HOUDINI – 22837
Safe - 3-22-2018 Manhattan
SAFE 3/22/18 Can you make 21 pound tabby HOUDINI disappear from MACC and reappear with a new family?
22837 Houdini 3y Gray Tabby/White Male 21lbs.
Intake: Stray 3/14/18
Vet Notes: 5:10 PM
DVM Intake Exam
Estimated age: 4
Microchip noted on Intake? n
Microchip Number (If Applicable): n
History : stray
Subjective: Obese, hissing in kennel at handler. Placed in free net for stress free brief exam
Observed Behavior – hissing
Evidence of Cruelty seen – n
Evidence of Trauma seen – n
T = –
P = 220
R = wnl
BCS = 7/9
EENT: Eyes clear, ears clean, no nasal or ocular discharge noted
Oral Exam: Incisors unremarkable, in net so couldnt visualize entire mouth
H/L: NSR, NMA, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupnic
ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated
U/G: Two descended testicles
MSI: Ambulatory x 4, skin free of parasites, no masses noted, healthy hair coat
CNS: Mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities
Okay for surgery
Vet Notes: 4:59 PM
Behavior Assessment Date:
Houdini was brought in as a stray, so we don’t have any behavioral history or tendencies in a home environment.
3/14/18 Subjective: Obese, hissing in kennel at handler. Placed in free net for stress free brief exam
Resting at front, soft eyes and body, looking around. Meowed when spoken to, ate a few offered treats, then stood and started eating dry food. Went to lay down in litter box when done. Lay in place when door opened, leaned hard into pets, closed eyes, purred quietly. Started grooming after door closed.
Reaction to assessor:
Houdini remains neutral, lying down on his cage bedding during the approach.
Reaction when softly spoken to:
Houdini lifts up head with soft eyes, loose body.
Reaction to cage door opening:
Houdini remains in place, ears erect and forward.
Reaction to touch:
Houdini stands with tail up, leans into the assessor’s hand and purrs during the touch.
Reaction to being picked up:
He becomes antsy then jumps back into the cage.
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