DIAMOND – 17146
Safe - 1-20-2018 Brooklyn
SAFE 1/20/18 DIAMOND is a gorgeous spayed 5 yr old female who would do best with an experienced foster or adopter. She would probably do best with no other pets.
Diamond 17146 – 5 yr. spayed gray/white cat, 15 pounds:
Owner of the Beverly Simpkins was bitten on her right hand yesterday December 27 2017 Beverly self treated the injury. Cat was nervous did not want to come with me in the carrier. I used the net to catch her. Owner stated the cat has always have a history of aggression but this was the first incident where she got hurt. Stated there are two other animals in there house as well that the cat shows aggression to. No other owner information was provided.
Friendly on exam. Brushed haircoat and removed several matts without difficulty.
Curled up in the back of the cage, meows softly when I approach her. She seems unsure of her surroundings but slowly approaches the front with her tail lowered. Sniffs hand and accepts gentle petting on her head and along her body. A bit skittish- tends to retreat when someone walks by, but she slowly builds up confidence. Tolerant- allowed me to brush her coat. Wasn’t interested in tuna or treats.
Lying in front of kennel with a relaxed body, ears forward. Makes eye contact and vocalizes softly, begins to knead kennel floor. She allows petting along her head and body while leaning in, tail raising. She turns her head to head-butt my hand each time it passes along her back. Her tail begins to wave back and forth with continued petting but she offers no further reaction for the duration of this session. Ate all treats given. Did well today!
Lying in front of kennel, body relaxed and eyes bright. Makes eye contact when spoken to. She stands up and allows petting along her head and body while leaning in with her tail raised. Turns head each time my hand passes along her back but offers no further correction. Ate all treats given. Doing well!
Lying on top of kuranda bed, body relaxed and face soft. She makes eye contact when spoken to and allows petting along her head and body while leaning in and raising her tail. She jumps down with continued petting and approaches the front of the kennel, tail remaining high in the air. Remains calm and allows all petting for the duration of the session. Doing great!
Lying on top of kuranda bed, calm and relaxed. Shows interest and leans head forward when spoken to. Chirps when door opens and greets by the front. A bit hesitant during petting, but allows gentle strokes all over body while she investigates her surroundings. Body is slightly tense, but she doesnâ€™t seem to mind attention. Doing well.
Calm, relaxed and comes forward to greet. Social and affectionate -leans in for attention, gives head butts. She rolls around and nuzzles against my hand. Her tail sways from side to side as I pet her, but she doesn’t display any further reaction. Very receptive to treats. Doing great!
At front of kennel, body soft. Makes eye contact when spoken to, eyes alert. She remains calm as I open the kennel door and allows all petting for duration of session while leaning in and raising her tail. Doing great! Ate all treats given.
At front of kennel as I approach, leaning against kennel door. Makes eye contact and vocalizes. She allows petting along her head and body while leaning in and raising her tail. Turns her head on occasion and begins licking my hand. Her tail waves back and forth with prolonged interaction but she offers no reaction past licking. Shows some mild signs of potential overstimulation. Affectionate and social â€“ allows all petting. Doing great!
Cage is neat
Reaction to assessor:
Diamond is lying in front of kennel with a relaxed body while kneading the kennel floor as the assessor approaches.
Reaction when softly spoken to:
Diamond makes eye contact with the assessor when spoken to, eyes soft and ears forward.
Reaction to cage door opening:
Diamond stands up and begins to lean against the cage door as it opens.
Reaction to touch:
Diamond allows petting along her head and body while leaning in, tail raised. She turns her head back to head-butt the assessor’s hand each time it passes along her back. Her tail sways with continued interaction but she offers no further reaction. She rolls over on her side and licks the assessor’s hand when rubbed along her back.
Reaction to being picked up:
Diamond was a little tense when picked up, but she remains calm and allows all handling.
TM – Treatable-Manageable
Diamond interacts with the observer, appreciates attention, is easy to handle and tolerates all petting. Although she is showing behavior appropriate for average pet parents due to a bite incident with her previous owner we must recommend that Diamond goes to a home with experienced cat parents.
Vet Notes: 6:33 PM
DVM Intake Exam
Estimated age: 5 years old
Microchip noted on Intake? YES
Microchip Number (If Applicable): 985112007291864
History: DOH hold — bit owner on right hand
Observed Behavior – friendly on exam
Evidence of Cruelty seen – no
Evidence of Trauma seen – no
P = 120
R = 24
EENT: Eyes clear, ears clean, no nasal or ocular discharge noted
Oral Exam: mild dental tartar and gingivitis
PLN: No enlargements noted
H/L: NSR, NMA, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupnic
ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated
U/G: spayed female
MSI: Ambulatory x 4, skin free of parasites, no masses noted, several matted areas on rump and dorsum, dandruff and shedding.
CNS: Mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities
Assessment: Obese with mild dental disease
Plan: Brushed haircoat and removed several matts without difficulty. Continued monitoring of appetite and weight while at BACC (hepatic lipidosis prevention).
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