nervous but tolerated exam
Evidence of Cruelty seen – no
Evidence of Trauma seen – no
EENT: OD- green mucoid discharge, conjunctival hyperemia, OS- brown crusted discharge, ears clean, no nasal discharge noted
Oral Exam: deciduous teeth
PLN: No enlargements noted
H/L: NSR, NMA, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupneic
ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated
MSI: Ambulatory x 4, skin free of parasites, no masses noted, healthy hair coat
CNS: mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities
start erythromycin OU BID x 7 days
move to isolation
Temporary waiver due to conjunctivitis
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