JESSIE aka MAX – A1119921
Safe - 8-9-2017 Manhattan
SAFE 8/9/17 JESSIE was abandoned in a building. She has a distended abdomen but no mention of pregnancy. Needs a home.
JESSIE aka MAX – A1119921
SPAYED FEMALE, BRN TABBY / WHITE, DOMESTIC SH MIX,3 yrs
STRAY – STRAYAVAI, NO HOLD Reason STRAY
Intake condition UNSPECIFIE Intake Date 07/27/2017, From NY 10026, DueOut Date 07/30/2017,
Medical Behavior Evaluation BLUE
Medical Summary DVM Intake Exam Estimated age: 2 years Microchip noted on Intake?neg, placed on intake History : abandoned in building Subjective: BAR Observed Behavior – interactive, likes light petting but will swat and regress with added restraint Evidence of Cruelty seen – none Evidence of Trauma seen – none Objective BCS 6/9 EENT: Eyes clear, ears clean, no nasal discharge noted Oral Exam: PLN: No enlargements noted H/L: NSR, NMA, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupnic ABD: abdomen severely distended, tense on palpation U/G: MSI: Ambulatory x 4, skin free of parasites, no masses noted, healthy hair coat CNS: mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities Rectal: not performed Assessment Distended abdomen Plan sedate with 0.2 ml dexdomitor/0.2 ml ketamine IM for rads, BW Prognosis: SURGERY: Okay for surgery Temporary waiver due to Permanent waiver due to
Previously lived with: Adults and 3 children, ages 2-4
Behavior toward strangers: Friendly and outgoing
Behavior toward children: Plays exuberantly
Behavior toward cats or dogs: Unknown
Bite or Scratch history: None
Litter box training: Yes, uses a hooded litter box with clumping litter.
Energy level/descriptors: Jessie is described as friendly, affectionate, playful, assertive, confident, independent, and talkative with a medium activity level.
Other notes: The owner’s favorite thing about Jessie is that she is very playful. When the owner is home, Jessie likes to be in the same room. Jessie likes balls, stuffed toys, and catnip toys. She is not bothered when she is brushed, when she is placed in a carrier, or when she is disturbed while sleeping. Jessie enjoys being picked up and held.
Observed Behavior – interactive, likes light petting but will swat and regress with added restraint.
Cage Condition: Cage is neat
Reaction to assessor: Jessie chirps and remains lying down in her cubby, calm and relaxed.
Reaction when softly spoken to: Jessie looks at the assessor with soft eyes and leans on her side. She meows softly and will blink gently.
Reaction to cage door opening: Jessie becomes alert and looks around.
Reaction to touch: Jessie accepts petting and nuzzles against her litter box. She leans on her side, rolls over, chirps, and continuously shifts her body into comfortable positions while soliciting more attention.
Reaction to pick up: Jessie is tense during pick up, but remains calm when held.
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderate, Lively
VOCAL: Somewhat chatty
CHARACTER TYPE: Social, Sweet, Playful
BEHAVIOR SUMMARY: Average
Please note that this cat was being treated for a medical condition. She is being medicated and it is difficult to determine at this time how the medication may be affecting the behavior. The medical team reports it may cause her to become overstimulated during interactions. Jessie interacts with the observer, appreciates attention, is easy to handle and tolerates all petting. There is no known history of behavioral problems. This cat is showing behavior appropriate for new or experienced cat parents.
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