KRAFT – 23538
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SAFE 4/8/18 WATCH VIDEO OF KRAFT & ANNIE! Two friendly senior sisters – Kraft & Annie – are hoping to find their forever family, together @MACC – A volunteer writes: Gentle sweetness comes in all sizes and colors and with Kraft, it comes in a black and white tuxedo girl! You can get lost in her big beautiful kind eyes, and you won’t ever want to look away. She was sound asleep when I stopped by to say hi. I woke her out of her quiet slumber to let her know, I was there to deliver love and snuggles. After just a few coaxing words and a couple of cat treats, she was up and snuggled on up to me, resting her head against me in a grateful “thank you for the pets” way. Be still my heart! I spent quite a while with this sweetheart smothering her with pets and combing her lush fluffy coat.
Got some extra TLC to give? Kraft will surely take it. Meet the gang: Aged and mellowed out like an expensive Merlot, these delicious seniors are in the market for new homes. They don’t care if you rent or own, so long as you’re paying the bills and keep the treats a-coming! If you like chilled out cats who know what the best things in life are (naps and tuna!) then look no further! Of the cats below, Kraft and Annie came from the same house, as did Sunny Day, Taylor, and Lucky Lady.
Kraft 23538 12Y Black / White S DSH
L V T Notes: 11:48 AM
brushed and removed more mats today, however, patient did not tolerate well.
Vet Notes: 1:00 PM
Finder reported diarrhea on intake, LVT noted nasal discharge and sneezing but was not noted on DVM intake exam; bloodwork overall unremarkable
-QAR, shy but docile
-no nasal discharge, sneezing noted or reported
-OU: open and clear, pupils dilated, iris atrophy; appears visual
-soft, almost inaudible voice
-unthrifty, dull coat
1. Nasal discharge/sneezing noted on intake-appears resolved
3. Hoarse voice
4. Unthrifty coat
5. Reported diarrhea-r/o parasites vs chronic GI vs other
-CTM overall health and appetite
Blood Work Interpretation
Vet Notes: 6:50 PM
low Eos 0.15 (0.17-1.57) — stress
low crea 0.4 (0.8-2.4) — muscle wasted
Vet Notes: 4:28 PM
DVM Intake Exam
Estimated age: 12yr
Microchip noted on Intake? neg
Microchip Number (If Applicable):
History : stray. Finder brought in 2 stray cats that she has been feeding the past 4 years. One had diarrhea and a foul odor, both had unkempt haircoats.
Subjective: BAR. A bit nervous, but friendly and well behaved during PE and med handling. No signs of aggression.
Observed Behavior –
Evidence of Cruelty seen – n
Evidence of Trauma seen – n
P = wnl
R = wnl
mm pink, slightly tacky, normal skin turgor
EENT: OU iris atrophy, clear corneas. Ears waxy debris. No nasal or ocular discharge noted. No coughing or sneezing.
Oral Exam: moderate dental disease
PLN: No enlargements noted
H/L: Grade II/VI HM, NSR. CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupnic
ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated, pendulous abdomen
MSI: Ambulatory x 4, skin free of parasites, no masses noted. Unkempt hair coat, scaling, a lot of dead under coat that pulls off easily. Underweight and muscle wasted
CNS: Alert and appropriated. Mydriatic OU. Positive direct/indirect PLRs OU, normal palpebrals, positive menace and dazzle OU.
Rectal: normal externally
moved out of med ISO, no URI signs noted on DVM intake
LRS SQ 100mL x 3 days
Grooming scheduled for tomorrow
vet check 3/25 – any URI signs
L V T Notes: 6:58 AM
[LVT Intake Exam]
Microchip Scan: negative, placed 981020023860363
Evidence of Cruelty: no
Observed Behavior: allows all handling but somewhat shut down
Sex: spayed female
Estimated Age: appx 12y+
Subjective: seemingly older animal, reported diarrhea and foul odor (+/- from housemate), unkempt haircoat with thick dander flakes, mild dehydration, muscle wasted body condition
Eyes: clear with fixed, dilated pupils; sneezing with occ. serousnasal d/c
Ears: thick, sticky wax AU, not pruritic, cleaned
Oral Exam: gingivitis and moderate staining
Musculoskeletal: WNL BCS 5.5/9 (muscle wasted and “droopy” as if heavier previously)
Preliminary Assessment: older animal, possible URI
Plan: DVM intake, parvo SNAP for panleuk (-), in medical iso for observation
This information is supplied as a guide only based on the history supplied to us and on our observations of the animal in the shelter. Animal Care Centers of NYC, its employees and agents accept no responsibility in the event that the animal behaved differently from its description above nor are any guarantees made in respect of its future behavior.
Animal Behavior Saved At: 25-Mar-2018 15:6:4.000
Animal Name: Kraft
Age: 12 Years 1 Week (approx)
Breed: Domestic Short Hair
Spayed / Neutered: Yes
Behavior Assessment Date:
Next Test Date:
Kraft was brought in as a stray, so there is no information on their behavior history or tendencies in a home environment. Kraft allowed the finder to approach her and pick her up to place her inside a carrier. Upon intake, Kraft sat up inside her carrier and allowed petting.
Subjective: A bit nervous, but friendly and well behaved during PE and med handling. No signs of aggression.
3/24/18 Lying down on her cage bedding with head up, soft body, and purrs in place
Cage is neat
Reaction to assessor:
Kraft was lying down by the back, calm and relaxed.
Reaction when softly spoken to:
Kraft makes eye contact and remains in place.
Reaction to cage door opening:
Kraft remains soft and relaxed.
Reaction to touch:
Kraft leans forward and sniffs the assessor’s hand. She accepts petting and pushes up with her head, leans in for more rubs, and begins to purr. She starts to knead, and then comes forward for more attention.
Reaction to being picked up:
Kraft remains calm and allows handling.
H – Healthy
Kraft interacts with the observer, appreciates attention, is easy to handle and tolerates all petting. This cat is showing behavior appropriate for new or experienced cat parents.
A volunteer writes: Gentle sweetness comes in all sizes and colors and with Kraft, it comes in a black and white tuxedo girl! You can get lost in her big beautiful kind eyes, and you won’t ever want to look away. She was sound asleep when I stopped by to say hi. I woke her out of her quiet slumber to let her know, I was there to deliver love and snuggles. After just a few coaxing words and a couple of cat treats, she was up and snuggled on up to me, resting her head against me in a grateful “thank you for the pets” way. Be still my heart! I spent quite a while with this sweetheart smothering her with pets and combing her lush fluffy coat. Got some extra TLC to give? Kraft will surely take it.
CAME IN WITH
Sunny Day 24151
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