LUNA – 27232
Urgent - Manhattan
STILL HERE!! Luna is a wonderful older girl who came to ACC after a new baby in the home suffered from allergies. Luna was a bit nervous when she first came in but has really warmed up and runs up to the front of her kennel for all the attention she can get! This big girl is just looking for a couch and a ray of sunshine to snooze away the day.
Care Center Location: Manhattan
ZIP Code From: 10462
Intake Type: Owner surrender
Medical Behavior: Yellow
Age: 11 years
Weight: 16 lbs
Medical Assistant: 6:35 AM
re wt from 14.5 to 14.9
L V T Notes: 8:54 AM
reweigh= 14.9 pounds
0.75ml Pyrantel given PO
FVRCP 2 of 2 given RFL SQ
Vet Notes: 4:12 PM
Sneezing noted by volunteer.
EENT — no ocular discharge. mild serous nasal discharge with intermittent sneezing. No audible congestion.
URI — mild, suspect viral.
treat in place with signage and sneeze guard
fortiflora x 5 days
Vitamin B12 inj 0.25ml SQ once
monitor hydration and appetite daily
Spay-Neuter Waiver Documentation
Vet Notes: 12:51 PM
SURGERY IS PERMANENTLY WAIVED FROM ACC DUE TO AGE
Vet Notes: 12:53 PM
DVM Intake Exam
Estimated age: Reported 11 years old – exam is consistent with this
Microchip noted on Intake? Scanned neg on LVT exam – MC placed at that time
History : Surrendered. No health concerns reported.
Subjective: Alert, following outside movements while in cat den.
Observed Behavior – Looked around once den was opened, but didn’t come out on her own. Allowed petting of her head, but started yowling on ear/face exam. Was restrained with towels for exam, combo test and vaccination; pt hissed and yowled throughout.
Evidence of Cruelty seen – None
Evidence of Trauma seen – None
BAR-H, MMs pink and moist, BCS 9/9
EENT: Difficult to examine ears due to behavior; possibly pigmented vs. debris present. Eyes clear, no nasal or ocular discharge noted.
Oral Exam: Severe tartar and gingivitis.
PLN: Could not palpate.
H/L: NSR, NMA, Lungs clear, eupnic
ABD: Soft, large, no masses palpated
U/G: Female, no 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
Rectal: Normal externally
2. Severe dental disease
3. Possible otitis; difficult to determine
1. Recommend weight loss of 4-6 lbs – slowly
2. Recommend dental cleaning and daily tooth brushing
Permanent waiver due to age
L V T Notes: 2:35 AM
age as per owner 11 yrs
CT not possible due to behavior
rabies record updated
hissed, growled, tried to bite
Animal Behavior Saved At: 9-May-2018 14:26:33.000
Animal Name: Luna
Age: 11 Years 2 Weeks
Breed: Domestic Short Hair
Spayed / Neutered: No
Behavior Assessment Date:
Next Test Date:
Previously lived with: 5 Adults, 1 Infant
Behavior toward strangers: Luna is shy around strangers and will run away from them unless they visit frequently.
Behavior toward children: Luna lived with an infant but due to allergies she was kept away from her.
Bite or Scratch history: none
Litter box training: yes
Energy level/descriptors: Low Energy, Affectionate, Shy
Other notes: Lunaâ€™s former owner stated, she is an affectionate cat that enjoys sleeping most of the day on people’s beds.
Resting on bedding, soft eyes and body, seemed sleepy. Lay in place when door opened, leaned into pets. Sniffed treats, ate one or two, then appeared to doze off after door closed.
Reaction to assessor:
Luna remains neutral, resting on her kuranda bed during the approach.
Reaction when softly spoken to:
Luna becomes alert then turns her head towards the front with eyes wide open.
Reaction to cage door opening:
Luna remains immobile in place, ears erect and forward.
Reaction to touch:
Luna slowly head rubs after a few strokes while remaining in resting position.
Reaction to being picked up:
While Luna briefly allowed the pickup she began to grumble then placed back down.
H – Healthy
Luna appreciates attention, is easy to handle and tolerates all petting. This cat is showing behavior appropriate for new or experienced cat parents.
Animal ID: 27232
Animal Name: Luna
Breed: Domestic Short Hair
This animal came from:
Date of Intake
Luna is a female black and white domestic short hair cat that is estimated to be 11 years old. her previous owner found her as a stray 11 years ago and kept her until family members began to suffer fron allergies.
Previously lived with:
5 Adults, 1 Infant
How is this cat around strangers?
Luna is shy around strangers and will run away from them unless they visit frequently.
How is this cat around children?
Luna lived with an infant but due to allergies she was kept away from her.
How is this cat around other cats?
Luna was not around other cats in her previous home.
How is this cat around dogs?
Luna was not around dogs in her previous home.
Luna tends to scratch on rugs and carpets at home. She is very quiet and relaxed when in a car and in a carrier. She is not bothered by people trimming her nails or by baths. She enjoys being brushed for long periods of time. She does not like to picked up for more than a few seconds before trying to run away.
Luna has no history of having bitten another person or animal.
Low Energy, Affectionate, Shy
Has this cat ever had any medical issues?
Luna has no known medical concerns.
For a New Family to Know
Luna is an affectionate cat that enjoys sleeping most of the day on people’s beds. She will occasionally follow people around from room to room. She enjoys playing with laser pointers and and stuffed toys. She is used to being indoors and eats dry food. She is very litter box trained and will use a uncovered litter box. She does not use scratching posts but will scratch on carpets and rugs.
Luna was very loose bodied during intake, she was arching her back to being petted and had a quivering tail. She was head butting my hand as i scratched her head. She allowed me to collar her and pick her up.
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