MOOSHIE – 12351
Safe - 11-13-2017 Brooklyn
SAFE 11/13/17 Mooshie was surrendered by her owner due to medical reasons. The owner stated that he got Mooshie from a friend 4 weeks ago. She is going outside litterbox which can mean several things and not a reason to dump your pet at a shelter. Please help Moonshie today.
Mooshie 12351 – 2 yr. female white/gray cat:
Origin AddressIs this cat having litter box issues?Yes, If yes, Please elaborate:Owner stated that Mooshie is not able to hold her bowels and is using the bathroom outside of the litter box.
Basic Information:Mooshie looks to be a 2 year old female white and gray medium hair cat that was surrendered by her owner due to medical reasons. The owner stated that he got Mooshie from a friend 4 weeks ago.
Previously lived with:Owner
How is this cat around strangers?When around strangers Mooshie is friendly and outgoing. When playing with adults she is gentle.
How is this cat around children?Mooshie has not spent time in the home with children so it is unknown how she will react.
How is this cat around other cats?Mooshie has not spent time in the home around other cats so it is unknown how she will react.
How is this cat around dogs?Mooshie has not spent time in the home around dogs so it is unknown how she will react.
Behavior NotesOwner stated that overall Mooshie behaves well. On the way to the ACC in the car she was quiet. When being bathed she isn’t bothered. She has never had her nails trimmed so it is unknown how she will react. She isn’t bothered if she is held, brushed or put in a carrier.
Bite history:Mooshie has never bitten a person or another animal.
Has this cat ever had any medical issues?NoMedical NotesNo reported medical concerns
For a New Family to KnowOwner described Mooshie was friendly affectionate and playful. When at home she will follow her owner around.She likes to play with stuffed and wand toys.She has been kept indoors only and eats both wet and dry food. She is used to a hooded litter box with clumping litter. Mooshie scratches on a post made of cardboard.
Behavior Notes:During intake Mooshie was friendly and outgoing. She allowed the counselor to collar her and take her picture with no problems.
Spay-Neuter Waiver Documentation
Vet Notes: 5:13 PM
[Spay/Neuter Waiver – Medical Condition]
Your newly adopted pet is currently underweight and had diarrhea and the staff veterinarians are issuing a temporary waiver from the spay/neuter requirements of the City of NY. Follow up care at your regular veterinarian is recommended to ensure continued treatment. Your veterinarian will advise you if surgical sterilization is appropriate.
Vet Notes: 5:06 PM
DVM Intake Exam
Estimated age: ~3-5yrs
Microchip noted on Intake? no
History : owner surrender
Observed Behavior – BAR, ~5% dehydration, allows all handling, voracious appetite
Evidence of Cruelty seen – no
Evidence of Trauma seen – no
P = WNL R = WNL BCS 3/9
EENT: Eyes clear, ears clean, no nasal discharge noted
Oral Exam: Moderate dental tartar/staining, mild gingivitis, pink mm
PLN: No enlargements noted
H/L: NSR, NMA, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupnic
ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated
U/G: Female, lactating
MSI: Ambulatory x 4, skin free of parasites, no masses noted, fecal stained hind end, slightly unkempt
CNS: mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities
Assessment: Lactating, underweight, diarrhea
Plan: Ponazuril given in addition to pyrantel. Rec metronidazole 0.25ml PO q12 x 7 days and LRS 75ml SQ q24 x 3 days
Prognosis: Good if appropriate response to medication
Temporary waiver due to diarrhea and underweight
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