GRANDY – 22336
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*SAFE 3/16/18* Grandy is a 2 year old unaltered male DSH. He was found as a stray 2 years ago and owner had him ever since. He appears healthy and have no health concerns. Owner surrenders due to no time.
Care Center Location: Manhattan
ZIP Code From: 10457
Intake Type: Owner surrender
Medical Behavior: Orange
Age: 2.5 years
Sex: Neutered male
Weight: 8 lbs
Vet Notes: 10:34 AM
DVM Intake Exam
Estimated age: 2.5 yrs old
Microchip noted on Intake? neg on intake
Microchip Number (If Applicable):
History : o surrender
Subjective: growling, unable to perform complete exam
Observed Behavior – growling, in net for exam
Evidence of Cruelty seen – no
Evidence of Trauma seen – no
EENT: Eyes clear, ears clean, no nasal or ocular discharge noted
Oral Exam: not performed
PLN: not performed
H/L: NSR, NMA, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupnic
ABD: not performed
U/G: MI, both testicles palpated
MSI: healthy hair coat seen from brief exam
CNS: Mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities
apparently healthy from brief exam d/t behavior
ok for neuter- can pursue MC and CT at that time
rec perform more complete exam in 2 days, once p has acclimated to new environment, as may be stress causing growling. If p tolerates, can give gabapentin (75mg, or 1.5ml of 50 mg/ml solution)
Okay for surgery
L V T Notes: 2:45 AM
[LVT Intake Exam]
Microchip Scan: negative, could not place
Evidence of Cruelty: no
Observed Behavior: in feral den in cage, would not come out, swatting and lunging when attempting to move animal
Sex: reported intact male
Estimated Age: reported 2.5y
Subjective: seemingly healthy but overweight animal
Oral Exam: minimal staining
Heart: could not auscultate
Lungs: could not auscultate
Abdomen: could not palpate
Musculoskeletal: overweight 6/9 BCS
Preliminary Assessment: seemingly healthy animal
Plan: DVM intake (confirm sex), CT and MC when calm or at Sx
Animal Behavior Saved At: 10-Mar-2018 11:41:54.000
Animal Name: Grandy
Age: 2 Years 6 Months
Breed: Domestic Short Hair
Spayed / Neutered: No
Behavior Assessment Date:
Next Test Date:
Previously lived with: an adult
Behavior toward strangers: Grandy is usually shy around strangers and will hide majority of their visit.
Behavior toward children: Grandy has been around children ages 3-10 and very affection and gentle towards them.
Bite or Scratch history: none
Litter box training: yes
Energy level/descriptors: Medium
Other notes: The former owner stated he likes to sit at the window and meow at other cats that are outside.
3/8/18 Subjective: growling, unable to perform complete exam
Resting in den, almost completely out of sight. Lay in place when door opened, lifted head, looked around. Tolerated touch, no response.
Immobile hiding in the cat den, becomes alert and curious looking around from the den. Sniffs the hand and allows the touch, but began to low growl and lip lick in place.
Cage is neat
Reaction to assessor:
Grandy remains tense, hiding in the cat den during the approach.
Reaction when softly spoken to:
Grandy becomes alert, curious looking around with pupils dilated from inside the den.
Reaction to cage door opening:
Grandy remains in place, ears erect and forward.
Reaction to touch:
Grandy accepts a brief touch on the head and body, but becomes agitated with the petting and began to growl at the assessor’s hand.
Experienced, adult only
TM – Treatable-Manageable
Grandy may be a little more independent, and may need time to warm up to his 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 who understands this cat may need time to warm up to his new home and family at his own pace.
Animal ID: 22336
Animal Name: Grandy
Breed: Domestic Short Hair
This animal came from:
Date of Intake
Is this cat having litter box issues?
Grandy is a 2 year old unaltered male DSH. He was found as a stray 2 years ago and owner had him ever since. He appears healthy and have no health concerns. Owner surrenders due to no time.
Previously lived with:
One female adult
How is this cat around strangers?
Grandy is usually shy around strangers and will hide majority of their visit.
How is this cat around children?
Grandy has been around children ages 3-10 and very affection and gentle towards them.
How is this cat around other cats?
Grandy has never interacted with dogs.
How is this cat around dogs?
Grandy has never interacted with cats unless outside his window.
Grandy use to get bath with a wet rag. He often struggles but become tolerant after a few minutes. He had his nail trim once and runs away if he see the nail clipper. He likes being picked up and held.
Grandy has never bitten or scratched anyone.
Has this cat ever had any medical issues?
Grandy appears healthy to owner.
For a New Family to Know
Grandy eats wet and dry food any brand twice a day. He often follow owner around the house or sit on owner’s lap. He likes to sit at the window and meow at other cats that are outside. He doesn’t have any interested in toys and never had scratching post.
Upon intake Grandy was growling, had ear plane ears and eyes were dilated. Limited handling at this time to reduce stress. He scanned negative for a microchip.
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