KITTY – A1110226
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***SAFE 05/07/17**SENIOR CREAMSICLE WITH GREAT BEHAVIOR RATING NEEDS TLC AND YOU!!! 12 year old KITTY was brought in with housemate Tiger when owner died – needs a new home asap! These two senior kitties were surrendered because their previous owner passed away, and they’re hoping to find placement in a relaxing, loving retirement home together! While Tiger is quite a social lady, Kitty needs a little time to warm up to new people (and does allow petting)! Tiger currently has conjunctivitis and Kitty has hyperthyroidism
My name is KITTY. My Animal ID # is A1110226. – P
I am a neutered male orange and white domestic mh mix. The shelter thinks I am about 12 YEARS old.
I came in the shelter as a STRAY on 04/27/2017 from NY 11385, owner surrender reason stated was OWNER DIED. I came in with Group/Litter #K17-095320.
05/05/2017 AT RISK MEMO
Kitty A1110226 was placed At Risk for Medical reasons- please see notes below
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
04/30/2017 Exam Type OBSERVATION – Medical Rating is 4 NC – SEVERE CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, Behavior Rating is NONE, Weight 4.6 LBS.
04/29/17 11:45 Very good appetite. Urine found in the litter box, but no feces
04/27/2017 PET PROFILE MEMO
04/27/17 17:12 Basic information Kitty is a 12 year old year White and orange DMH with a possible illness. Kitty was brought into QAC along with her house mate Tiger A1110225 because their owner passed away. Socialization and behavior Kitty has not lived with children and has not interacted with them. Around strangers Kitty is shy for a few days. Kitty r has not lived with any other dogs. Kitty doesn’t play much and rather hide. Around the other cat in the house Kitty is respectful but didn’t play with them. Kitty is afraid of getting bathes and will run away. In car rides Kitty is quiet. Kitty doesn’t like to be picked up and held and will jump out of your arms. Kitty Doesn’t like having her nails trimmed and will try to run away. For the new family to know Kitty was described as independent with a low activity level. When home with Kitty she likes to be in the same room as you but will stay under things. Kitty didn’t play much with toys. Kitty ate fancy feast wet food and couldn’t eat dry food. Kitty is litter box trained and used an uncover litter box with fresh step litter. Kitty had a scratching post but did not use it and use to scratch on things in the home. When time for bed Kitty likes to sleep in the room under the bed. Behavior during intake Kitty was quiet during intake. Kitty allowed to be scanned but tried to swat when collared. Did nto allow much handling.
No Web Memo
05/03/2017 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – AVERAGE
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
KNOWN HISTORY: Previously lived with: Adults Behavior toward strangers: Shy for a few days Behavior toward children: Unknown Behavior toward cats: Respectful but didn’t play with them Behavior toward dogs: Unknown Bite or Scratch history: None Litter box training: Yes Energy level/descriptors: Independent with a low activity level. Other notes: He doesn’t like to be picked up and held and will jump out of your arms. Kitty doesn’t like having her nails trimmed and will try to run away. MEDICAL BEHAVIOR: Aggressive tries to bite EVALUATION: Cage Condition: Cage is slightly re-arranged Reaction to assessor: Kitty was resting at the back of the kennel on his blanket. Reaction when softly spoken to: Kitty turns towards his head towards the assessor and slow blinks. Reaction to cage door opening: Kitty remains calm. Reaction to touch: Kitty sniffs the assessor then gently nudges his hand for attention. He leans in for rubs on his cheek and allows petting all over his body. After a few soft pets he gets up then comes forward soliciting attention. Reaction to being picked up: Kitty was calm, relaxed and allowed all handling. ACTIVITY LEVEL: Laid back VOCAL: Quiet CHARACTER TYPE: Curious, Sweet Please note that this cat is being treated for a medical condition at the time of evaluation. It is difficult to determine at this time how the medical condition may be affecting the behavior. BEHAVIOR SUMMARY: Average Kitty interacts with the observer, appreciates attention, is easy to handle and tolerates all petting. No known history of behavioral problems. This cat is showing behavior appropriate for new or experienced cat parents.
GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION
No Group Behavior Summary
04/27/2017 DVM INTAKE PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 4 NC – SEVERE CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, behavior rating was NONE
DVM Intake Exam Estimated age: 12yr Microchip noted on Intake none History : owner passed away Subjective: hold Observed Behavior – aggressive tries to bite Evidence of Cruelty seen – none Evidence of Trauma seen – none Objective FRACTIOUS AR MODERATELY DECREAED SKIN TURGOR P = prominent heart beat 200 R = panting BCS 3/9 EENT: Eyes mydriatic, enophthalia, no nasal discharge noted Oral Exam: visual, pale pink mm BROKEN 104, MODERATE DENTAL TARTAR, HALITOSIS COULD NOT ASSESS BY PALPATION IF THYROID TUMOR PRESENT ( BEHAVIOR) PLN: could not assess H/L: 200 tachycardia,hyperdynamic heart beat INCREAED RESP EFFORT, FLARED NARES ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated U/G: large bladder urinated on exam MSI: able to move limbs ,ambulatory, heavily matted, UNKEMPT COAT emaciated bcs DECLAWED FRONT overgrown nails HINDLIMBS CNS: mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities Rectal: not performed Assessment r/o hyperthyroidism CRD EMACIATED BCS Plan cbc: HCT 23%, NEUT 6.81, PLT 420 chem ALT 120, CREAT 2.3, BUN 41 T4 6.1 REC WAIT FOR PLACEMENT TO IMPLANT MICROCHIP- PET VERY THIN AND FRACTIOUS WILL SEX PET WHEN CALMS DOWN, PLACED IN MEDICAL WARD Prognosis: guarded, WILL NEED METHIMAZOLE TREATMENT AND FOLLOW UP BLOOD TESTING
04/28/2017 RE-EXAM (LAST MAJOR EXAM)
Medical rating 4 NC – SEVERE CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS,
04/28/17 Geriatric, hyperthyroid cat S/O: QAR. ~5% dehydrated. Eating with excellent appetite. Normal urine. Allowed petting. BCS 3/9 EENT: Nuclear sclerosis, iris atrophy, eyes slightly sunken, no ocular or nasal discharge, large amount of dark waxy debris AU HL: No sneezing, normal RR/RE UG: Neutered male 4/27: cbc: HCT 23%, NEUT 6.81, PLT 420 chem ALT 120, CREAT 2.3, BUN 41 T4 6.1 A: Geriatric, hyperthryoid, underweight P: Continue to montior. Needs to be on methimazole. Fair short term prognosis with appropriate treatment Rec LRS 50ml SQ q24 x 3 days
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