FLASH – A1118257
Safe - 7-23-2017 Brooklyn
*** SAFE 07/23/17 *** FLASH is a healthy girl who was surrendered to the shelter because her owner has too many pets. FLASH is looking for a new family who will cherish her forever.
My name is FLASH. My Animal ID # is A1118257. – P
I am a spayed female gray tabby domestic sh mix. The shelter thinks I am about 4 YEARS old.
I came in the shelter as a OWNER SUR on 07/12/2017 from NY 11691, owner surrender reason stated was TOO MANY P.
07/18/2017 AT RISK MEMO
Flash A1118257 is at risk due to behavior. Flash’s previous owner reports she is shy around strangers and avoids contact. She flinches slightly when touched and slowly turns her head away from the assessor. She tolerates petting, seems uncomfortable and breathes more rapidly when touched along her body. She appears very uncomfortable.
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
07/13/2017 Exam Type PRE/POST S/N – Medical Rating is 2 NC – MINOR CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, Behavior Rating is NONE, Weight 5.8 LBS.
Pre-surgical exam, anesthesia, and surgery performed by ASPCA. Green linear tattoo placed on ventral abdomen.
07/12/2017 PET PROFILE MEMO
07/12/17 16:24 Flash is a 4 year old unaltered gray tabby who the owner has had for four years. Her former cat had a litter of kittens that she decided to keep. She is not aware of any injuries or health problems that she may have. Around strangers, Flash is shy and avoids contact with them since the owner does not have company over often. She is use to only seeing the owner. She has not lived with any dogs or children. Flash has lived with 6 other cats and were relaxed around each other. Although sometimes Flash will swat at times when the other cats approach the food or litter box, but has never have bitten any animal or person. According to owner. Flash has never ridden in a car before. She has tried to bathe them before and she was afraid and struggled a lot. She has never trimmed her nails or brushed her out. She tends to like a bit of handling. She was never placed in a carrier. Flash is described as a shy, independent, and mellow cat with a medium activity level. Her favorite thing to do is walk around the house and sleep. She rarely seeks attention when the owner arrives home. She does not have any toys and is kept indoors only. Flash sleeps in a room with the 6 other cats. She was fed Alley Cats dry food morning and night. She may be having litter box accidents but the owner is unsure due to having 7 cats with only 2 litter boxes. She states she has never seen the poop or pee out of the box and usually just cleans it. Both litter boxes were hooded and she used clumping clay litter. Flash was allowed to scratch a wooden threshold in the kitchen and was not given a scratching post.
No Web Memo
07/15/2017 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – EXPNOCHILD
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
KNOWN HISTORY: Lived Indoors Previously lived with: Adults Behavior toward strangers: Shy and avoids contact Behavior toward children: Unknown Behavior toward cats: Relaxed Behavior toward dogs: Unknown Bite or Scratch history: None Litter box training: Yes Energy level/descriptors: Shy, independent, and mellow cat with a medium activity level MEDICAL BEHAVIOR: Allows full exam EVALUATION: Cage Condition: Cage is neat Reaction to assessor: Flash was crouched and alert near the front of the cage. Reaction when softly spoken to: Flash lip licks then slowly inches away with her tail tucked under her body. Reaction to cage door opening: Flash was tense and alert. Reaction to touch: Flash flinches slightly when touched and slowly turns her head away from the assessor. She tolerates petting, seems uncomfortable and breathes more rapidly when touched along her body. She stays crouched and focused on the assessor’s hand then slowly shifts away when she’s had enough attention. ACTIVITY LEVEL: Laid back VOCAL: Quiet CHARACTER TYPE: Timid POTENTIAL CHALLENGES: Fearful – Flash 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. RECOMMENDATIONS: Experienced, adult home only – Flash tolerates attention and petting but may be fearful or stressed in the shelter, and may be intimidated by small children. She may be a little more independent, and may need time to warm up to her new home. Due to the behaviors seen in the care center, we feel that this cat will do best in an experienced, adult only home.
GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION
No Group Behavior Summary
07/12/2017 DVM INTAKE PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 2 NC – MINOR CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, behavior rating was NONE
DVM Intake Exam Estimated age: 4 reported Microchip noted on Intake? n History : o surrender Subjective: Observed Behavior – allows full exam Evidence of Cruelty seen – n Evidence of Trauma seen – n Objective P = 80 R = wnl BCS 5/9 EENT: ears have black flaky d/c +/- mites Oral Exam: broken canine tooth PLN: No enlargements noted H/L: NSR, NMA, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupnic ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated U/G: no SS seen MSI: Ambulatory x 4, skin free of parasites, no masses noted, healthy hair coat CNS: mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities Assessment: fx canine, AU otitis Plan: cleaned ears, txed with revolution, ohe Prognosis: good SURGERY: Okay for surgery
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