MIO – A1111166
Safe - 5-24-2017 Brooklyn
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SAFE 5/24/17 Adorable 1-Year Old BEGINNER Kitty – MIO – With Mild Urinary Incontinence NEEDS YOU!
Mio A1111166 – 1 yr. female brown tabby/white cat, stray:
Mio was brought into ACC as a stray after her finder could not care for her and wasn’t able to find her a permanent home.
Around strangers Mio is friendly, outgoing and plays gently with adults and children of all ages. Mio has never been around other cats or dogs while with her finder.
Mio has never bitten/scratched another person or animal and did not show any concerning behavior while with her caretaker. Mio’s caretaker did not attempt to give her a bath, trim her nails, or brush her coat so it is unknown how she will react to those events. Mio enjoys being picked up/held and doesn’t mind being placed in a carrier or being disturbed while resting/sleeping.
For a new Family to know:
Mio is described as friendly, affectionate, playful and mellow. Mio was fed dry food and was kept outdoors only.
Mio was very calm during intake and allowed staff to collar her, pick her up, take a picture and scan for a microchip with no signs of aggression. Mio enjoys being pet by staff and would rub against staff during intake.
Previously lived with: Adults
Behavior toward strangers: friendly, outgoing
Behavior toward children: Plays gently with children of all ages
Behavior toward cats: Unknown
Behavior toward dogs: Unknown
Bite or Scratch history: None
Energy level/descriptors: Friendly, affectionate, playful and mellow.
Other notes: She enjoys being picked up/held and doesn’t mind being placed in a carrier or being disturbed while resting/sleeping.
Allows exam, enjoys head rubs
Comes forward as I approach, stretching and arms and vocalizing softly. Head-butts the kennel floor. Allows petting along head and body with a raised tail, leaning in.
Cage Condition: Cage is slightly re-arranged
Reaction to assessor: Mio meows softly as she brushes her body against the kennel furnishings.
Reaction when softly spoken to: Mio continues meowing and gently reaches out with paws trying to get the assessor’s attention.
Reaction to cage door opening: Mio is calm and relaxed.
Reaction to touch: Mio leans in for attention, allowing petting and rubs all over her body. She’s very affectionate, curious of her surroundings and loves being rubbed on her cheek.
Reaction to being picked up: Mio is calm, relaxed and allows all handling.
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Lively
VOCAL: Somewhat chatty
CHARACTER TYPE: Social, Sweet, Affectionate
BEHAVIOR SUMMARY: Beginner
interacts with the Assessor, solicits attention, is easy to handle and tolerates all petting. No known history of behavioral problems. This cat can go to a beginner home.
New exam is in. No major changes from her prior exams, she seems to have very mild urinary incontinence, but for the most part uses the litter box.
Recheck urinary problems. History of inappropriate urination due to possible nerve damage.
S/O: BARH. Acyive, social. Eating/drinking well. Mod amount of feces and small amount of urine in litterbox. No urine spots in cage or on bedding – cage has been recently cleaned.
ABD/UG: Abd soft, non-painful. Urinary bladder small, soft, non-painful. Several small drops of urine came out after palpation.
NEURO: Mildly decreased vulvar tone and tail tone. No perivulvar moisture or urine scalding.
A: Mild urinary incontinence – no obvious change in condition. R/o previous sacral injury, less likely congenital problem.
P: Continue to monitor while at BACC. No treatment indicated at this time.
Good prognosis with appropriate monitoring and management of any changes.
Pelvic radiographs show no obvious fractures, luxations or dislocations
Cat continues to be BARH. Active, attention seeking, eating well
Small amount of urine and feces in litterbox, small amounts of urine also in 2-3 spots in cage
No changes from previous PE — hind end slightly hunched under, decreased tail and vaginal tone, normal anal tone, bladder expresses very easily
Comfortable on spinal palpation
R/O sarcral nerve damage vs other
Open prognosis for complete return to function, no treatment indicated at this time
Permanently waived from spay at this time
During adoptions interaction, counselor noted urine staining along hind end, a large amount of urine on bedding, and urinating during interaction inappropriately
S/O: BARH. Attention seeking, allows all handling
EENT: Eyes clear, no ocular or nasal discharge, ears wnl, teeth clean
HL: Normal thoracic auscultation
ABD: Soft, non tender, medium sized bladder, expressed bladder with minimal pressure
INTEG: Slight urine staining along hind end
MS/NEURO: Ambulatory x 4, slightly hunched under in hind end, normal anal tone, slightly decreased tail tone, decreased vaginal tone
A: Inappropriate urination – R/O neuropathy from old injury vs other
P: Rec pelvic radiographs. No treatment indicated at this time
DVM Intake Exam
Microchip noted on Intake? n
History : stray
Observed Behavior – allows exam, enjoys head rubs
Evidence of Cruelty seen – n
Evidence of Trauma seen – n
P = 120 R = 1nl BCS 5/9
EENT: Eyes clear, ears clean, no nasal discharge noted
Oral Exam: clean teeth
PLN: No enlargements noted
H/L: NSR, NMA, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupnic
ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated
U/G: female, no scar palpated
MSI: Ambulatory x 4, skin free of parasites, no masses noted, healthy hair coat
CNS: mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities
SURGERY: Okay for surgery
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