KITTY MITTY – A1102513
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*** SAFE 02/07/17 *** 14-Years Old & 14 Pounds! KITTY MITTY’s Family Moving Into A Shelter & Can’t Keep! Poor Girl NEEDS YOU NOW!
My name is KITTY MITTY. My Animal ID # is A1102513. – P
I am a spayed female white and brn tabby domestic sh. The shelter thinks I am about 14 YEARS old.
I came in the shelter as a OWNER SUR on 01/30/2017 from NY 11207, owner surrender reason stated was MOVE2PRIVA.
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
01/30/2017 Exam Type VACCINATE – Medical Rating is 3 NC – MAJOR CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, Behavior Rating is NONE, Weight 14.5 LBS.
Advantage II applied 0.8cc Pyrantel given PO FELV/FIV negative MC#981020021082664
01/30/2017 PET PROFILE MEMO
01/30/17 11:34 Basic Information: Kitty is 14 year old spayed domestic short hair. She was born at the owner’s neighbors and given to her as a kitten. Kitty is being surrendered today because the family is moving into a shelter and they cannot bring Kitty with them. Kitty visited a vet last year and has no apparent health issues besides being overweight. Socialization: When unfamiliar people visit Kitty’s home, she will hide for a few hours but will eventually come out and sniff the person. She has not interacted with children so her behavior with them is unknown. Three years ago she lived with another cat for about 3 months. When the cats lived together they would stay away from each other. She has not interacted with a cat so her behavior around dogs is unknown. Behavior: Kitty will cry and meow during car rides and when placed in a carrier. She has not been bathed or brushed to know how she would react to it. She would have her nails trimmed at the groomers. She will allow people to pick her up but after a few minutes will cry to be let down. For a New Family to Know: Her owner describes Kitty as mellow, assertive, shy with new people, independent, and talkative. Kitty has a low activity level and mostly enjoys sleeping and eating. She tends to follow one family around the home; otherwise she lies around the home. She will occasionally play with balls and toy mice. She does enjoy catnip. She likes to sleep under the bed, on the bed, and on the couch. She is free feed Meow Mix dry cat food. She is litter box trained and is used to an uncovered litter box with a mixture of clumping and clay litter. She was not given a scratching post but she enjoys scratching things made out of wood. Admissions Behavior: Kitty was meowing from inside the carrier. When the carrier was opened she peeked her head out and allowed the counselor to pick her up and place her on the counter for photos. Kitty nuzzled hand when the counselor pet her and allowed all handling without behavior concerns.
No Web Memo
02/02/2017 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – NH ONLY
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
KNOWN HISTORY: Indoors only Previously lived with: Adults Behavior toward children: Relaxed, respectful and engages in gentle play Behavior toward strangers: Unsure and will hide for a few hours and will come out when she’s comfortable Behavior toward cats: Lived with a cat for 3 months and would keep her distance. Behavior toward dogs: Unknown Bite history: No Scratch history: No Litter box training: Yes Energy level/descriptors: Mellow, assertive, shy with new people, independent, and talkative with a low activity level. Other notes: Doesn’t mind being picked up, plays with balls and toy mice. She was never offered a scratching post and instead scratched at wood objects. EVALUATION: Cage Condition: No change Reaction to assessor: Kitty Mitty was curled up tight in the back of the kennel with her head resting on her litter box. Reaction when softly spoken to: Kitty Mitty lip licks and keeps her eyes focused on the assessor. Reaction to cage door opening: Kitty Mitty low growls and shifts her weight to lean back. Reaction to touch: Kitty Mitty leans back in a defensive position and displays distance increasing behavior. She lip licks, appears stressed and doesn’t allow much handling. Reaction to being picked up: ENRICHMENT NOTES: 01/31/17 Visibly uncomfortable. Resisted being touched, growling, unmoving, not ready for much interaction. Needs time to adjust. 02/01/17 Depressed, it’s heartbreaking to see her so glum. Not receptive to much handling, needs some time. MEDICAL BEHAVIOR: Required stronger restraint as exam continued. ACTIVITY LEVEL: Laid back VOCAL: Quiet CHARACTER TYPE: Skittish RECOMMENDATIONS: _x_ Placement with a New Hope partner POTENTIAL CHALLENGES: _x_ Fearful BEHAVIOR SUMMARY: New Hope Only Kitty Mitty is displaying behaviors that preclude placement in the adoptions room and may require further investigation before placement in a home. She has tried to swat, is extremely fearful in the shelter environment and does not currently tolerate petting or handling. The behavior department feels that placement with a New Hope Partner is the best option at this time.
GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION
No Group Behavior Summary
01/30/2017 INITIAL PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 3 NC – MAJOR CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, behavior rating was NONE
S/O: Initial exam, BAR on presentation. Required stronger restraint as exam continued. Ate well during exam scan negative 14 yrs old, per previous owners Spayed female mm = pink, moist adequate hydration INTEG =Moderate skin flaking, large number of mats over dorsum. Litter stuck between digits of hind paws. Patient resents touching hind area. EENT = NS OU, Clean AU, no nasal discharge, Moderate gingivitis and mild dental calculus H/L = nma, NSR; eupneic – Clear lung fields bilaterally although difficult to auscult due to obesity ABD = snp, no obvious mp – difficult to palpate due to obesity GU = FS, no vaginal discharge, no MGTs observed LN = wnl MS = BCS: 8-9/9; amb. x 4. Claws present x 4. No observed lamenesses/crepitus, however patient was very resentful of having hind area (legs, tail, etc.) touched. CNS = A+A A: 14 yo FS DSH with: Moderate gingivitis matting – r/o secondary to poor grooming habits due to excessive weight skin flaking Hind end sensitivity – r/o behavioral (doesn’t like being touched in area) vs. painful (secondary to OA vs. other orthopedic) vs. neurologic vs. other Px: Fair P: Shaved mats Recommend full geriatric blood work upon placement Recommend strict diet for weight reduction Continue to monitor while in BACC
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