GALAXY – 15315
Safe - 12-23-2017 Brooklyn
SAFE 12/23/17 GALAXY is a young cat who was found in a building. He is friendly and needs a furever home.
Care Center Location: Brooklyn
ZIP Code From: 11216
Intake Date: 12/3/17
Intake Type: Stray
Medical Behavior: Green
Age: 2 years
Sex: Neutered Male
Weight: 9 lbs
Post Surgery Note: 1:10 PM
Pre-surgical exam, anesthesia, and surgery performed by ASPCA.
Green linear tattoo placed on ventral abdomen.
Vet Notes: 12:54 PM
S/O: BAR. Back of cubby. Normal E/D/U/D
EENT: Eeys clear, no ocular or nasal discharge
HL: No sneezing, normal RR/RE
MS: Ambulatory x 4
A: No concerns on exam
P: Based on chart review and no signs of URI, OK for surgery tomorrow
Vet Notes: 12:26 PM
DVM Intake Exam
Estimated age: 2 yo
Microchip noted on Intake? neg
History: stray found in building – no owner known
Observed Behavior – Friendly
Evidence of Cruelty seen -n
Evidence of Trauma seen -n
R = eup
EENT: Eyes clear, ears clean, no nasal or ocular discharge noted
Oral Exam: Clean teeth, no ulcers
PLN: No enlargements noted
H/L: NSR, NMA, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupnic
ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated
U/G: male – 2 testicles
MSI: Ambulatory x 4, skin free of parasites, no masses noted, healthy hair coat
CNS: Mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities
Assessment 2 yo M DSH
Plan: Routine intake
SURGERY: Okay for surgery
L V T Notes: 6:34 PM
mentation – appropriate
eyes – clean and clear
nose – clean and clear
ears – clean and clear
haircoat – in good condition and clean
no flea dirt noted
teeth – clean
no injuries seen
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: 18-Dec-2017 15:58:21.000
Animal Name: Galaxy
Age: 2 Years 2 Weeks (approx)
Breed: Domestic Short Hair
Spayed / Neutered: Yes
Behavior Assessment Date:
Galaxy was brought in as a stray, so we cannot speak to his behavior in his previous home.
Lying in back of litterbox, body relaxed and ears forward. He allows petting along his head and body while leaning in and rolling over onto his side. Raises his rear and tail. He steps forward to the edge of his portal when coaxed and begins to scent mark portal wall. I am able to coax him out into his kennel with treats, where he then allows petting with his tail raised and quivering. Purrs. Wary of surroundings – he pauses to look around the room and then jumps back into his cubby after cage door closes. Sweet but shy. Added to socialization list.
Lying in cubby with a relaxed body, ears forward. I open the kennel door and he steps forward to poke his head through his portal. He allows petting from within his cubby and will poke his head out to head-butt my hand, but he doesn’t feel comfortable enough to leave his cubby today entirely, even for treats. I open his cubby door and he allows petting along his head and body while standing up and coming forward, tail raised and quivering. Begins to purr softly. He’s focused on his environment – pauses and backs away with every loud sound, looking around into the room behind me. Room 1 might possible be too overwhelming for him. Sweet and affectionate, just needs some time to acclimate to shelter. Timid. Sprayed feliway.
Lying in cubby with a relaxed body. He pokes his head out as I open the kennel door and jumps down to greet me. Allows petting along his head and body, tail raised and quivering. Begins gobbling dry food quickly after being pet. Loves treats. Doing better today! Less focused on noise and surroundings. Showing improvement! Sprayed feliway and left him some treats.
Lying in cubby, ears forward and eyes alert. Makes eye contact when spoken to. He steps forward to the edge of his cubby and pokes his head out when I open the cage door. Allows petting along head and body while leaning in and scent marking the portal door wall. He rushes out when I place treats on the floor and gobbles them up. Allows petting along his head and body while leaning In, tail raised. More wary of surroundings today, may be because the room is busier in this moment. Pauses to look around behind me. He remains in front of his kennel regardless, then goes back into his cubby after Iâ€™ve closed the kennel door. Did well today! Sprayed feliway.
Lying in cubby with a relaxed body, ears forward. Makes eye contact with soft eyes. He allows petting from within his cubby while leaning in with energy. He pokes his head out of his cubby when I open the kennel door but is hesitant to come out. He likes treats so I click and reward each time me pokes his head out of his cubby or comes forward. He comes out completely after a few moments and jumps down to begin eating his soft food â€“ may be a social eater. Heâ€™s tense once heâ€™s in his kennel, his tail drops down and he walks towards his food with a low body. He may be intimidated by the amount of traffic in room 1 at the moment but did well considering the noise and activity.
Lying in cubby with a relaxed body. He stands up and comes forward as I open the kennel door and pokes his head out, making eye contact with soft eyes. He comes out completely when spoken to and allows petting along his head and body while raising his tail. Walks over to his dry food and begins to gobble it down â€“ social eater? Body is low and tail remains lowered while heâ€™s eating in his kennel. Leans in for petting while eating. Did well today!
Cage is neat
Reaction to assessor:
Galaxy was lying down and relaxed in his cubby.
Reaction when softly spoken to:
Galaxy seems curious and sniffs around, but doesn’t get up or come forward when coaxed.
Reaction to cage door opening:
Galaxy remains in a neutral position.
Reaction to touch:
Galaxy sniffs the assessor, then gently nudges his hand and leans in for rubs on his cheeks. He gives head butts, rolls around in his litter box and allows petting all over.
Reaction to being picked up:
Galaxy was very tense when picked up and quickly leaped back into the kennel.
H – Healthy
Galaxy 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.
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