EGYPT – 24802
Safe - 4-17-2018 Manhattan
SAFE 4/17/18 Average Tuxedo girl Egypt might have a heart murmur by is still sweet as pie @MACC. EGYPT is a 4 year old tux whose owner dumped at the shelter because their baby is allergic. EGYPT has a heart murmur which should be checked in a follow up vet visit. He is a bit upset at being left at the shelter and needs a home asap.
Care Center Location: Manhattan
ZIP Code From: 10473
Intake Type: Owner surrender
Medical Behavior: Orange
Age: 4 years
Weight: 6 lbs
Spay-Neuter Waiver Documentation
Vet Notes: 12:44 PM
[Spay/Neuter Waiver – Medical Condition]
Your newly adopted pet has been diagnosed with (A HEART MURMUR and the staff veterinarians are issuing a temporary waiver from the spay/neuter requirements of the City of NY. Follow up care at your regular veterinarian is recommended to ensure continued treatment. Your veterinarian will advise you if surgical sterilization is appropriate.
Vet Notes: 12:32 PM
DVM Intake Exam
Estimated age:4 years
Microchip noted on Intake?
Microchip Number (If Applicable):
History :owner surrender because owner’s new baby is allergic; h/o heart murmur
Observed Behavior -docile, friendly, allows gentle handling
Evidence of Cruelty seen -n
Evidence of Trauma seen -n
EENT: Eyes clear, ears clean, no nasal or ocular discharge noted
Oral Exam:mm pk, moist; mild to moderate tartar/staining
PLN: No enlargements noted
H/L: eupnic, clear lung sounds, grade V-VI/VI heart murmur
ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated
U/G: female; no spay scar or tattoo noted
MSI: Ambulatory x 4, skin free of parasites, no masses noted, healthy hair coat
CNS: Mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities
1. Heart murmur
Prognosis: guarded to fair
-recommend echocardiogram after placement to determine underlying cause of murmur
SURGERY:permanent waiver due to heart murmur
L V T Notes: 12:31 AM
very nervous, hissing, swating
4 yrs female intact
mild to mod tartar
AMB x 4
did not allow for CT/MC
Animal Behavior Saved At: 11-Apr-2018 13:28:49.000
Animal Name: Egypt
Age: 4 Years
Breed: Domestic Short Hair
Spayed / Neutered: No
Behavior Assessment Date:
Next Test Date:
Previously lived with: 1 child and 2 adults
Behavior toward strangers: Around strangers, Egypt is friendly and outgoing and gentle at play.
Behavior toward children: Egypt lived with 1, 3 year old child, for the past month. With him, she was relaxed and affectionate and gentle at play. She allowed him to pet her and pick her up.
Behavior toward dogs: Egypt spent time with a large breed male dog. When she saw him, he barked and she ran away and hid.
Bite or Scratch history: none
Litter box training: yes
Energy level/descriptors: Medium Activity Level
Other notes: Egypt is described as friendly, affectionate, mellow, confident, and quiet.
4/10/18 Observed Behavior -docile, friendly, allows gentle handling
Came to the front on approach, soft eyes and body. Sniffed hand, then started rubbing against the bars. Stayed at the front when door opened, leaned hard into pets, purred, closed eyes.
Reaction to assessor:
Egypt remains neutral, lying down with head up on her cage bedding.
Reaction when softly spoken to:
Egypt softly meows with soft eyes.
Reaction to cage door opening:
Egypt remains soft body with relaxed ears and forward.
Reaction to touch:
Egypt accepts the touch and began to joyfully roll around and purr during the interaction.
Reaction to being picked up:
She grunts when attempted to pickup then walks away with tail up and hisses.
H – Healthy
Egypt interacts with the observer, appreciates attention, is easy to handle and tolerates all petting. This cat is showing behavior appropriate for new or experienced cat parents.
Animal ID: 24802
Animal Name: Egypt
Breed: Domestic Short Hair
This animal came from:
Is this cat having litter box issues?
If yes, Please elaborate:
Egypt has been peeing outside her litter box for the past month. She was moved into a new home and was still using her litter box. Her previous owner has not seen her urinate but stated the room smells of urine and there was a yellow stain on the carpet one time. She stated Egypt was in heat 3 times in the past month and urinated once each time. She had a hooded litter box and clumping litter. Her previous owner did not take her to the vet or try methods to stop the urinating.
Egypt is a black and white 4 year old DSH cat. She was given to her previous owner as a gift when she was a kitten. She was surrendered due to the owner having a new baby.
Previously lived with:
1 child, 2 adults
How is this cat around strangers?
Around strangers, Egypt is friendly and outgoing and gentle at play.
How is this cat around children?
Egypt lived with 1, 3 year old child, for the past month. With him, she was relaxed and affectionate and gentle at play. She allowed him to pet her and pick her up.
How is this cat around other cats?
Egypt has not interacted with other cats.
How is this cat around dogs?
Egypt spent time with a large breed male dog. When she saw him, he barked and she ran away and hid.
Egypt enjoys being picked up and held and isn’t bothered if disturbed while sleeping or placed in a carrier.
Egypt has never bitten a person or animal. She has scratched and drawn blood. The time she saw the dog she was being held by her owner who was walking toward the dog. She struggled to get away and when she leaped from her arms she scratched with her back paw. The puncture drew little blood.
Has this cat ever had any medical issues?
Egypt has not been to the vet but has no known medical concerns.
For a New Family to Know
Egypt is described as friendly, affectionate, mellow, confident, and quiet. When her previous owner was home she would tend to be in the same room. She was kept indoors. At night she slept on a pillow. She was not interested in toys. She ate wet and dry cat food. She is litter box trained and used a hooded litter box and clumping litter. She did not have a scratching post and scratched on leather or fabric furniture.
Egypt chirped and headbutted when approached. She allowed me to pet her, collar her and pick her up. She purred and arched her back when pet.
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