LIME – 20531
Safe - 2-19-2018 Manhattan
SAFE 2/19/18 Lime was found as a stray in a building and the owner has not been found. He came in with a kitty cold and currently on treatment. He is negative for Felv/FIV, neutered and all ready to go! He is already neutered. Please offer to adopt or foster him today!
Care Center Location: Manhattan
ZIP Code From: 10029
Intake Type: Stray
Medical Behavior: Blue
Age: 2 years
Sex: Neutered Male
Weight: 7 lbs
Vet Notes: 6:35 PM
DVM Intake Exam
Estimated age: 2-4 years based on dentition and overall appearance
Microchip noted on Intake? Scanned negative on intake – MC placed during exam
History : Stray, no health hx available
Subjective: Alert, gets out of carrier slowly
Observed Behavior – Allows handling but tense; pt flinches at touch
Evidence of Cruelty seen – None
Evidence of Trauma seen – None
BAR-H, MMs pink and moist, BCS 5/9
EENT: Mild serous nasal discharge, nasal planum is slightly abraded and pink. Eyes clear, ears clean, no ocular discharge noted
Oral Exam: Mild tartar and gingivitis
PLN: Mandibular LNs are slightly enlarged, round.
H/L: NSR, NMA, Lungs clear, eupnic
ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated
U/G: Male neutered
MSI: Ambulatory x 4, skin free of parasites, no masses noted, healthy hair coat
CNS: Mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities
Rectal: Normal externally
1. Dental disease
2. Suspect URI, possible nasal planum ulceration – likely viral
1. Move to isolation, do not start meds at this time but monitor for progression of disease
2. Recommend dental cleaning and daily tooth brushing
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Animal Behavior Saved At: 15-Feb-2018 15:45:46.000
Animal Name: Lime
Age: 2 Years
Breed: Domestic Short Hair
Spayed / Neutered: Yes
Behavior Assessment Date:
Next Test Date:
Lime was brought in as a stray, so we don’t have any behavioral history or tendencies in a home environment.
2/12/18 Observed Behavior – Allows handling but tense; pt flinches at touch
Suspect URI. Resting towards back, soft eyes and body, seemed sleepy. Lay in place when door opened, sniffed hand, then leaned into pets, lowered head, closed eyes.
Reaction to assessor:
Lime remains neutral, crouched position with head up on his cage bedding during the approach.
Reaction when softly spoken to:
Lime shows interest, stretches in place with normal shape eyes.
Reaction to cage door opening:
Lime slowly engages with tail slightly down, ears erect and forward.
Reaction to touch:
Lime seems hesitant, but quickly warms up and head rubs the assessor’s hand, purring in place. He appreciates the petting and continues to solicit attention.
Reaction to being picked up:
He becomes antsy then jumps back into the cage.
H – Healthy
Lime 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.
Suitability With Children:
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