KYRA – A1108084
Safe - 5-23-2017 Staten Island
SAFE 5/23/17 Kyra was surrendered by her owner because they were moving out of state and were unable to take her.
She is a quiet little cat who socialized well with children and a male cat at home.
Please help us get this friendly senior kitty out of the shelter and into a home today!
STATEN ISLAND CENTER
KYRA – A1108084
SPAYED FEMALE, BLACK / WHITE, DOMESTIC SH MIX,11 yrs
OWNER SUR – AVAILABLE, NO HOLD Reason MOVE2PRIVA
Intake condition UNSPECIFIE Intake Date 05/19/2017, From NY 10302, DueOut Date 05/19/2017,
Medical Behavior Evaluation GREEN
Medical Summary DVM Intake Exam Estimated age: 11 years old Microchip noted on Intake? scan negative History : owner surrender Subjective: Observed Behavior – friendly Evidence of Cruelty seen – no Evidence of Trauma seen – no Objective BCS 5/9 EENT: Eyes clear, ears clean, no nasal discharge noted Oral Exam: moderate dental calc and gingivitis PLN: No enlargements noted H/L: NSR, NMA, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupneic ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated U/G: FS, spay scar seen MSI: Ambulatory x 4, skin free of parasites, no masses noted, healthy hair coat CNS: mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities Assessment moderate dental disease Plan recommend a dental
Kyra is an 11 year old spayed female DSH that has no past or current medical issues that the owner is aware of. Owner s had Kyra for 11 years but had to surrender due to moving to a different state.
According to the owner, around strangers Kyra is shy for a few minutes but once comfortable she interacts in a gently matter with adults. She has been around children of all ages and was always respectful around the children. Owner had another cat at one point in the home a neutered male and stated that Kyra was very tolerant of the other animal. She has never been around dogs so behavior is unknown. Kyra does not have a bite history.
Owner has never tried to bathe Kyra or trim her nails so behavior is unknown. Kyra is afraid and will struggle to run away when the owner would try to brush her coat, pick Kyra up and hold her or put her into a carrier. When owner would disturb her while Kyra is sleeping, Kyra would not be bothered.
For a New Family to Know:
Kyra is described as friendly, affectionate, mellow, independent and quiet. She has a low activity level and likes to play with balls, wand toys and laser pointers. In the home, Kyra loves to be in her favorite spot and lounge around. She was kept indoors only and is litter box trained. In the home, Kyra used an uncovered litter box with clumping litter. Owner had a scratching post made of cardboard in the home that Kyra liked to use frequently. She was fed both wet and dry food brand Friskies.
Behavior during intake: Kyra was at the front of the carrier during intake. Counselor was able to transfer Kyra from carrier to den without any issues and scan for a mc. Once out of the den, counselor was able to collar and take a picture without any issues.
*DVM Intake Exam* 5/19
Estimated age: 11 years old
Microchip noted on Intake? scan negative
History : owner surrender
Observed Behavior – friendly
Evidence of Cruelty seen – no
Evidence of Trauma seen – no
EENT: Eyes clear, ears clean, no nasal discharge noted
Oral Exam: moderate dental calc and gingivitis
PLN: No enlargements noted
H/L: NSR, NMA, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupneic
ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated
U/G: FS, spay scar seen
MSI: Ambulatory x 4, skin free of parasites, no masses noted, healthy hair coat
CNS: mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities
moderate dental disease
recommend a dental
*Behavior Exam* 5/23
Previously lived with: Adults and children
Behavior toward strangers: Shy at first
Behavior toward children: Respectful
Behavior toward cats: Tolerant
Behavior toward dogs: Unknown
Bite or Scratch history: None
Litter box training: Uncovered box, clumping litter
Energy level/descriptors: Low, mellow and quiet
Other notes: Used a scratching post made of cardboard
Kyra was hiding behind her litter box when I approached her. She looked a bit tense, but leaned in as soon as I began petting her and slowly loosened up.
Cage Condition: Cage is neat
Reaction to assessor: Kyra looks at the assessor, body neutral
Reaction when softly spoken to: Kyra remains neutral
Reaction to cage door opening: Kyra looks at the assessor, body softens a bit
Reaction to touch: Kyra leans into petting, enjoys petting all over body
Reaction to being picked up: Kyra is calm, tolerant of this type of handling
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Mellow
CHARACTER TYPE: Shy, Sweet, Independent
BEHAVIOR SUMMARY: Average
Kyra 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.
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