JEFFERSON – 15634
Safe - 12-12-2017 Manhattan
SAFE 12/12/17 **FIV POSITIVE** JEFFERSON lost his home because owner is moving into a smaller apartment and feels he cannot keep his FIV cat separate from his non-FIV cat. FIV cats CAN live with non-FIV cats. Now JEFFERSON is in need of a new furever home! Please adopt this boy for the holidays. Already neutered!
** FIV POSITIVE **
Intake Date: 12/7/17
Intake Type: Owner Surrender
Medical Behavior: Green
Age: 7 years
Original Location: 10128
Vet Notes: 1:49 PM
DVM Intake Exam
Estimated age: approx. 7yo
Microchip noted on Intake? neg
History : O surrender. p is FIV+ and O can no longer keep Jefferson and his other cat separate due to moving into a smaller apartment.
Subjective: BAR, sweet and friendly, good for PE and medical handling.
Observed Behavior –
Evidence of Cruelty seen – n
Evidence of Trauma seen – n
P = wnl
R = eup
EENT: Eyes clear, ears clean, no nasal or ocular discharge noted
Oral Exam: neg oral, no lesions seen
PLN: No enlargements noted
H/L: NSR, NMA, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupnic
ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated
MSI: Ambulatory x 4, skin free of parasites, no masses noted, healthy hair coat, generalized scaling, long nails, overweight
CNS: Mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities
Rectal: n externally
ctm at MACC until transfer/adoption
If yes, Please elaborate:
Owner stated that Jefferson will urinate outside the litterbox if he sees another animal. no other litterbox issues.
Jefferson is a male middle aged neutered male cat. Owner found him during Hurricane Sandy and has had him for 6 years. Jefferson is FIV positive and saw a vet 4 months ago.
Previously lived with:
two adults, one older cat
How is this cat around strangers?
Jefferson needs time to warm up but will let them pet him and show affection.
How is this cat around children?
He has been around toddlers briefly and is respectful with the child.
How is this cat around other cats?
He has not been around cats physically but when he sees them in plain sight he will urinate on himself.
How is this cat around dogs?
He has not been around dogs so behavior is unknown.
There are no behavior concerns with Jefferson
There is no bite history with Jefferson
Has this cat ever had any medical issues?
Tested positive for FIV with their vet.
For a New Family to Know
Owner has never tried giving him a bath. He isn’t bothered with trimming of nails. He loves to be brushed. He enjoys being picked up and carrier. He struggles with putting in carrier. He is described as friendly, affectionate, shy, fearful, and talkative. He plays with catnip and mouse toys. He uses a cat tower to sleep in. He eats dry food purina. HE rarely eats treats. He uses an uncovered litterbox with clumping litter. He uses a scratching post mad out of cardboard.
Upon intake, When counselor opened the carrier he allowed to be pet counselor tried to take her out he hissed and retreated to the back. Counselor gave him time to relax. Counselor opened top of carrier, put a towel around him and picked him up. He allowed collaring, scanning, and walked right into carrier on his own.
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