FERGIE – 14965
Urgent - Brooklyn
NEW PHOTO! A volunteer writes: If you are looking for a sweet, sociable companion, look no further than beautiful Fergie. She is affectionate and likes to be petted while she eats. Fergie would make a fine addition to any lucky family. She is waiting for a meet and greet with you in our Brooklyn location.
**FERGIE is a very sweet but nervous girl. She has some dental issues and is hoping for a home where she can get some TLC and love!
Intake Date: 11/29/17
Intake Type: Stray
Medical Behavior: Blue
Sex: Spayed Female
Age: 6 years
Original Location: 11203
Post Surgery Note: 2:57 PM
Pre-surgical exam, anesthesia, and surgery performed by ASPCA.
Green linear tattoo placed on ventral abdomen.
Vet Notes: 1:15 PM
S/O: BARH. Active, resists restraint
ORAL: adult dentition, mild to moderate dental disease, no oral lesions
EENT: Pink mm, eyes clear, no ocular or nasal discharge, ears wnl
HL: NMA, RR, Lungs C&E
ABD: tense NP, NMP
INTEG: GHC, no ectos noted
MS: Ambulatory x 4
UG: FI, no vulvar d/c, no MGTs
A: Apparently healthy
P: Continue to monitor while at BACC. OK for surgery tomorrow
Vet Notes: 1:43 PM
DVM Intake Exam
Estimated age: ~6-7 years
Microchip noted on Intake? negative
History : stray
Observed Behavior – very sweet but was nervous and urinated/defecated during exam. Easily handleable. Did well for all medical handling and procedures
Evidence of Cruelty seen – no
Evidence of Trauma seen – no
P = wnl
R = eupneic
EENT: Eyes clear, ears clean, no nasal discharge noted, some dried blood on nose from rubbing on the front of the cage
Oral Exam: adult dentition with moderate dental disease, no oral lesions noted
PLN: No enlargements noted
H/L: NSR, NMA, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupneic
ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated
U/G: FI, no MGTs, no vulvar d/c
MSI: Ambulatory x 4, skin free of parasites, no masses noted, healthy hair coat, underweight
CNS: mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities
Assessment: Dental disease
Plan: Continue to monitor while at BACC
SURGERY: ok to schedule for surgery
This information is supplied as a guide only based on the history supplied to us and on our observations of the animal in the shelter. Animal Care Centers of NYC, its employees and agents accept no responsibility in the event that the animal behaved differently from its description above nor are any guarantees made in respect of its future behavior.
Animal Behavior Saved At: 6-Dec-2017 11:33:44.000
Animal Name: Fergie
Age: 6 Years 1 Week
Breed: Domestic Short Hair
Spayed / Neutered: Yes
Behavior Assessment Date:
Fergie was brought in as a stray, so we cannot speak to her behavior in her previous home.
Very sweet but was nervous and urinated/defecated during exam.
Cage is recently cleaned
Reaction to assessor:
Fergie was curled up and resting on her bedding at the back of the cage.
Reaction when softly spoken to:
Fergie lifts her head up and glances over at the assessor with soft eyes.
Reaction to cage door opening:
Fergie lip licks and remains motionless.
Reaction to touch:
Fergie shrinks her body and lip licks when the assessors extends his hand out. She seems hesitant of contact and flinches slightly when touched. Her body tenses up, she keeps her tail at her side, but slowly starts to warm up with attention. After a few seconds she starts to lean and solicit attention. She keeps her body lowered and doesn’t feel comfortable enough to come forward.
Potential challenges comments:
Fergie 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.
TM – Treatable-Manageable
Fergie 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.
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.
Please use these notes in conjunction with the information provided by NYCACC.
Animal ID: 14965
Animal Name: Fergie
Breed: Domestic Short Hair
This animal came from:
Is this cat having litter box issues?
Fergie looks to be a 2 year old female brown tabby cat who was found on the street and brought to the ACC as a stray due to the fact she was not thriving outside on her own.
Previously lived with:
How is this cat around strangers?
When meeting the staff at the ACC for the first time she was friendly and outgoing.
How is this cat around children?
How is this cat around other cats?
How is this cat around dogs?
For a New Family to Know
During intake Fergie came out of the carrier on her own. She allowed the counselor to collar her and take her picture with no problems.
A volunteer writes: If you are looking for a sweet, sociable companion, look no further than beautiful Fergie. She is affectionate and likes to be petted while she eats. Fergie would make a fine addition to any lucky family. She is waiting for a meet and greet with you in our Brooklyn location.
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