MICHELLE – A1112320
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***SAFE 06/04/17*** MICHELLE MA BELLE – BEAUTIFUL CALICO GIRL WANTS TO BE YOUR ONE AND ONLY! 12 year old Michelle was brought to the shelter for a bite incident but she is friendly and got a great AVERAGE rating for being a professional head-butting kitty! She allows all handling with no signs of aggression and needs her rescue angel to reserve her by NOON!!
My name is MICHELLE. My Animal ID # is A1112320. – P
I am a female tortie domestic sh mix. The shelter thinks I am about 12 YEARS old.
I came in the shelter as a STRAY on 05/17/2017 from NY 10472, owner surrender reason stated was BITEPEOPLE.
05/31/2017 AT RISK MEMO
Michelle A1112320 was placed At Risk for URI
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
05/31/2017 Exam Type OBSERVATION – Medical Rating is 3 NC – MAJOR CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, Behavior Rating is NONE, Weight 7.8 LBS.
offered tuna and baby food – gerber; not interested but appears to be eating some of the dry food in cage
05/17/2017 PET PROFILE MEMO
05/17/17 20:01 Michelle is a female torbie that was brought in because of biting the finder. She was in the home for one week and was friendly with the owners other cat but kept the seperated so they can get use to eachother. behavior upon intake: due to the bite history counselor did not do much handling. She allowed to be petted, michelle walked into carrier on her own. There was no collaaring and scanned negative
05/23/2017 WEB MEMO
05/25/2017 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – AVERAGE
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Laid back VOCAL: Quiet CHARACTER TYPE: Shy, Sweet MEDICAL BEHAVIOR: 5/18/17- allowed handling ENRICHMENT NOTES: 5/18/17- Resting in litter box, awake but head down. Tiny flinch whenever touched. Tolerated pets, but lip licked and kept face hidden. 5/21/17- Crouched in litter box, Eyes became dilated, lowered head when door opened. Actually leaned into pets today! Lifted rear for butt scratches. Posture softened and eyes became less dilated. 5/22/17- In litter box, a little tense, but more responsive to touch today. Leaned and arched into pets, lifted rear for butt scratches. Easily picked up, but became anxious and quickly jumped back into kennel. Hid under kuranda bed, behind bedding. 5/23/17- Huge improvement! Still in litter box on approach, brief hesitation, then became very affectionate. Repeatedly head-butted, leaned and arched into pets, and purred. Started slow blinking after door closed. 5/24/17- Still in litter box on approach. Brief hesitation, then once again became very affectionate. Head-butted, leaned, and arched into pets, purred. Lured slowly to the front with more pets. Stayed briefly at the front after door closed, sniffed hand between bars, then went back to litter box. EVALUATION: Cage Condition: No change Reaction to assessor: Michelle seems tense, tucked limbs during the approach. Reaction to cage door opening: Michelle ears are erect and forward, immobile. Reaction to touch: Michelle warms up to the touch and engages the front with tail slightly down. Then she began to bunt the assessor’s hand and purr in place. Reaction to being picked up: She becomes antsy then jumps back into the cage. BEHAVIOR SUMMARY: Average Michelle 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.
GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION
No Group Behavior Summary
05/18/2017 DVM INTAKE PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 3 NC – MAJOR CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, behavior rating was NONE
05/18/17 11:27 BAR, allowed handling, used towel to wrap in burrito just in case because of DHO status but did not show signs of agression-no hissing or growling, allowed completely physical exam including turing her on her side to look for spay scar without any issues Clear OU/AU, nndc OP 2/4 tartar PLN wnl H/L reg, no obvious murmur, ssp, lungs clear/eupenic, no coughing or sneezing ABD snp MSK amb x 4 Integ wnl, no ectoparasites noted BCS 4/9 UG f/i, no obvious spay scar noted Neuro alert and appropriate A:Apparently healthy geriatric P:No tx needed Good prognosis Ok for surgery
05/31/2017 CAGE EXAM (LAST MAJOR EXAM)
Medical rating 4 C – SEVERE CONDITIONS ,
05/30/17 16:10 Recheck geriatric cat with URI + anorexia S/O QAR appears to have eaten all dry food that was offered, no interest in canned food mild-mod dehydration nasal congestion, sneezed once with mucous swallowing hard, licking lips A URI dehydration-suspect secondary to URI inappetance-improved P CWCT as long as eating and improving day to day, then okay to leave in iso if appetite declines again, then rec’d IVF and force feeding
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