DONG MA – A1120700
Safe - 8-22-2017 Brooklyn
SAFE 8/22/17- 6 year old DONG MA was brought in with 2 housemates due to owner’s personal problems.
DONG MA – A1120700
SPAYED FEMALE, BRN TABBY, DOMESTIC SH MIX,6 yrs
OWNER SUR – AVAILABLE, NO HOLD Reason PERS PROB
Intake condition UNSPECIFIE Intake Date 08/08/2017, From NY 11368, DueOut Date 08/08/2017, I came in with Group/Litter #K17-107095.
Medical Behavior Evaluation GREEN
Medical Summary DVM Intake Exam Estimated age: estimated 6-7yrs based on teeth Microchip noted on Intake? n History : o surrender Subjective: Observed Behavior – allows handling Evidence of Cruelty seen – n Evidence of Trauma seen – n Objective P = 180 R = wnl BCS 7/9 EENT: Eyes clear, ears clean, no nasal discharge noted Oral Exam: mild- moderate dental tartar PLN: No enlargements noted H/L: NSR, NMA, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupnic ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated U/G: F, no obvious spay scar observed MSI: Ambulatory x 4, skin free of parasites, no masses noted, mild flaky hair coat CNS: mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities Assessment: healthy Plan: OHE Prognosis: good SURGERY: Okay for surgery
Limited profile: Language barrier
Basic Information: Dong Ma is large DSH cat that is altered male, 11 years old. The owner cared for the cat and 2 other siblings for a few months. The owner is surrendering Dong Ma due to the owner’s health and having no time to care for the 3 cats. Dong Ma has no known illness.
Socialization: Dong Ma has never lived with children. He has lived with 3 adults in the home. He keeps to himself and does not interact much. He lives to be in the bedroom alone or lay down in the bedroom floor. He has never lived with dogs. He has lived with 2 other altered male cats. They are respectful of each other and sometime interact in gentle play.
Behavior: Dong Ma has never had a bite history. However he has had a recent scratch history. He has never been bathed nor had his nails trimmed. But he enjoys his coat brushed and being petted occasionally. He always uses his uncover litter box that he shares with 2 other cats.
For New Families To Know: Dong Ma is described as mellow, fearful and shy. Dong Ma spends most of the time looking out the window and sleeping. He does not care for cat toys. When the owner arrives home he greets the owner and solicits attention. He sometimes snuggles with the other cats. Dong Ma enjoys a diet of Science diet dry or wet food. He likes to sleep in the living room floor.
Behavior During intake: Dong Ma during intake was fearful and shy. Dong Ma allowed being collard and scanned and photographed.
Previously lived with: Adults and 2 other cats
Behavior toward strangers: Keeps to himself and doesn’t interact much
Behavior toward children: Unknown
Behavior toward cats: Respectful and sometime interacts in gentle play.
Behavior toward dogs: Unknown
Bite or Scratch history: None
Litter box training: Yes
Energy level/descriptors: Mellow, fearful and shy.
Other notes: She enjoys having her coat brushed and spends most of her time looking out the window or sleeping.
Allowed exam, generally calm
Lying in litter box with a tense body. She tolerates petting along her head and body while tilting her ears and licking her lips. Needs more time to adjust. Sprayed feliway.
Cage Condition: Cage is slightly re-arranged
Reaction to assessor: Dong Ma was pressed up against the back wall of the cage.
Reaction when softly spoken to: Dong Ma watches the assessor, keeps her paws folded, her tail wrapped up by her side and didn’t get up or come forward when coaxed.
Reaction to cage door opening: Dong Ma was tense and wary.
Reaction to touch: Dong Ma lip licks and keeps her eyes focused on the assessor’s movements. She seems hesitant and leans her head back when the assessor extends his hand forward. Her body remains tense, she tolerates petting along her body then turns her head away when she’s had enough attention.
Reaction to being picked up: Dong Ma was tense when picked up, started lip licking then got antsy and leaped away.
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Laid back
CHARACTER TYPE: Timid
Fearful – Dong Ma has displayed fearful behavior during their stay in the care center and may dislike certain types of handling. A fearful cat will feel more relaxed when given options, so provide her with the chance to move closer, investigate, or interact with you. Be sure to offer incentive such as treats or play time whenever the cat makes a small positive step. Please speak to an adoption counselor for additional information on methods to desensitize your cat to their fear stimulus.
Experienced cat parent – Dong Ma 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.
S/O: QAR. Allows handling
EENT: Eyes clear, no ocular or nasal discharge
HL: No sneezing
UG: Female, no spay scar seen or palpated, small nipples
A: Apparently healthy – may be spayed, unable to confirm on exam
P: Based on chart review and no signs of URI, OK for surgery
DVM Intake Exam
Estimated age: estimated 6-7yrs based on teeth
Microchip noted on Intake? n
History : o surrender
Observed Behavior – allows handling
Evidence of Cruelty seen – n
Evidence of Trauma seen – n
P = 180 R = wnl BCS 7/9
EENT: Eyes clear, ears clean, no nasal discharge noted
Oral Exam: mild- moderate dental tartar
PLN: No enlargements noted
H/L: NSR, NMA, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupnic
ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated
U/G: F, no obvious spay scar observed
MSI: Ambulatory x 4, skin free of parasites, no masses noted, mild flaky hair coat
CNS: mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities
SURGERY: Okay for surgery
CAME IN WITH
A1120699 – SHI SHI
A1120698 – DONG DONG
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