KENTUCKY – 20418
Safe - 2-16-2018 Brooklyn
SAFE 2/16/18 Southern Charmer, The Adorable KENTUCKY! Finder was given Kentucky by a friend to hold for a few days. Finder is unable to keep animal in the home. Kentucky was with finder for several days.
Kentucky 20418 – 2 yr. male black/white cat:
Kentucky was brought in as a stray, so we cannot speak to his behavior in his previous home.
Very nervous but no aggression, allows entire medical exam without issue
Lying In litterbox with a tense body. Sniffs my hand as I reach towards him, ears forward, then begins to lip lick as my hand reaches down his shoulders. Stares ahead and avoids eye contact when offered treats. Needs more time to adjust.
Lying in back of kennel with a tense body, pupils dilated. Makes eye contact with wide eyes. He sniffs the treats I place down next to him but doesnâ€™t eat them. Tolerates petting along head and body while turning head to smell my hand. Begins to tilt ears. Unsure, needs more time to adjust.
Alert and crouched on top the kuranda bed. Eyes wide and focused on my movements. He leans forward to sniff my hand and accepts gentle petting on his head. Body feels tense and he slowly turns his head and follows my hand when pet. Slowly starts to warm up, tilts head and allows rubs on his cheeks.
Reaction to assessor:
Kentucky was crouched on top his kuranda bed, watching the assessor with wide, focused eyes.
Reaction when softly spoken to:
Kentucky perks up, his ears tilt forward, but he doesn’t get up or approach the front when coaxed.
Reaction to cage door opening:
Kentucky remains tense and alert.
Reaction to touch:
Kentucky lip licks and seems unsure of his surroundings when the assessor extends his hand forward. He sniffs his hand and accepts gentle petting on his head and along his body. He arches her back, tail rises and he leans in for rubs on his cheeks.
TM – Treatable-Manageable
Kentucky may be a little more independent, and may need time to warm up to his new home. We recommend that this cat go to a home with experienced cat parents.
Finder was given Kentucky by a friend to hold for a few days. Finder is unable to keep animal in the home. Kentucky was with finder for several days.
Previously lived with:
How is this cat around strangers?
Around strangers, Kentucky is nervous and will try to run away at first but once comfortable, Kentucky allows to be picked up.
How is this cat around children?
How is this cat around other cats?
Behavior during intake: Kentucky was trying to hide in the carrier during intake. counselor was able to transfer from carrier to carrier, scan for a microchip, collar and take a picture without any issues.
Vet Notes: 11:04 AM
S/O: BAR. Tense in back of cage.
EENT: Eyes clear, no ocular or nasal discharge
HL: No sneezing
INTEG: Full coat, old wound on face
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: 12:04 PM
DVM Intake Exam
Estimated age: 1-2
Microchip noted on Intake? no
Microchip Number (If Applicable): NA
Observed Behavior – very nervous but no aggression, allows entire medical exam without issue
Evidence of Cruelty seen – no
Evidence of Trauma seen – no
T = NT
P = 180
R = eup
EENT: Eyes clear, ears clean, no nasal or ocular discharge noted
Oral Exam: mild gumline hyperemia
PLN: No enlargements noted
H/L: NSR, NMA, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupnic
ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated
U/G: 2 desc testicles
MSI: Ambulatory x 4, skin free of parasites, no masses noted, healthy hair coat
CNS: Mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities
1-2 year old M DSH
1. Apparently healthy
1. retro, rabies, fvrcp, flea/tick preventative, pyrantel, MC
2. Sign up for surgery and then make available for adoption.
Okay for surgery
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